Patent Number: 6,310,182

Title: Compositions for the diagnosis and treatment of Chediak-Higashi syndrome

Abstract: The present invention relates to the identification of novel nucleic acidmolecules and proteins encoded by such nucleic acid molecules ordegenerate variants thereof, that participate in the differentiationand/or function of intracellular vesicles. The nucleic acid molecules ofthe present invention represent the genes corresponding to the mammalianbg gene, a gene that, when mutated, is responsible or the humanChediak-Higashi syndrome.

Inventors: Kaplan; Jerry (Salt Lake City, UT), Perou; Charles M. (Salt Lake City, UT), Moore; Karen J. (Maynard, MA)


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Expiration Date: 10/32013