Patent Number: 6,762,044

Title: Mammalian adhesion protease peptides

Abstract: The present invention relates to polynucleotide and polypeptide molecules, and variants thereof, for MAPP, a novel member of the Disintegrin Proteases. The polypeptides, and polynucleotides encoding them, are cell-cell interaction modulating and may be used for delivery and therapeutics. The present invention also includes antibodies to the MAPP polypeptides.

Inventors: Sheppard; Paul O. (Granite Falls, WA), Baindur; Nand (Edmonds, WA), Bishop; Paul D. (Fall City, WA)

Assignee: ZymoGenetics, Inc.

International Classification: C12N 9/64 (20060101); A61K 38/00 (20060101); C12N 009/48 (); C12N 001/20 (); C12N 015/00 (); C12P 021/04 (); C07H 021/04 ()

Expiration Date: 07/12012