Sjoevall 2015 US Patent

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Sjövall F, Ehinger J, Hansson M, Elmer E, Batcheller DG (2018) Mitochondrial toxicity test. US Patent US20150253306 A1.

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Sjoevall F, Ehinger J, Hansson M, Elmer E, Batcheller DG (2015) US Patent

Abstract: A novel method useful in drug screening. The method is useful for testing effects of substances on the mitochondria, notably toxic or beneficial effects of drug substances or candidate drug substances. The method is based on measurement in live human mitochondria ex vivo, but in a setting as near the in vivo situation as possible. The method is also useful for testing substances impact on the mitochondrial respiration. The method can be used to i) screening and selection of early or late stage drug candidates in cells derived from blood from healthy individuals or in so-called buffy coat, which is a concentrated solution of platelets and white blood cells, ii) testing a patient's sensitivity to a known mitochondrial toxicant, iii) analysing mitochondrial drug toxicity in clinical trials, and/or iv) analysing beneficial effects of drugs intended to improve mitochondrial function.


Bioblast editor: Kandolf G O2k-Network Lab: SE Lund Elmer E


Labels: MiParea: Respiration, mt-Medicine, Pharmacology;toxicology 


Organism: Human  Tissue;cell: Blood cells, Macrophage-derived, Platelet  Preparation: Intact cells, Permeabilized cells 


Coupling state: LEAK, ROUTINE, OXPHOS, ET  Pathway: N, S, NS, ROX  HRR: Oxygraph-2k 

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