National Institute Of Immunology | Date: 2013-12-04
The present invention relates to a new method of gene integration in cells comprising the steps of: preparation of a suspension of poly nucleotide fragments comprising the desired gene in a hypotonic solution; administration of said suspension to cells or tissues; and maintenance of the cells or tissues in vitro or in its normal physiological condition. The invention also relates to a method of generating transgenic animal.
National Institute Of Immunology | Date: 2012-05-18
The present invention provides sustained release and long acting forms of peptide therapeutic, particularly Interleukin-1 receptor antagonist (IL-1ra), including multimeric forms of IL-1ra, including variants of IL-1ra which are capable of multimerising, and compositions comprising the long acting and multimeric forms of IL-1ra, and a process of preparation thereof. The present invention also provides compositions comprising the multimeric forms of IL-1ra, including IL-1raK, KIL-1ra and KIL-1raK, which are effective in inhibiting, treating and/or ameliorating rheumatoid disease, inflammatory diseases or disorders, autoinflammatory disorders or conditions resulting from adverse effects of Interleukin-1 (IL-1). Methods of treating a subject comprising administering the composition comprising the multimeric forms of IL-1ra are also provided.
National Institute Of Immunology | Date: 2013-05-20
The present invention relates to a method of in vitro isolation of buffalo -caesin promoter (buCSN2) along with the regions exon1, intron1 and exon2 from the genomic DNA in vitro (
National Institute Of Immunology | Date: 2012-05-03
Synthetic peptides and peptide copolymers for amelioration of autoimmune neurological syndrome, inflammatory and/or demyelinating conditions such as encephalomyletis are provided herein. The synthetic peptides and peptide copolymers as disclosed are obtained by substitution of at least one alpha amino acid by beta amino acid and/or 3-homo amino acid.
Indian Institute of Chemical Technology and National Institute Of Immunology | Date: 2014-04-11
The present invention in general relates Hemoglobin receptor or its part as a novel vaccine candidate against Leishmaniasis. Specifically, the present invention envisages HbR DNA for eliciting immune response in a mammal against Leishmaniasis. Additional aspect of the present invention is related to a vaccine composition for inducing immune response against Leishmaniasis in mammals. In a preferred aspect, the present invention relates to use of HbR-polypeptide as marker for diagnosis of