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Polypeptides called receptor mediated permeabilizers (RMP) increase the permeability of the blood-brain barrier to molecules such as therapeutic agents or diagnostic agents. These receptor mediated permeabilizers are more efficacious than bradykinin in causing the blood-brain barrier to become more permeable. The permeabilizer A-7 or conformational analogues can be intravenously co-administered to a host together with molecules whose desired destination is the cerebrospinal fluid compartment of the brain. The permeabilizer A-7 or conformational analogues allow these molecules to penetrate the blood-brain barrier and arrive at this destination.

Title
Increasing blood-brain barrier permeability with permeabilizer peptides
Application Number
512913
Publication Number
5268164
Application Date
April 23, 1991
Publication Date
December 7, 1993
Inventor
Bernard Malfroy Camine
Arlington
MA, US
Gary F Musso
Hopkinton
MA, US
John W Kozarich
Cambridge
MA, US
Agent
Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds
Assignee
Alkermes
MA, US
IPC
G01N 24/08
A61K 37/00
A61K 5/00
A61K 43/00
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