Patent Number: 7,087,585

Title: Tripeptide of Fc.gamma.RIIA

Abstract: The present invention relates, in general, to phagocytosis and phagolysosomal fusion and, in particular, to a tripeptide of Fc.gamma.RIIA that mediates trafficking of targets phagocytosed via Fc.gamma.RIIA to the lysosomal compartment.

Inventors: Schreiber; Alan D. (Philadelphia, PA), Worth; Randall (Philadelphia, PA), Petty; Howard R. (Detroit, MI)

Assignee: The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania

International Classification: A61K 31/70 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018