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Anti-human Myeloid Cell Nuclear Differentiation Monoclonal Antibody

The antibody is a rat IgG1 monoclonal, clone 3C1.


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Jody Hankins

615.322.5907
Research Tools
Antibody
Inflammatory/Immune

Anti-Armadillo Repeat Gene Deleted in Velo-cardiofacial Syndrome Monoclonal Antibody

This research targets ARVCF.


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Karen Rufus

615.322.4295

Inventors

Albert Reynolds
Research Tools
Antibody

GluN2B Floxed Mice (also called NR2B, glutamate receptor 2B)

Allows for targeted deletion of the GluN2B subunit of NMDA receptors in specific cells or at specific times during development, juvenile, or adult stages. C57BL6/J background


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Jody Hankins

615.322.5907

Inventors

Eric Delpire
Research Tools
Animal Model
Neuroscience/Neurology

Stable HERG Expressing Cells

Vanderbilt researchers have designed a cell line with stable expression of the human heart potassium channel, HERG. This cell line has robust and very consistent cell-to-cell HERG activity without detectable endogenous ionic currents, making it ideal to use in preclinical drug screening.


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Karen Rufus

615.322.4295
Research Tools
Cell Line
Cardiovascular

Plasmid Based Reverse Genetics for Reovirus

Scientists at Vanderbilt have developed an entirely plasmid-based system to better utilize reoviruses as a research tool. The system allows for generating a reovirus entirely from cloned cDNAs comprising three steps involving fairly well-known techniques.


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Mike Villalobos

615.322.6751

Stably-Transfected (HEK-293 cells) Human Serotonin Transporter (hSERT) Cell Line

HEK-293 cells stably-Transfected with Human Serotonin Transporter (hSERT)


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Karen Rufus

615.322.4295

Inventors

Randy Blakely
Research Tools
Cell Line

Assay for Novel Serotonin Transporter Blockers

The mutant SERTs we have developed can provide for a platform to screen for novel modes/molecules interrupting SERT function. As SERT blockers are effective antidepressants, this strategy can lead to novel antidepressant medications. It may also be useful in development of animal models to test antidepressant action in vivo.


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Karen Rufus

615.322.4295

A Method for Genetically Engineering Proteins with Cell Membrane Translocating Activity

The invention describes a membrane-translocating peptide sequence (MTS) which facilitates entry of polypeptides and proteins into cells. Also described is an isolated nucleotide sequence encoding the membrane-translocating peptide and a method of using this sequence to genetically engineer proteins with cell membrane permeability. The MTS, and the method of genetically engineering proteins with cell membrane permeability, are useful for polypeptide and protein delivery for human and veterinary applications such as vaccine delivery and cancer therapy.


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Janis Elsner

615.343.2430
Research Tools

Olfactory Genes from the Malaria Mosquito

This technology facilitates the discovery and design of novel agents for either repelling or otherwise controlling insects that have important economic or medical significance. In particular, mosquitoes are responsible for transmitting a number of diseases, including malaria, West Nile, dengue and yellow fevers. The Zwiebel laboratory has identified human odorants and the protein receptors in mosquitoes that allow female mosquitoes to identify their hosts when they need blood to satisfy their reproductive needs. With funding from the Gates Foundation's Grand Challenge in Global Health initiative, the Zwiebel laboratory, along with collaborators at Yale, Wageningen University in the Netherlands, and researchers in Africa, developed biological and behavioral assays to screen and test numerous agents as potential repellants and attractants for the Anopholes gambiae mosquito.
These methods have been applied to include agricultural pests, disease vectors and nuisance insects (important for many tourist-based economies).


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Janis Elsner

615.343.2430

Inventors

Laurence Zwiebel
Research Tools

Lipoxygenase Proteins and Nucleic Acids

Isolated and purified lipoxygenase proteins and nucleic acids are described. Particularly, a novel human 15(S) lipoxygenase (15-Lox-2) protein and cDNA and a cDNA for mouse 8S-lipoxygenase are described. Recombinant host cells, recombinant nucleic acids and recombinant proteins are also described, along with methods of producing each. Isolated and purified antibodies to 15-Lox-2 and 8-Lox, and methods of producing the same, are also described.


Licensing Contact

Janis Elsner

615.343.2430

Inventors

Alan Brash