Biomarker expressed in pancreatic beta cells useful in imaging or targeting beta cells

Decio Eizirik (Inventor), Alexander Balhuizen (Inventor), Nick Devoogdt (Inventor), Sam Massa (Inventor), Luc Bouwens (Inventor), Iris Mathijs (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

The present invention is directed to the identification of a biomarker specifically located in the plasma membrane of pancreatic beta cells. Based on a set of specific features the biomarker is a unique candidate for imaging and targeting strategies to study the pancreatic beta cell mass in health and disease (T1D, T2D, pancreatic cancers, obesity, islet transplantation, beta cell regeneration).
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberUS11243214
Publication statusPublished - 2022

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