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1. (WO2003057251) REMEDIES FOR ARTHRITIS

Pub. No.:    WO/2003/057251    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2002/013650
Publication Date: Jul 17, 2003 International Filing Date: Dec 26, 2002
IPC: C07K 16/22
C07K 16/24
G01N 33/68
Applicants: KYOWA HAKKO KOGYO CO., LTD.

TAMURA, Tadafumi

UCHII, Masako

SUDA, Toshio

MIKI, Ichiro

TANAKA, Akira

Inventors: TAMURA, Tadafumi

UCHII, Masako

SUDA, Toshio

MIKI, Ichiro

TANAKA, Akira

Title: REMEDIES FOR ARTHRITIS
Abstract:
It is intended to provide preventives or remedies for arthritis, cartilage protecting agents, joint destruction inhibitors and synovial proliferation inhibitors which contain as the active ingredient an anti-EGF-8 neutralizing antibody; diagnostics for arthritis which contain as the active ingredient an anti-EGF-8 antibody; and a method of judging arthritis by using the antibody.