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Factor IX Variants With Enhanced Biological Functions
Market NeedHemophilia B, also known as Christmas disease, is an x-linked genetic disorder caused by missing or defective Factor IX (FIX), a clotting protein. It is estimated that hemophilia occurs 1 in every 5000 births with 20,000 estimated to have hemophilia in the US alone. The severity of decrease in FIX levels in Hemophilia B patients varies f...
Published: 2/27/2018   |   Inventor(s): Valder Arruda, Rodney Camire, Benjamin Samelson-Jones
Category(s): Therapeutic
Enhancing platelet production from megakaryocytes in-vitro
Sorting megakaryocytes by the presence of Factor V selects for cells with high platelet yieldMarket NeedPlatelets are critical as a first line treatment for trauma and hematological diseases. The demand for platelet transfusions is increasing along with the aging population and supply is often stressed in times of increased need. In fact, it has be...
Published: 2/23/2017   |   Inventor(s): Deborah French, Paul Gadue, Mortimer Poncz, Rodney Camire, Xiuli Sim
Keywords(s): Hematology
Category(s): Therapeutic