Patent Number: 7,786,279

Title: Nucleic acid molecules, polypeptides, antibodies and compositions for treating and detecting influenza virus infection

Abstract: Polynucleotides and polypeptides which participate in influenza virus infection of cells and nucleic acid molecules, which include a polynucleotide sequence capable of specifically binding the polypeptides of the present invention. Also provided are methods of using such nucleic acid molecules, polynucleotides and antibodies directed thereagainst for diagnosing, treating and preventing influenza virus infection.

Inventors: Arnon; Ruth (Rehovot, IL), Jeon; Sung-Ho (Suwon-si, KR), Kayhan; Basak (Ankara, TR), Ben-Yedidia; Tamar (Mazkeret Batya, IL)

Assignee: Yeda Research And Development Co. Ltd.

International Classification: C07H 21/02 (20060101); C07H 21/04 (20060101); C07H 21/00 (20060101); A01N 43/04 (20060101); A61K 31/70 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018