Patent Number: 8,871,752

Title: Method for modulating stem cell growth

Abstract: In one embodiment, provided is a composition including a prostaglandin compound for modulating stem cell proliferation and/or differentiation in a mammalian subject. In another embodiment, the instant application is directed to a composition which includes a prostaglandin compound for modulating proliferation and/or differentiation of stem cells of a mammalian subject, in which the stem cells are contacted directly or indirectly with the composition of the invention.

Inventors: Ueno; Ryuji (Montgomery, MD), Kuno; Sachiko (Montgomery, MD)

Assignee: Sucampo AG

International Classification: A01N 43/00 (20060101); A61K 31/33 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00