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Diagnostic And Therapeutic Uses Of Augmenter Of Liver Regeneration In Inflammatory Conditions

Inventors: Chandrashekhar R. Gandhi: Yoram Vodovotz

Patent Number: 12/205,417

Abstract

The present invention provides for methods and kits for detecting sepsis, trauma/hemorrhage or inflammation in a subject. It is based, at least in part, on the discovery that Augmenter of Liver Regeneration (“ALR”) is an early marker of these conditions. Accordingly, in other embodiments, the present invention provides for a method of treating sepsis, traumatic/hemorrhagic shock and inflammation by inhibiting ALR.
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