Department of the Army, DoD.
In accordance with 37 CFR 404.6 and 404.7, announcement is made of the availability for licensing of U.S. Patent Application No. 09/712,688 entitled “Method of Establishing Cultures of Human Dendritic Cells and Use Thereof,” filed November 14, 1999. Foreign rights are also available (PCT/US00/31465). The United States Government, as represented by the Secretary of the Army, has rights in this invention.
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A simple method for producing dendritic cells from peripheral blood monocytes is provided. The dendritic cells may be used as adjuvants for vaccines and immunotherapies. The mature dendritic cells also provide an effective means of producing novel T cell dependent antigens comprised of dendritic cell modified antigens useful as vaccines or for the treatment of disease.Start Signature
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