This invention relates to a chemical compound that inhibits the apoptotic activity of the protease Omi/HtrA2 and homologous proteins. This protease Omi/HtrA2 is present in all mammalian cells so that inhibition of apoptosis in this fashion results enhanced cellular health and therapeutic effects.
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Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences
Molecular Biology & Microbiology
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Nonprovisional Application Record
Zervos, Antonis, "Method and compound for inhibition of cell death" (2007). UCF Patents. 328.