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    • Agrobacterium tumefaciens transformation of Musa species 

      Arntzen, Charles J.; May, Gregory D. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1998-08-11)
      Methods are provided for transforming Musa plants. In particular, methods for wounding meristematic Musa plant tissue to facilitate access of Agrobacterium tumefaciens comprising genetically-engineered T-DNA is provided. ...
    • Decorin binding protein compositions and methods of use 

      Guo, Betty P.; Hook, Magnus (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2001-06-19)
      Disclosed are the dbp gene and dbp-derived nucleic acid segments from Borrelia burgdorferi, the etiological agent of Lyme disease, and DNA segments encoding dbp from related borrelias. Also disclosed are decorin binding ...
    • Expression of foreign genes using a replicating polyprotein producing virus vector 

      Carrington, James C.; Dolja, Valerian V. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1996-02-13)
      The present invention provides an expression vector adapted for expressing heterologous proteins in plants susceptible to a polyprotein-producing plant virus. The vector utilizes the unique ability of viral polyprotein ...
    • In vitro synthesis of capped and polyadenylated mRNAs using baculovirus RNA polymerase 

      Guarino, Linda A.; Dong, Wen; Jin, Jianping (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2003-01-28)
      The present invention relates to the use of baculovirus RNA polymerase for the production of capped and polyadenylated transcripts in vivo and especially in vitro. More particularly, the purified RNA polymerase of the ...
    • Method and vector for the purification of foreign proteins 

      Jarvis, Donald L.; Carrington, James C. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1993-01-12)
      The present invention provides an method for isolating and purifying recombinantly produced proteins. This invention involves the use of an expression vector which includes a nuclear targeting signal sequence which effectively ...
    • Method for producing a recombinant baculovirus expression vector 

      Smith, Gale E.; Summers, Max D. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1988-05-17)
      A method for producing a recombinant baculovirus expression vector, capable of expression of a selected gene in a host insect cell, is disclosed. The preferred method involves cleaving baculovirus DNA to produce a DNA ...
    • Method of inhibiting mycotoxin production in seed crops by modifying lipoxygenase pathway genes 

      Keller, Nancy P. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1999-08-24)
      A method of inhibiting the production of mycotoxins of fungus, such as aflatoxin-producing and sterigmatocystin-producing fungi, in plants susceptible to contamination by such mycotoxins consists of introducing into the ...
    • Method of inhibiting mycotoxin production in seed crops by modifying lipoxygenase pathway genes 

      Keller, Nancy P. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1998-12-01)
      A method of inhibiting the production of mycotoxins of fungus, such as aflatoxin-producing and sterigmatocystin-producing fungi, in plants susceptible to contamination by such mycotoxins consists of introducing into the ...
    • Method to improve the efficiency of processing and secretion of foreign genes in insect systems 

      Summers, Max D. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1994-01-11)
      The engineering of foreign vertebrate gene constructs by recombinant DNA techniques for the more efficient processing and secretion of foreign genes in insect systems is done by replacing the foreign vertebrate protein ...
    • Methods and constructs for producing transgenic plants and methods of recovering expressed proteins 

      Mirkov, Erik T.; Monclin, Jean P.; Barrilleaux, Adam; Irvine, James E.; Moonan, Francis (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2012-08-28)
      This invention relates to a regulatory element useful for genetically engineering sugarcane or other monocots, to the transformation of the monocots with the regulatory element so that they produce a desired product, and ...
    • Microorganisms and methods for overproduction of DAHP by cloned Pps gene 

      Liao, James C. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2007-05-29)
      Genetic elements comprising expression vectors and a gene coding for phosphoenol pyruvate synthase is utilized to enhance diversion of carbon resources into the common aromatic pathway and pathways branching therefrom. The ...
    • Nucleic acid encoding feline CD86 

      Collisson, Ellen W.; Choi, Insoo; Winslow, Barbara J.; Cochran, Mark D. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2006-07-18)
      The present invention provides isolated and purified DNA encoding feline CD80 (B7-1) ligand, feline CD86 (B7-2) ligand, feline CD28 receptor, or feline CTLA-4 (CD152) receptor, as well as vectors comprising nucleic acid ...
    • Oral immunization with transgenic plants 

      Arntzen, Charles J.; Mason, Hugh S.; Haq, Tariq A. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2001-02-27)
      The oral vaccines and oral vaccine adjuvants of the present invention are produced in transgenic plants and then administered through the consumption of the transgenic plant. DNA sequences both natural and synthetic encoding ...
    • Potyvirus vectors for the expression of foreign genes 

      Carrington, James C.; Dolja, Valerian V. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1998-06-16)
      The present invention provides an expression vector adapted for expressing heterologous proteins in plants susceptible to a polyprotein-producing plant virus. The vector utilizes the unique ability of viral polyprotein ...
    • Precisely regulated expression of deleterious genes 

      Baldwin, Thomas O.; Devine, Jerry H.; Shadel, Gerald S. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1993-03-23)
      The invention relates to an expression vector system based on the regulation of bacterial luminescence (the lux gene system). The invention further relates to the construction of a precisely regulatable expression vector ...
    • Proteins and polypeptides from coagulaslase-negative staphylococci 

      Foster, Timothy J.; Mccrea, Kirk; Hook, Magnus A. O.; Davis, Stacy; Nieidhin, Deirdre; Hartford, Orla (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2009-01-06)
      Proteins and polypeptides from coagulase-negative staphylococcal bacteria such as S. epidermidis, including proteins designated SdrF, SdrG and SdrH, and their effective fragments such as their respective A domains, are ...
    • Specific binding sites in collagen for integrins and use thereof 

      Hook, Magnus; Xu, Xuejun; Kim, Jiyeun (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2012-08-28)
      The present invention identified a high affinity binding sequence in collagen type III for the collagen-binding integrin I domains. Provided herein are the methods used to characterize the sequence, the peptides comprising ...
    • Stem-regulated, plant defense promoter and uses thereof in tissue-specific expression in monocots 

      Damaj, Mona B.; Mirkov, Erik T.; Reddy, Avutu; Thomas, Terry L.; Rathore, Keerti S.; Emani, Chandrakanth; Kumpatla, Siva Prasad (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2007-08-07)
      The invention is directed to isolated promoters from stem-regulated, defense-inducible genes, such as JAS promoters. The promoters are useful in expression cassettes and expression vectors for the transformation of plants. ...
    • Stem-regulated, plant defense promoter and uses thereof in tissue-specific expression in monocots 

      Damaj, Mona B.; Mirkov, Erik T.; Reddy, Avutu; Thomas, Terry L.; Rathore, Keerti S.; Emani, Chandrakanth; Kumpatla, Siva Prasad (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2010-07-13)
      The invention is directed to isolated promoters from stem-regulated, defense-inducible genes, such as JAS promoters. The promoters are useful in expression cassettes and expression vectors for the transformation of plants. ...
    • Use of bacterial luciferase structural genes for cloning and monitoring gene expression in microorganisms and for tagging and identification of genetically engineered organisms 

      Legocki, Roman P.; Legocki, Misuk; Szalay, Aladar A.; Baldwin, Thomas O. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1993-06-22)
      A host microorganism is genetically and stably modified by the insertion into any of its non-essential chromosomal location of a non-homologous, recombinant foreign DNA fragment, maintaining an insertion of a luxAB gene ...