Patent Number: 6,252,046

Title: Polypeptide having water channel activity and DNA sequence

Abstract: The present invention has its objects to provide a novel polypeptide having water channel activity and to a DNA sequence encoding for the polypeptide. This invention is related to a novel polypeptide having water channel activity which has the amino acid sequence, within the molecule thereof, shown in the sequence listing under SEQ ID NO:1.

Inventors: Okubo; Kousaku (Mino, JP), Kuriyama; Hiroshi (Toyonaka, JP), Mita; Shiro (Ashiya, JP), Ishida; Naruhiro (Ikoma, JP)

Assignee: Santen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

International Classification: C07K 14/435 (20060101); C07K 14/705 (20060101); C07K 001/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018