Patent Number: 6,255,278

Title: Composition containing pooled transferrins as an active principle for the induction of immune tolerance against antigens

Abstract: A method for controlling immune reactions to a foreign tissue or a foreign cell in a recipient host mammal to enhance tolerance of the recipient host mammal towards a grafted foreign tissue or a grafted foreign cell. This method involves administering a transferrin and a foreign tissue or a foreign cell antigen from the same genetic donor to a previously immunosuppressed recipient host mammal.

Inventors: Pierpaoli; Walter (Bellinzona, CH)

Assignee: Cellena AG

International Classification: A61K 38/40 (20060101); A61K 038/00 (); A61K 038/24 (); A61K 038/40 (); A61K 039/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018