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EPITOPES, COMBINED EPITOPES, USE OF EPITOPES OR THEIR COMBINATION, COMPOSITION, USES OF THE COMPOSITION, ANTI- HIV-I PROPHYLACTIC VACCINES, THERAPEUTIC VACCINES, METHOD FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF EPITOPES AND METHODS FOR TREATMENT AND PREVENTION

Document type:Patente
Inventor(s): Edecio Cunha Neto; Jorge Elias Kalil Filho; Simone Gonçalves da Fonseca
Applicant: Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP) ; Fundação Zerbini ; Universidade de São Paulo (USP)
Deposit date: March 2008, 05
INPI register:
US12/073,401 - INPI Search
IPC: C07H 21/04 A61K 39/21
Abstract

The present invention refers to new epitopes recognized by CD4+ T-lymphocytes. In addition, the present invention refers to the uses of such epitopes and their combinations, particularly in the treatment or prevention of disorders caused by the HIV-1 virus. The present invention also refers to a composition comprising said epitopes and the uses of said composition, particularly in the treatment or prevention of disorders caused by the HIV-1 virus. The present invention also refers to anti-HIV-1 prophylactic vaccines and therapeutic vaccines. Furthermore, the present invention refers to a method for the identification of epitopes and methods for treating or preventing an infection caused by the HIV-1 virus.



Grantee:Edecio Cunha Neto
Principal researcher:Edecio Cunha Neto
Institution: Secretaria da Saúde (São Paulo - Estado). Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da USP (HCFMUSP). Instituto do Coração Professor Euryclides de Jesus Zerbini (INCOR)
Support type: Research Grants - Support for Intellectual Property Rights and Licensing (PAPI/Nuplitec)