Patent Number: 8,796,240

Title: Cell growth inhibitor and screening method thereof

Abstract: An object is to provide a cell growth inhibitor also effective for androgen-independent prostate cancer. The present invention provides a cell growth inhibitor having, as an active ingredient, an expression inhibitor or function inhibitor of an antisense RNA (CTBP1-AS) expressed in the vicinity of an androgen receptor (AR) binding site of a C-terminal binding protein (CTBP1) gene.

Inventors: Inoue; Satoshi (Tokyo, JP), Takayama; Kenichi (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: The University of Tokyo

International Classification: A61K 48/00 (20060101); A61K 49/00 (20060101); C12N 15/11 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018