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Chemerin9 Variants for Diagnosis and Therapy of Pancreatic and Oesophageal Cancer

06.06.2012
<strong>Background</strong><br>Pancreatic and oesophageal tumors are comparatively rare but characterized by high mortality rates. One reason is that such tumors are commonly detected only at advanced stages of cancerous disease. Often the disease is detected by chance, for instance during the course of other medical examinations. <br><br>

<strong>Technology</strong><br> Occurrence of CMKLR1, a G protein-coupled receptor, was found to be elevated in oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma and pancreatic adenocarcinoma. We offer peptidic variants of CMKLR1 ligand Chemerin9 with highest stability and optimized ligand binding properties. Attached to a detectable label or therapeutically active agent the peptide variants are suitable for imaging of mestastases formation in pancreatic and oesophageal tumors and its therapy in a theranostic approach.<br> <p><strong>Benefits</strong><br> <ul> <li>Reliable diagnosis of primary pancreatic and oesophageal tumors</li>

<li>Promising Target: CMKLR1</li> <li>Reliable detection of early metastases</li> <li>Suitable for routine medical screening</li> </ul> <p><strong>IP Rights</strong><br> European priority application filed<br> <strong><br> Patent Owner</strong><br> Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin</p>

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