Patent Number: 7,709,524

Title: Use of tellurium compounds for inhibition of interleukin-converting enzyme

Abstract: Use of tellurium-containing compounds for treating conditions in which inhibition of caspase-1/interleukin-1.beta. enzyme (ICE) is beneficial is disclosed.

Inventors: Albeck; Michael (Ramat-Gan, IL), Sredni; Benjamin (Kfar-Saba, IL)

Assignee: BioMAS Ltd.

International Classification: A61K 31/335 (20060101); A61K 31/28 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018