Metastasizing: Webster's Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 65 pages
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Nonfiction Usage Journalism UsageIsrael - News: April 20, 2006 - Headline: Israel Warns of Hamas, Iran Links. Excerpt: A dark cloud is looming over our region, and it is metastasizing as a result of the statements and actions by leaders of Iran, Syria and the newly-elected government of the Palestinian Authority, he said.Patent UsageAgent for identifying and treating metastasizing tumors: Patented by Jonathan Sleeman, Helmut Ponta, Peter Herrlich and Kim Untae on August 6, 1999. Abstract: The present invention relates to a novel composition for identifying and suppressing the growth of tumor cells, which comprises antibodies which react with proteins having N-glycosidically bonded saccharides.Alcam and Alcam Modulators: Patented by Jennie P. Mather, Rong-Hao Li, Mary C. Tsao and Deryk T. Loo on May 2, 2003. Abstract: Provided herein is disclosure about the discovery that the known antigen, ALCAM, is present on a variety of human cancers other than metastasizing malignant melanoma. Also disclosed herein are methods of diagnosing and treating cancers that express ALCAM by using antibodies directed against ALCAM. This invention also discloses compositions and methods for the modulation of ALCAM-mediated neovascularization.Human Cyclinndash;dependent Kinase (h Pftaire): Patented by Christoph Reinhard, David Pot, Altaf Kassam, Tasha Marenbach and Lewis T. Williams on December 28, 1998. Abstract: A human gene encoding a novel cyclinndash;dependent kinase termed hPFTAIRE and its expression products can be used to provide reagents and methods for detecting migrating or metastasizing cells. Compositions and methods for treating proliferative disorders and neoplasia are also provided.Metastasis-Associated Antigen C4.4a: Patented by Margot Zouml;ller, Marc Rouml;sel and Jens Wuuml;rfel on September 29, 2000. Abstract: The present invention relates to gene expression in normal cells and cells of metastasizing tumors and particularly to a novel metastasis-associated antigen, C4.4A, and isolated nucleic acid molecules encoding C4.4A. Also provided are vectors, host cells, antibodies, and recombinant methods for producing this human protein. The invention further relates to diagnostic and therapeutic methods useful for diagnosing and treating proliferative disorders associated with a metastasizing tumor.Polynucleotides encoding human cyclin-dependent kinase (hPFTAIRE): Patented by Christoph Reinhard, David Pot, Altaf Kassam, Tasha Marenbach and Lewis T. Williams on December 7, 1998. Abstract: A human gene encoding a novel cyclin-dependent kinase termed hPFTAIRE and its expression products can be used to provide reagents and methods for detecting migrating or metastasizing cells. Compositions and methods for treating proliferative disorders and neoplasia are also provided.Remedial Agent for Baldness and Other Diseases: Patented by Koichi Kojima, Takakazu Hamada and Shiroh Yosioka on July 27, 1998. Abstract: Compounds having general formula (I) are novel compositions which are effective in the treatment of baldness, female hirsutism, or seborrhea or function to prevent prostatic cancer from metastasizing to the bone, wherein R1 and R2 each is hydrogen, hydroxy, or lower alkoxy.Bibliographic UsageAalto, Y., et al. Concomitant loss of chromosome 3 and whole arm losses and gains of chromosome 1, 6, or 8 in metastasizing primary uveal melanoma appears in Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science written by Y. Aalto, L. Eriksson, S. Seregard, O. Larsson and S. Knuutila. Published in February 2001.Abdikhakimov, A. N., et al. Stomach cancer metastasizing to the para-aortic lymph nodes: possibilities of surgical treatment appears in Voprosy Onkologii written by A. N. Abdikhakimov, M. I. Davydov, M. D. Ter-Ovanesov, I. S. Stilidi, V. A. Marchuk and A. I. Dykhno. Published in 2003.Abend, M., et al. Significance of apoptosis in metastasizing testis tumors appears in Urological Research written by M. Abend, M. Port, H. U. Schmelz, K.

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