Patent Number: 8,716,240

Title: Erythropoietin: remodeling and glycoconjugation of erythropoietin

Abstract: The invention includes methods and compositions for remodeling a peptide molecule, including the addition or deletion of one or more glycosyl groups to a peptide, and/or the addition of a modifying group to a peptide.

Inventors: DeFrees; Shawn (North Wales, PA), Zopf; David A. (Wayne, PA), Bayer; Robert J. (San Diego, CA), Bowe; Caryn (Doylestown, PA), Hakes; David James (Willow Grove, PA), Chen; Xi (Woodland, CA)

Assignee: Novo Nordisk A/S

International Classification: A61K 38/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018