Patent Number: 8,815,517

Title: Methods for identifying functionally related genes and drug targets

Abstract: The identification and evaluation of mRNA and protein targets associated with mRNP complexes and implicated in the expression of proteins involved in common physiological pathways is described. Effective targets are useful for treating a disease, condition or disorder associated with the physiological pathway.

Inventors: Keene; Jack D. (Durham, NC), Tenenbaum; Scott A. (Durham, NC), Carson; Craig C. (Raleigh, NC), Phelps; William C. (Durham, NC)

Assignee: Ribonomics, Inc.

International Classification: C12Q 1/68 (20060101); C12N 15/09 (20060101); C12N 15/11 (20060101); C12N 15/07 (20060101); C07K 19/00 (20060101); C07K 17/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018