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    • Cancer treatment targeting non-coding RNA overexpression 

      Safe, Stephen; Kim, Kyounghyun (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2015-02-17)
      Provided herein are methods directed to modulating the pro-oncogenic effects of noncoding RNAs (ncRNAs) through their interactions with specificity protein transcription factors (SpTFs). In one aspect, the disclosure ...
    • Collagen-binding proteins from enterococcal bacteria 

      Rich, Rebecca L.; Kriekemeyer, Bernd; Owens, Rick T.; Hook, Magnus; Murray, Barbara E.; Nallapareddy, Sreedhar R.; Weinstock, George M. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2005-06-21)
      A collagen-binding MSCRAMM entitled Ace from enterococcal bacteria is provided which was homologous to the ligand-binding region of Cna, the collagen-binding MSCRAMM from Staphylococcus aureus, and which can be utilized ...
    • Collagen-binding proteins from enterococcal bacteria 

      Rich, Rebecca L.; Kriekemeyer, Bernd; Owens, Rick T.; Hook, Magnus; Murray, Barbara E.; Nallapareddy, Sreedhar R.; Weinstock, George M. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2009-12-29)
      A collagen-binding MSCRAMM entitled Ace from enterococcal bacteria is provided which was homologous to the ligand-binding region of Cna, the collagen-binding MSCRAMM from Staphylococcus aureus, and which can be utilized ...
    • Compositions and methods of enhancing immune responses 

      Bottje, Walter; Hargis, Billy; Berghman, Luc; Kwon, Young Min; Cole, Kimberly; Cox, Mandy; Layton, Sherryll (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2013-12-10)
      Provided herein are Salmonella enteritidis 13A strains and compositions comprising these strains. Also provided are methods of enhancing an immune response against Influenza A and methods of reducing morbidity associated ...
    • Compositions and methods of enhancing immune responses to Eimeria 

      Bottje, Walter; Hargis, Billy; Berghman, Luc; Kwon, Young Min; Cole, Kimberly; Cox, Mandy; Layton, Sherryll; El-ashram, Said; Barta, John; Tellez, Guillermo (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2015-02-17)
      Vaccines comprising TRAP polypeptides and Salmonella enteritidis vectors comprising TRAP polypeptides are provided. The vaccines may also include a CD154 polypeptide capable of binding to CD40. Also provided are methods ...
    • Compositions, organisms, systems, and methods for expressing a gene product in plants using SCBV expression control sequences operable in monocots and dicots 

      Mirkov, Erik T.; Park, Jong Won; Gao, San-ji (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2014-04-29)
      The present disclosure relates, in some embodiments, to compositions, organisms, systems, and methods for expressing a gene product in a plant using a expression control sequence (ECS) operable in monocots and/or dicots. ...
    • DbpA compositions and methods of use 

      Guo, Betty P.; Hook, Magnus (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2001-11-06)
      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 ...
    • Decorin binding protein compositions and methods of use 

      Guo, Betty; Hook, Magnus (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1998-12-29)
      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 ...
    • Feline CD86 polypeptides and nucleic acids 

      Cochran, Mark D.; Collisson, Ellen W.; Choi, In-soo; Winslow, Barbara J.; Cochran, Mark D. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2011-12-06)
      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 ...
    • Feline CTLA-4 nucleic acid and polypeptides 

      Collisson, Ellen W.; Choi, Insoo; Winslow, Barbara J.; Cochran, Mark D. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2010-06-29)
      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 ...
    • Lepidopteran AKH signal sequence 

      Summers, Max D.; Bradfield, James Y.; Keeley, Larry L. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1991-06-11)
      A baculovirus expression vector system is constructed wherein the natural signal DNA peptide sequence associated with the desired foreign gene, such as CD4 (T cell surface protein T4) is replaced by the signal DNA sequence ...
    • Method for producing a recombinant baculovirus expression vector 

      Smith, Gale E.; Summers, Max D. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1989-11-07)
      A method for producng a recombinant baculovirus expression vector, capable of expressing a selected gene in a host insect cell, is disclosed. The method involves cleaving baculovirus DNA to produce a DNA fragment comprising ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Polypeptides and polynucleotides from coagulase-negative staphylococci 

      Foster, Timothy J.; Mccrea, Kirk; Hook, Magnus A. O.; Davis, Stacy; Ni Eidhin, Deirdre; Hartford, Orla (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2003-10-21)
      Isolated proteins, designated SdrF, SdrG and SdrH, and their corresponding amino acid and nucleic acid sequences are provided which are useful in the prevention and treatment of infection caused by coagulase-negative ...
    • Process for producing a cloned luciferase-synthesizing microorganism 

      Baldwin, Thomas O. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1986-04-08)
      A process for producing a cloned luciferase-synthesizing microorganism, capable of the expression of bioluminescence, is disclosed. The process involves isolation and digestion of the genomic DNA of an appropriate ...
    • Quantitative trait loci and somatostatin 

      Cai, Li; Taylor, Jeremy; Smyth, Kerrie-ann; Findeisen, Brian; Lehn, Cathi; Davis, Sara; Davis, Scott (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2009-09-08)
      The disclosure relates to the use of genetic traits in livestock for determining breeding characteristics of livestock progeny, and for optimizing the management and marketing of livestock for improving feedlot performance ...
    • 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. ...
    • Unique nucleotide and amino acid sequence and uses thereof 

      Summers, Max D.; Braunagel, Sharon C.; Hong, Tao (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2000-01-25)
      Provided are hydrophobic targeting sequences, which may serve to target heterologous proteins to a variety of cellular membranes. In particular, the structural components of the nuclear envelope, or those components which ...