Patent Number: 7,632,650

Title: Diagnostics and therapeutic uses of topors

Abstract: The present invention relates to topors and its association with cancer. Topors antibodies are provided for use in diagnosing cancer based upon the absence of topors in a given cell or tissue sample. The detection of topors nucleic acid molecules in the diagnosis of cancer is also provided.

Inventors: Rubin; Eric H. (Belle Mead, NJ), Saleem; Ahamed (Highland Park, NJ), Rasheed; Zeshaan (Piscataway, NJ), Haluska, Jr.; Paul (Rochester, MN)

Assignee: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

International Classification: G01N 33/53 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2/15/02018