Recent Patents on Live Bacteria and their Products as Potential Anticancer Agents
Arsenio M. Fialho, Nuno Bernardes and Ananda M. Chakrabarty
Affiliation: Department of Microbiology&Immunology, University of Illinois College of Medicine, 835 South Wolcott Avenue, Chicago, IL 60612, USA.
Keywords: Anticancer drugs, bacteria, bacterial produts, cancer, patents, Tumor Growth, Therapeutic Vaccine Vector, Uterine Cancer, Oncopathic Therapy, Colon Cancer Cells
This review intends to provide a comprehensive coverage of the various patents, published or issued, since 2007 on live or attenuated bacteria as potential anticancer agents, as well as microbial products including toxins, enzymes, antibiotics, various proteins and peptides as well as other small molecular weight products. Below is a list of such published/ issued patents and a summary of the main contents of many such patents.
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