Method for using human CRYGS gene and its coded products to diagnose and treat lesion of crystalline lens

Application Number: 00119756
Application Date: 2000.08.25
Publication Number: 1340629
Publication Date: 2002.03.20
Priority Information:
International: C12Q1/68;A61K48/00;A61K38/02;A61K9/06;A61K9/08;A61P27/12
Applicant(s) Name: Shanghai Bio-Engineering Research Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Inventor(s) Name: Kong Xiangyin;Bu Lei;Zhao Guoping
Patent Agency Code: 31100
Patent Agent: xu xun
Abstract A method for diagnosing cataract by detecting the lesion of crystalline lens features that the CRYGS gene, transcript and/or protein of a person are compared with those of a normal person to determine if there eaists pathologic change, and if there-exists, it is possible that the person suffers from cataract. A method and medicine for treating cataract is also disclosed.