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USE IFIT AS AN ANTIVIRAL

USE IFIT AS AN ANTIVIRAL

USE IFIT AS AN ANTIVIRAL

The technology of the present patent consists in the coding of the IFIT5 gene (protein induced by interferon with 5 tetratricopeptide repeats) in a plasmid vector

The treatment of rainbow trout cells with the plasmid vector encoding IFIT5 confers protection to the cells against infection by the viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus (VHSV), which is why this technology is proposed as a therapeutic antiviral.

INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY RIGHTS:
Spanish patent filed on November 13th, 2020.
Reference P202031141
Ownership: 100% UMH
Quality of Life: Health Promotion and Efficient Health

CONTACT:
Begoña García
b.garcia@umh.es
Servicio Gestión de la Investigación - OTRI
UNIVERSIDAD MIGUEL HERNANDEZ DE ELCHE
Avda. de la Universidad s/n
Edif. Rectorado y Consejo Social
03202 Elche, Alicante
Telf.: 966658782