US 20070254351 A1
|Publication number||US20070254351 A1|
|Application number||US 11/699,925|
|Publication date||Nov 1, 2007|
|Filing date||Jan 30, 2007|
|Priority date||Nov 18, 1999|
|Also published as||CA2392075A1, 8 More »|
|Inventors||Sergio Abrignani, Piero Pileri|
|Original Assignee||Sergio Abrignani, Piero Pileri|
|Classifications (14), Legal Events (1)|
|External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet|
This application is a divisional application of U.S. patent application Ser. No. 10/130,467, filed Feb. 26, 2003, which is a 371 filing of PCT/IB00/01801, filed Nov. 20, 2000, which claims priority to GB 9927320.3, filed Nov. 18, 1999, from which applications priority is claimed pursuant to the provisions of 35 U.S.C. §§119/120, and which applications are hereby incorporated by reference in their entireties.
The present invention relates to a method for the isolation of hepatitis C virus. The method comprises the separation of particles termed exosomes from the blood plasma of an individual infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) and extracting RNA from these exosome particles.
All publications, manuals, patents, and patent applications cited herein are incorporated in full by reference. (read more…)