Patent Number: 6,255,283

Title: Use of proteins extractable from animal organs for the preparation of medicaments for the treatment of pathological conditions characterized by hyperproduction of tumor necrosis factor (TNF)

Abstract: Proteins extractable with perchloric acid from mammal liver, in particular from goat liver, are capable of lowering blood levels of Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) and can be used for the treatment of multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, septic shock and other pathologies characterized by TNF hyperproduction.

Inventors: Panerai; Alberto (Milan, IT), Meroni; Pier Luigi (Milan, IT), Bartorelli; Alberto (Milan, IT)

Assignee: Zetesis S.p.A.

International Classification: A61K 38/17 (20060101); A61K 038/17 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018