Patent Number: 8,796,039

Title: Method for measuring inhibitory activity on ligand-receptor binding

Abstract: A method for measuring the presence or absence and/or strength of the inhibitory activity of a test substance on binding between a ligand and a receptor thereof, which comprises the following steps (1) to (3): (1) immobilizing either of the test substance or the ligand on a solid support; (2) contacting the test substance and the ligand for a given period of time in the presence or absence of the receptor for the ligand; and (3) comparing the level of binding between the test substance and the ligand in the presence and absence of the receptor.

Inventors: Shimonaka; Yasushi (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Chugai Seiyaku Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G01N 33/543 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018