And as such shouldnt be patentable.

Related StoriesApoE4-carrying males with Alzheimer's disease vulnerable to mind bleedsPerisylvian polymicrogyria gene foundSingle gene variation might influence obesity in kids, adultsACMG applauds your time and effort that went into evaluating gene patenting and licensing methods also to seek broad public and stakeholder input in to the development and review of the SACGHS survey. Their comprehensive analysis provides led SACGHS to recommend, among other things, that the exemptions from liability for infringement of gene patents afforded to the practice of medicine be extended to gene patents found in diagnostic testing. Relating to ACMG president, Dr. Bruce Korf, The practice of gene patenting and exclusive licensing has created monopolies that stifle creativity and limit access, the opposite results that patents are supposed to promote.All studies except one, used NOX KO mice as experimental animals, with one study using both genders, the others only males. One research utilized rats treated with siRNA. All research used the center cerebral artery occlusion model, sixteen research occluded transiently allowing reperfusion afterwards, and two research occluded the MCA permanently . The duration of the ischemia and the reperfusion different greatly among studies . Three different methods of infarct size measurement and three different scoring systems for the neurological assessment were utilized. All retrieved data sets could be taken into account for the meta-analysis relating to infarct size.