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    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Extracellular matrix-binding proteins from staphylococcus aureus 

      Patti, Joseph M.; Foster, Timothy J.; Josefsson, Elisabet; Eidhin, Deidre Ni; Hook, Magnus A. O.; Perkins, Samuel E. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2004-01-20)
      Isolated extracellular matrix-binding proteins, designated ClfB, SdrC, SdrD and SdrE, and their corresponding amino acid and nucleic acid sequences and motifs are described. The proteins, peptides, fragments thereof or ...
    • Insect signal sequences useful 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, 1992-10-13)
      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 ...
    • MHC II analog from Staphylococcus aureus 

      Hook, Magnus; Jonsson, Klas; Patti, Joseph M.; Gurusiddappa, Sivashankarappa (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1997-07-15)
      Staphylococcus aureus can bind a number of different extracellular matrix proteins. Recent studies have shown that one particular Staphylococcus protein has the capacity of binding several different matrix proteins. The ...
    • Microorganisms and methods for overproduction of DAHP by cloned PPS gene 

      Liao, James C. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2002-12-03)
      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 ...
    • 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, Stacey; Ni Eidhin, Deirdre; Hartford, Orla (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2010-05-04)
      Methods for treating or preventing infections from coagulase-negative staphylococci using proteins and polypeptides from coagulase-negative staphylococcal bacteria such as S. epidermidis, including proteins designated SdrF, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Probes and method for identifying species and biovars of brucella 

      Ficht, Thomas A.; Adams, Garry L. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1994-09-20)
      A method for detecting Brucella infection in an animal which is reliable, rapid, and able to identify species and biovars of Brucella. The detection method includes the amplification of the omp2 gene locus of Brucella and ...
    • 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 ...