Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

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SufFeSient Cells

The commercially available E. coli strain BL21 λDE3 is commonly used for inducibly overexpressing recombinant proteins. Many derivatives of BL21 cells have been developed and commercialized, wi...
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Patricia Kiley, Erin Mettert | P190138US01

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Vq Myeloma Cell Lines

UW Madison researchers' present invention is a set of two, new transgenic mouse multiple myeloma (MM) cell lines. Transgenic mice were developed expressing mutations in RAS pathway genes found in ...
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Jing Zhang | P210035US01

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Human Basal Cell Carcinoma Cell Line UW-BCC1

Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common type of skin cancer, with around 3 million cases diagnosed each year. BCC involves the basal cells, which are in the deepest layer of the epidermis, the o...
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Vladimir Spiegelman, Felicite Noubissi Kamdem | P140339US01

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CHO Cell Line Expressing HERG-1 Potassium Channels

HERG-1 (human ether-a-go-go-related gene) potassium channels mediate repolarization of cardiac action potentials. Loss of function mutations in hERG-1 can result in long QT syndrome, an inherited diso...
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Gail Robertson, Barry Ganetzky, Jeffrey Warmke, Matthew Trudeau, Samuel Breit, Terence Campbell, Bruce Walker, Stella Valenzuela | P00082US

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Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Lines For Fragile X Research

Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is the most common form of inherited intellectual disability and is closely linked with autism. The genetic basis of FXS is an expansion of CGG repeats in the 5'-untranslated ...
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Anita Bhattacharyya Consigny, Su-Chun Zhang, Leonard Abbeduto | P160138US02

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Plasmids And Cell Lines Expressing The DMPK 3'UTR

The UW Madison researchers' invention is a set of plasmid constructs and cell lines developed to investigate the effects of RNA toxicity in myotonic dystrophy. The inventor created two constructs link...
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Mani Mahadevan, Jeffrey Amack | P210221US01

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Bovine Macrophage Cell Line

Macrophages are white blood cells that ingest foreign material and play a crucial role in the immune system. Presently, there is no bovine macrophage cell line available for research and testing purpo...
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Charles Czuprynski, Dhammika Atapattu, Josely Figueiredo | P140060US01

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Adapted Rhinovirus C for Maximum Virus Yield

Human rhinoviruses (species A, B and C) encompass more than 160 types that are responsible for the majority of upper respiratory tract infections (common colds) and many of the lower respiratory tract...
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James Gern, Yury Bochkov, Ann Palmenberg, Kelly Watters | P160050US02

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