Patent Number: 6,251,857

Title: Cytokine and hemopoietic factor endogenous production enhancer and methods of use thereof

Abstract: A method of stimulating endogenous production of cytokines and hemopoietic factors by introducing to a mammalian body in need of stimulation of cytokines or hemopoietic factors or both, an effective amount of oxidized glutathione and/or its therapeutically beneficial salts, and/or its therapeutically beneficial derivatives, for a period of time to stimulate said endogenous production to obtain a therapeutic effect. Oxidized glutathione with or without extenders are used in drug forms.

Inventors: Kozhemyakin; Leonid A. (St. Petersburg, RU), Balazovski; Mark B. (St. Petersburg, RU)

Assignee: Novelos Therapeutics, Inc.

International Classification: A61K 38/06 (20060101); A61K 47/20 (20060101); A61K 47/26 (20060101); A61K 47/02 (20060101); A61K 038/06 (); A61K 038/08 (); C07K 005/023 (); C07K 005/037 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018