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Recent Patents on Live Bacteria and their Products as Potential Anticancer Agents

[ Vol. 7 , Issue. 1 ]

Author(s):

Arsenio M. Fialho, Nuno Bernardes and Ananda M. Chakrabarty   Pages 31 - 55 ( 25 )

Abstract:


This review intends to provide a comprehensive coverage of the various patents, published or issued, since 2007 on live or attenuated bacteria as potential anticancer agents, as well as microbial products including toxins, enzymes, antibiotics, various proteins and peptides as well as other small molecular weight products. Below is a list of such published/ issued patents and a summary of the main contents of many such patents.

Keywords:

Anticancer drugs, bacteria, bacterial produts, cancer, patents, Tumor Growth, Therapeutic Vaccine Vector, Uterine Cancer, Oncopathic Therapy, Colon Cancer Cells

Affiliation:

Department of Microbiology&Immunology, University of Illinois College of Medicine, 835 South Wolcott Avenue, Chicago, IL 60612, USA.



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