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Name

High-Throughput Cell Based Assay for the Identification of Drugs Targeting the NF-kB Signaling Pathway

Organization name

National Jewish Health

Profile

Summary

Researchers at National Jewish Health have developed a microscopy-based visual assay to measure the antigen-receptor activation of an intermediate molecule located upstream of NF-kB

Potential Applications

Identification of compounds as potential agents against inflammatory diseases, immune diseases and cancer

Advantages of Invention

The assay targets Bcl10, a specific intermediate protein of the NF- kB pathway, and it is compatible with epifluorescence/confocal microscopy

State of Development

Using cell lines developed in-house, National Jewish Health scientists have demonstrated that T cell receptor activation of NF-kB involves the dynamic relocalization of the signaling intermediate Bcl10. This protein movement can be visualized by confocal or epifluore scence microscopy using a fluorescent marker (such as GFP) or antibodies.

Patent Status

Issued U.S. Patent #7,169,570

Publication

Proc Natl Acad SciĀ 2004 Jan 27;101(4):1004-9.

Inventors

Brian Schaefer, PhD, Philippa Marrack, PhD and John Kappler, PhD

Licensing Status

This technology is available for licensing.

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