Patent Number: 8,795,979

Title: Hydrolase enzyme substrates and uses thereof

Abstract: The present invention provides novel methods for determining the presence or amount of a hydrolytic enzyme in a sample, based on novel substrates for the enzymes, and also provides compositions and methods that provide highly sensitive assay methods for such hydrolytic enzymes.

Inventors: Yuan; Chong-Sheng (San Diego, CA), Chen; Xiaoru (San Diego, CA)

Assignee: General Atomics

International Classification: C12Q 1/34 (20060101); C12Q 1/44 (20060101); G01N 33/53 (20060101); C07H 15/10 (20060101); C07H 15/18 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018