Patent Number: 6,251,613

Title: Method for detecting anti-GADII antibody and method for diagnosing cancer using said detection method

Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of detecting an anti-GADII antibody, and a method of diagnosing cancer using this detecting method. In particular, it relates to a method of diagnosing cancer by detecting an anti-GADII antibody existing in serum. GADII protein increases upon the occurrence of hepatic cancer, and the antibody against GADII protein also increases upon the occurrence of hepatic cancer. As a result, the occurrence of cancer can be monitored by detecting the anti-GADII antibody.

Inventors: Kishimoto; Toshihiko (Yokohama, JP), Tamura; Taka-aki (Chiba, JP), Makino; Yasutaka (Chiba, JP)

Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

International Classification: G01N 33/574 (20060101); G01N 033/53 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018