Patent Number: 6,252,052

Title: Antibodies which bind to NY-ESO-1 cancer associated proteins, and hybridomas which produce these antibodies

Abstract: The invention relates to antibodies which bind to the cancer associated antigen NY-ESO-1. Both polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies are part of the invention, as are chimeric forms of the antibodies, and binding portions of antibodies. Uses of these antibodies are described. Also described are truncated, recombinant forms of the cancer associated antigen.

Inventors: Stockert; Elisabeth (New York, NY), Jager; Elke (Frankfurt am Main, DE), Chen; Yao-tseng (New York, NY), Scanlan; Matthew (New York, NY), Alexander; Knuth (Frankfurt am Main, DE), Old; Lloyd J. (New York, NY)

Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc

International Classification: C07K 14/435 (20060101); C07K 16/18 (20060101); C07K 14/47 (20060101); A61K 38/00 (20060101); C07K 016/30 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018