Patent Number: 8,822,636

Title: Peptides for activation and inhibition of .delta.PKC

Abstract: Peptides able to inhibit or activate the translocation or function of .delta.PKC are identified. Administration of the peptides for protection or enhancement of cell damage due to ischemia is described. Therapeutic methods to reduce damage to cells or to enhance damage to cells due to ischemia are also described, as well as methods for screening test compounds for .delta.PKC-selective agonists and antagonists.

Inventors: Mochly-Rosen; Daria (Menlo Park, CA), Chen; Leon E. (Belmont, CA)

Assignee: The Board of Trustees of The Leland Stanford Junior University

International Classification: C07K 4/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018