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1. (WO2015122499) TEST METHOD FOR DEPRESSION USING CIDEC

Pub. No.:    WO/2015/122499    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2015/054007
Publication Date: Fri Aug 21 01:59:59 CEST 2015 International Filing Date: Sat Feb 14 00:59:59 CET 2015
IPC: G01N 33/53
C12Q 1/68
G01N 33/15
G01N 33/50
G01N 37/00
C12N 15/09
Applicants: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION GUNMA UNIVERSITY
国立大学法人 群馬大学
Inventors: MIKUNI, Masahiko
三國 雅彦
MIYATA, Shigeo
宮田 茂雄
Title: TEST METHOD FOR DEPRESSION USING CIDEC
Abstract:
The present invention measures the expression level of CIDEC as an objective marker indicating the severity of depression. Furthermore, the present invention measures the combined expression level of one or more genes selected from the group comprising STYXL1, SLC36A1, RNASE1, ARFRP1, BCL11B, SLC35F2, BANP, RAB11FIP4, FYCO1, NIPAL3, RPL23A, RPS2 and SIGIRR. A test method for diagnosing and evaluating the severity of depression in test animals, a method for evaluating the efficacy of treatments for depression, and a method of screening therapeutic agents for depression are thus provided.