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2013-050 – The invention is a low-cost fluorescence camera system that can be used to obtain fluorescence images.
2010-312 – The invention relates to the treatment of meningiomas using a composition including a cytotoxic agent and a compound selected from phenylbenzothiazole derivatives, stilbene derivatives, and biphenylalkyne derivatives.
1998-039 – Through the use of gene targeting in mouse embryonic stem (ES) cells we have successfully generated a line of mice deficient in eosinophil granule major basic protein-1 (mMBP-1). These mice would be useful in drug discovery programs directed toward developing treatments for asthma, allergy, inflammation and a variety of eosinophil-related disorders. PMID: 11067904
2014-430 – Mouse model for human progeroid syndrome. Genotype/Phenotype: Sprtn hypomorphic, premature aging (progeria with humans). Utility: disease model for progeria. PMID: 25501849
2014-330 – An adult hypomorphic model of Propionic acidemia (PA) in Pcca− mice using a transgene bearing an A138T mutant of the human PCCA protein. Pcca−/−(A138T) mice have 2% of wild-type PCC activity, survive to adulthood, and have elevations in propionylcarnitine, methylcitrate, glycine, alanine, lysine, ammonia, and markers associated with cardiomyopathy similar to those in patients with PA. Data... Read More
2014-148 – The SR4G transgenic zebrafish stress response reporter line utilizes a tandem array of glucocorticoid response element sequences to drive expression of a short half-life green fluorescent protein when bound by active glucocorticoid receptors. High-resolution imaging and qRT-PCR have been used to characterized the spatiotemporal responses of this reporter line following exposure to exogenous... Read More
2014-055 – Exon 41 of LRRK2 is floxed, thus LRRK2 can be removed by cre-mediated deletion. Genotype/Phenotype: homozygous LRRK2loxp/ LRRK2loxp, phenotype would be dependent on which cells express Cre after crossing. Utility: Parkinson’s Disease Research PMID: 22647713
2010-196 – iPhil mouse line permitting inducible loss of eosinophils to study eosinophil-related diseases. Genotype/Phenotype: Inducible ablation of eosinophils is accomplished through expression of the human diptheria toxin receptor exclusively in cells of the eosinophil lineage. Diptheria toxin exposure completely eliminates circulating osinophils without affecting other cell types. Depletion is... Read More
2010-142 – Conditional NKAP knockout mouse. Genotype/Phenotype: NKAP is a transcriptional repressor of the Notch signaling pathway. The cre-lox system was used to remove exon 3 of NKAP and disrupt repressor function of NKAP. Loss of NKAP function early in T cell development resulted in a severe block in T cell development. Utility: Mouse model for examining NKAP function and the role of NKAP in T... Read More
2010-040 – Mouse overexpressing PAPP-A in arterial smooth muscle for the study of atherosclerotic lesion development. Genotype/Phenotype: A modified SM22alpha promoter with a deleted repressor element drives smooth muscle overexpression. Upon crossbreeding with ApoE knockout mice, PAPP-A transgenic mice develop larger atherosclerotic lesions than ApoE knockout mice. Utility: Model for examining the... Read More
2009-333 – ERB (estrogen receptor beta) mouse monoclonal antibody. Epitope: amino acids 1-140 Known Applications: Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), Immunohistochemistry (IHC), Western blot (WB) Known Reactivity: Human
2009-216 – Mouse expressing human rab9 GTPase. Genotype/Phenotype: Mice demonstrate a dramatic reduction in storage of gangliosides and an approximately 22% increase in lifespan relative to controls. Utility: Useful for studies of secretion in the intestine and/or liver. Possible application to other lysosomal storage diseases. Model for in vivo studies of rab9 regulation and activity. PMID:... Read More
2007-110 – Genotype/Phenotype: Mice expressing human MUC1 (mucin) were mated with mice expressing elastase-driven SV40 T antigen. The resulting mice spontaneously develop pancreatic tumors that express high levels of the MUC1. Utility: Useful for investigating immune responses during tumor progression. PMID link: 10975866
2007-064 – Panel is comprised of immortalized lymphopblastoid cell lines from nearly 300 healthy individuals of varying ethnicities. For each line, genome-wide SNP characterization, gene expression, genome wide copy number, and substantial genomic sequencing data are available. This panel is valuable for pharmacogenomic evaluation of drug efficacy and safety in addition to identification of... Read More
2007-016 – Mouse expressing the human alpha-synuclein gene for the study of Parkinson’s disease. Genotype/Phenotype: These mice express the human alpha-synuclein gene, under the control of its endogenous human promoter and regulatory elements. Genomic multiplication of this locus in humans results in Parkinson’s disease with subsequent dementia, with post-mortem transitional or diffuse Lewy body... Read More
2006-220 – Hi52C is a mouse monoclonal antibody (IgG) generated against recombinant human FKBP52. The antibody is highly specific for FKBP52 and recognizes antigen on Western blots and will immunoprecipitate native protein complexes containing FKBP52. Hi52C is known to crossreact with FKBP52 from human, mouse, and rabbit sources. PMID Publication:15831525
2006-219 – Hi51B is a mouse monoclonal antibody (IgG) generated against recombinant human FKBP51. The antibody is highly specific for FKBP51 and recognizes antigen on Western blots and will immunoprecipitate native protein complexes containing FKBP51. Hi51B is known to crossreact with FKBP51 from human, mouse, and rabbit sources.
2006-116 – Mice expressing multiple human HLA class II molecules for the study of immune response to bacterial superantigens. Genotype/Phenotype: Mice express multiple varieties of human HLA class II molecules. Utility: Model systems for studying bacterial superantigens. PMID: 16428778 PMID: 18501769 PMID: 18086265
2004-287 – Rabbit polyclonal antibodies were generated to a specific phosphorylated peptide in the Smad3 protein. Epitope: COOH-GSPSIRCSpSVpS Known Applications: Western blot (WB) Known Reactivity: Human PMID 15520863
2003-128 – Human brain tumors that show invasive behavior in the brains of immunocompromised mice. Numerous, well-characterized tissue grafts are available.
2000-124 – Rat IgG Monoclonal Antibody Reactive Against Murine MBP Major basic protein, Clone 14.7.4 Known Applications: Immunohistochemistry (IHC), Western blot (WB) Known Reactivity: Mouse NIH publication 11067904
2000-020 – Mouse strain allowing inducible gene expression in the heart. Genotype/Phenotype: Utilizes a tetracycline- inducible cardiac-specific promoter (a-MHC) to drive a transactivator activating expression of any target gene. Utility: System for modulating gene expression in cardiac tissue. This technology uses the TET-ON/TET-OFF System®. PMID publication: 11437283
2013-287 – Researchers at Mayo Clinic have generated immortalized osteocytes derived from sclerostin (Sost-/-) knock out and wild-type (Sost+/+) mice. Clonal populations of cells were immortalized with SV40 T-antigen-containing viral constructs and maintained on collagen coated plates. Clone 8 (derived from Sost knock out mice) and clone 12 (derived from Sost wild-type mice) expressed mRNAs for... Read More
2013-273 – Background: Aerobic fitness is one of the best predictors of all-cause mortality but not easily assessed on a large scale accurately. Technology Description: A web based health fitness assessment tool which may be carried out at any location and requires nothing more than a device camera, web portal, a step, and a chair. Using technology based light reflection and color spectrum, heart... Read More
2013-180 – Snail is a protein that, when it is active induces an invasive phenotype in cancer cells. Inactivation of Snail can occur by phosphorylation of its amino acid residue serine 11 (see attached publication). We have generated a phosphosite specific antibody that targets the protein Snail, when it is phosphorylated at serine 11. This antibody can be utilized as a research tool, but also allows to... Read More
2013-152 – This invention record covers following three topics regarding the software development for eye tracking data processing and analysis: 1) Classifying fixations and saccades from raw eye movements and extracting eye tracking features - The analysis of the eye movements is typically performed in terms of “fixations” (maintaing visual gaze within a specific area of the screen or region of... Read More
Two Stable H4 Neuroglioma Cell Lines Expressing Alpha-synuclein Bioluminescent- and Fluorescent- Protein Complemention Pairs
2013-134 – A plasmid was constructed to contain an FRT cassette, hygromycin resistance, and a tetracycline-driven bidirectional promoter. Then the cDNA encoding alpha-synuclein protein was fused with either the N- or C-terminal half of gaussia luciferase, or with the N- or C-terminal half of Yellow Fluorescent Protein sequences. These fusion constructs were then inserted in the bidirectional plasmid... Read More
Improvements to a Novel System for Assessing and Documenting a Trainees Competence in Endoscopic Procedures
2013-112 – This represents improvements to the Mayo Colonoscopy Skills Assessment Tool (MCSAT). The Original MCSAT is a tool designed to be used for assessing endoscopy skills at the bedside In GI fellows throughout the training process. This improvement streamlines the previous tool to make it shorter but also adds the ability to track polyp detection rates lacking in the previous form.
"FACS-TB" a Novel Laboratory Method and Biomarker for Detection and Stratification of Latent Tuberculosis Infection
2013-109 – Accurate detection of the latent form of tuberculosis (TB) infection remains a major clinical and public health problem worldwide, which in the United States, disproportionally affects minorities, foreign-born individuals and patients with weak immune defenses (e.g. patients with HIV infection andlor on immunosuppressive medications). We designed and validated a new method that detects... Read More
2013-107 – The generation of a mouse strain with knockout of B7-H1 gene.
2013-105 – The ε4 allele of the apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene is the strongest genetic risk factor for late-onset Alzheimer’s disease (AD) compared to the more common ε3 allele. Studies in animal models and humans suggest that apoE4 exhibits both loss-of-function and gain-of-toxic-function compared to apoE3. In regulating amyloid pathology, apoE4 is less efficient than apoE3 in mediating the clearance of... Read More
2013-102 – The Hdac3 conditional knockout mouse model made with Osx-Cre is a useful tool to study the molecular and physiological mechanisms by which factors (e.g., OPG and others) produced in the skeleton, particularly by immature osteoblasts and osteoblast progenitor cells, influence energy metabolism and prevent diseases like type 2 diabetes.
2013-082 – Antigen specific recognition is involved in adaptive immune responses. Most T lymphocytes express an antigen specific αβ T Cell Receptor (TCR) responsible for recognizing its ligand (peptide/MHC) and responding through various effector functions. In an attempt to better understand TCR function, extensive efforts have been placed in discerning the structural and biochemical makeup of the TCR.... Read More
2013-081 – Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is widely used to diagnostically investigate the human body. However, unlike other medical imaging modalities (e.g., X-ray CT), MRI data is not explicitly quantitative - pixel values do not directly represent physiological information. There is strong clinical interest in transforming MRI into a quantitative modality, and to measure quantities such as flow,... Read More
2013-061 – We have developed an ongoing procedure at Mayo Clinic for obtaining and xenografting fresh pancreatic adenocarcinoma tumors into SCID mice. The tissues are obtained through an institutionally review board approved process, and informed consent is obtained from the patients. We have full annotation of clinical characteristics and disease course of the patients. Pretreatment blood samples... Read More
Genetically Engineered Mouse Model of Multiple Myeloma Without IoxP Sites (Vk*MYCwoLoxP) and Transplantable Cell Lines
2013-058 – A transgenic mouse model of multiple myeloma. Vk*MYCwoLoxP mice have conditional MYC activation in germinal center B cells. Mice progress to indolent myeloma with features highly characteristic of human disease. These mice can be used to study the biology and drug treatment of multiple myeloma, and can be crossed with conditional mice strains expressing Cre recombinase. Transplantable... Read More
2013-056 – The invention is a method to prepare hydroxamate resin for use in metal ion separations.
2012-302 – A 12 gene-panel is described capable of predicting whether an induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell line will have high or low cardiogenic potential upon in vitro differentiation. By comparing microarray data from high-cardiogenic versus low-cardiogenic lines, a discrete panel of genes was extracted and validated in 18 undifferentiated mouse iPS lines. Using PCR for these 12 genes from... Read More
2012-258 – We have invented an apparatus that automates the standard Drosophila climbing behavioral assay. Traditionally, the climbing assay is performed manually, one vial at a time using the human eye and a stopwatch. 10 flies are place in a vial with a mark placed 2cm from the bottom of the vail. The flies are tapped down to the bottom of the vial by hand and a stopwatch started. The number of flies... Read More
2012-253 – Frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) are devastating neurodegenerative diseases. FTLD results from the degeneration of the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain, and encompasses a group of disorders distinguished by abnormalities in behavior, language and personalityl. ALS is characterized by the degeneration of motor neurons, resulting in muscle... Read More
2012-252 – Patient derived tumor tissue samples that have been demonstrated to grow in mice.
2012-224 – Increase in bladder stiffness could be associated with various pathophysiologic conditions. We introduce Ultrasound Bladder Vibrometry (UBV), a novel method for rapid and noninvasive measurement of bladder wall viscoelasticity. UBV uses acoustic radiation force to excite mechanical waves in the bladder wall and track the motion using ultrasound pulse-echo techniques. Fourier domain analysis... Read More
2012-221 – Ultrasound radiation force is used to create propagating waves in soft tissue or other soft materials. The wave propagation is measured using pulse-echo ultrasound methods. We use a two-dimensional Fourier transform method to obtain the Fourier-space (k-space) with the coordinates of frequency (f) and wave number (k). The wave velocity © at each frequency is calculated by finding the... Read More
2012-210 – Many clinical MRI applications (e.g., cardiac, angiography) are inherently high-dimensional in the sense that, in addition to spatial position, data has additional dimensions of time and receiver channels. Contemporary methods for dynamic or multi-channel MRI reconstruction require forms of training or calibration, which can prolong scan duration and lead to error propagation. Previously,... Read More
2012-188 – This invention is about using ultrasound for assessment of infant bone, and especially for evaluation of immature infants, who are at risk for osteopenia or other infant bone diseases. This method uses a ultrasound to generate a vibration in the bone and by analyzing the signal resulting from this vibration bone quality is evaluated.
A Time Dependent Device for Segmental Whole Gut for Lumina & Mucosal Microbial Swab Sampling by Anatomic Location
2012-169 – Swabs from the middle portions of the gastrointestinal tract are currently very difficult to obtain due to the limitations of current techniques such as endoscopy. Understanding the biology of these regions can potentially have a large impact on the overall health of both people and animals through the effect of the GI tract on other parts of the body. Mayo Clinic investigators have... Read More
2012-156 – We have developed a novel technique for in-vivo genome editing using TALENs
2012-144 – The knock-in mouse model mimics an incompletely penetrant genetic mutation found in patients with atypical autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD). The model was established to investigate the pathogenic mechanism of this particular mutation (PKD1 R3277C). As in patients, mice carrying the mutation together with a PKD1 truncating change develop severe, early onset disease,... Read More
2012-133 – TSEC are an SV40-immortalized cell line, derived from hepatic sinusoidal endothelial cells (HSEC), that maintain an endothelial phenotype as well as some HSEC-specific features. The cells have typical microscopic features of endothelia, including formation of lamellipodia and filopodia and a cobblestone morphology of cell monolayers. TSEC maintain a limited number of fenestrae organized in... Read More
2012-129 – A method to quantify tissue viscoelastic properties in a model-independent way by estimating the complex shear modulus from creep-recovery response and shear wave propagation speed by ultrasound acoustic radiation force. This method uses a formula that converts creep-recovery response in time to frequency domain complex modulus. The shear wave speed is used to calibrate the complex modulus... Read More