Patent Number: 7,232,802

Title: Compositions and methods for promoting myocardial and peripheral angiogenesis

Abstract: Methods, compositions and devices are disclosed for use in growing new blood vessels to restore or improve blood flow to ischemic tissues and organs of the body. Compositions comprising IGD peptides, particularly GGIGDGG, are able to induce migration in human endothelial cells and promote vessel formation in an in vitro model assay system.

Inventors: Akella; Rama (Austin, TX), Ranieri; John (Atlanta, GA)

Assignee: Zimmer Orthobiologics, Inc.

International Classification: A61K 38/04 (20060101); C07K 7/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-06-19 0:00:00