Abstract

The present invention provides materials and methods useful to treat various sGCα1-expressing cancers. Materials include peptides which interfere with sGCα1's pro-survival functions, thereby resulting in apoptosis of sGCα1-expressing cells. In addition, the present invention provides screening assays, diagnostic assays, methods to prognose, methods to treat, and kits.

Document Type

Patent

Primary Class

514/1.1

Secondary Class

530/327

Application Number

13/375307

Filing Date

May 2010

Patent Number

US8575087

Assignee(s)

The University of Toledo

Publication Date

11-5-2013

Patent Country

US

Language

en_US

Institution

The University of Toledo

Repository

University of Toledo Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Initiatives

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