Lixte Biotechnology has been granted a patent for a method involving the in vivo delivery of endothall to cancer cells in cancer patients. The method includes administering a specific compound with a defined structure. GlobalData’s report on Lixte Biotechnology gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

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According to GlobalData’s company profile on Lixte Biotechnology, Cancer treatment biomarkers was a key innovation area identified from patents. Lixte Biotechnology's grant share as of February 2024 was 36%. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

In vivo delivery of endothall to cancer cells

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: Lixte Biotechnology Holdings Inc

A recently granted patent (Publication Number: US11866444B2) discloses a method for delivering endothall to cancer cells in vivo in patients with cancer. The method involves administering a compound with a specific structure to the patient. The patent claims cover the delivery of endothall specifically to brain cancer cells, including various types such as glioma, pilocytic astrocytoma, and glioblastoma multiforme, among others.

Furthermore, the method outlined in the patent also includes the administration of an anti-cancer agent along with the compound to enhance the treatment efficacy. The specific structures of the compound mentioned in the claims indicate the precise chemical composition required for effective delivery of endothall to the cancer cells. This patent represents a significant development in the field of cancer treatment, particularly for brain cancer, by providing a targeted approach for delivering therapeutic agents to the affected cells.

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