Patent Number: 7,785,794

Title: Variant TLR4 nucleic acid and uses thereof

Abstract: The invention provides methods to identify polymorphisms at the human TLR4 locus, as well as methods to identify individuals at risk of indications that increase their morbidity and mortality.

Inventors: Schwartz; David A. (Iowa City, IA), Schutte; Brian C. (Iowa City, IA)

Assignee: University of Iowa Research Foundation

International Classification: C12Q 1/68 (20060101); C12P 19/34 (20060101); C07K 14/435 (20060101); C07K 14/705 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018