Braasch Biotech Granted Novel Patent for Somatostatin Vaccines in High-Value Therapeutic Vaccine Targets (obesity, Diabetes Type 2, Myocardial Diseases, Rett Syndrome)
Online PR News – 30-May-2010 – – Garretson, SD - Braasch Biotech LLC announces the granting of its United States patent 7,722,881, titled Chloramphenicol Acetyl Transferase (CAT)-Defective Somatostatin Fusion Protein and Uses Thereof by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The patent, enhances the Company’s portfolio of Somatostatin Vaccine intellectual property, and is directed to target the down-regulation of somatostatin, which controls circulating growth hormone and Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 (IGF-1) .The patent’s subject matter constitutes the Company’s first patent in the area of therapeutic vaccines.
“Braasch is compiling a designed portfolio of intellectual property with value tied to the unique scope of the target label claims for its somatostatin vaccines. Today’s patent issuance comes less than 2 years after its initial filing, indicative of the relevance of the technology,” stated Keith Haffer, Ph.D., president of Braasch. ”With the archetype hormone somatostatin presence in all vertebrate species, the use of our technology can be adapted for various animal models to drive our therapeutic vaccine pipeline. We view today’s milestone as more than just another patent issuance; it is a development that significantly enhances the fundamental usefulness and functionality of our growing somatostatin vaccine estate.”
Braasch Biotech is implementing a proactive strategy to continue to build and strengthen a diverse and competitive intellectual property portfolio that provides the company and its partners with a strong proprietary position in the therapeutic vaccine space. The company has filed additional patent applications in the US and Europe for its technologies for Obesity, Diabetes type 2, Myocardial Diseases, Rett Syndrome, as well as productivity enhancement vaccines for animal livestock.
About Braasch Biotech LLC.
Braasch Biotech, LLC is a privately held vaccine company that is specialized in chimeric somatostatin proteins and adjuvant systems for immunologically increasing endogenous Growth Hormone and Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 (IGF-1). The company is based in the US with headquarters located in South Dakota with additional affiliations in California and Iowa. For additional information, please visit – www. braaschbiotech.com