Patent Number: 6,254,547

Title: Breath methylated alkane contour: a new marker of oxidative stress and disease

Abstract: The alkane profile, comprising the alveolar gradients of n-alkanes in breath having 2 to 20 carbons, and the alveolar gradients of methylated C3-C20 alkanes, is determined for the diagnosis of disease in mammals, including humans.

Inventors: Phillips; Michael (Fort Lee, NJ)


International Classification: G01N 33/497 (20060101); G01N 33/483 (20060101); A61B 10/00 (20060101); A61B 005/08 (); G01N 033/48 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018