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    • Bioinformatic method for identifying surface-anchored proteins from gram-positive bacteria and proteins obtained thereby 

      Hook, Magnus; Xu, Yi; Sillanpaa, Jouko V.; Sthanam, Narayana; Ponnuraj, Karthe; Patti, Joseph M.; Hutchins, Jeff T.; Hall, Andrea; Bowden, Maria G. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2009-11-10)
      A bioinformatic method is provided for identifying and isolating proteins with MSCRAMM®—like characteristics from Gram positive bacteria, such as Enterococcus, Staphylococcus, Streptococcus and Bacillus bacteria, which can ...
    • Bioinformatic method for identifying surface-anchored proteins from gram-positive bacteria and proteins obtained thereby 

      Hook, Magnus; Xu, Yi; Sillanpaa, Jouko V.; Sthanam, Narayana; Ponnuraj, Karthe; Patti, Joseph M.; Hutchins, Jeff T.; Hall, Andrea; Bowden, Maria G. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2010-12-14)
      A bioinformatic method is provided for identifying and isolating proteins with MSCRAMM®—like characteristics from Gram positive bacteria, such as Enterococcus, Staphylococcus, Streptococcus and Bacillus bacteria, which can ...
    • Fibronectin binding protein compositions and methods of use 

      Hook, Magnus; Patti, Joseph M.; House-pompeo, Karen L.; Speziale, Pietro; Joh, Danny; Mcgavin, Martin J. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2006-10-31)
      Disclosed are antibodies that block the binding of fibronectin protein to fibronectin. Also disclosed are site specifically-mutated and truncated peptide epitopes derived from the fnbA and fnbB genes of Staphylococcus ...
    • Fibronectin binding protein compositions and methods of use 

      Hook,Magnus; Patti, Joseph M.; House-Pompeo, Karen L.; Speziale, Pietro; Joh, Danny; Mcgavin, Martin J. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2004-02-03)
      Disclosed are antibodies that block the binding of fibronectin protein to fibronectin. Also disclosed are site specifically-mutated and truncated peptide epitopes derived from the fnbA and fnbB genes of Staphylococcus ...
    • Modified lantibiotics and methods of making and using the modified lantibiotics 

      Smith, James L.; Escano, Jerome (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-03-03)
      The subject invention pertains to a modified lantibiotic containing an intact cysteine at the C-terminus, particularly, a cysteine that is not decarboxylated and that contains a free carboxyl group. Derivatives of the ...
    • Prokaryotic collagen-like proteins and uses thereof 

      Hook, Magnus; Lukomski, Slawomir; Xu, Yi (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2005-10-11)
      The present invention provides recombinant triple helical proteins or collagen-like proteins comprising a prokaryotic protein or one or more domains of a prokaryotic protein comprising a collagen-like peptide sequence of ...
    • Prokaryotic collagen-like proteins and uses thereof 

      Hook, Magnus; Lukomski, Slawomir; Xu, Yi (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2007-07-03)
      The present invention provides recombinant triple helical proteins or collagen-like proteins comprising a prokaryotic protein or one or more domains of a prokaryotic protein comprising a collagen-like peptide sequence of ...
    • Replacement therapy for dental caries 

      Hillman, Jeffrey D.; Smith, James Leif; Wilson-stanford, Shawanda R. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2016-02-16)
      The invention provides recombinant Streptococcus mutans strains that can be used to improve oral health. An embodiment of the invention provides a method of reducing the incidence or severity of dental caries in a dental ...
    • Surface proteins from gram-positive bacteria having highly conserved motifs and antibodies that recognize them 

      Xu, Yi; Hook, Magnus A. O. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2004-09-14)
      Isolated peptide sequences and proteins containing these sequences are provided which are useful in the prevention and treatment of infection caused by Gram-positive bacteria. The peptide sequences have been shown to be ...
    • Surface proteins from gram-positive bacteria having highly conserved motifs and antibodies that recognize them 

      Xu, Yi; Hook, Magnus A. O. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2007-03-27)
      Isolated peptide sequences and proteins containing these sequences are provided which are useful in the prevention and treatment of infection caused by Gram-positive bacteria. The peptide sequences have been shown to be ...
    • Treatment of Staphylococcus aureus infections utilizing antibodies that bind to fibronectin binding proteins 

      Hook, Magnus; Patti, Joseph M.; House-pompeo, Karen L.; Speziale, Pietro; Joh, Danny; Mcgavin, Martin J. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2012-07-03)
      Disclosed are antibodies that block the binding of fibronectin protein to fibronectin. Also disclosed are site specifically-mutated and truncated peptide epitopes derived from the fnbA and fnbB genes of Staphylococcus ...
    • Variants of the lantibiotic MU1140 and other lantibiotics with improved pharmacological properties and structural features 

      Hillman, Jeffrey D.; Smith, James Leif; Wilson-Stanford, Shawanda R. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2018-05-08)
      The invention provides improvements of lantibiotics useful for reducing the numbers of microbes or the reproduction of microbes in or on subjects or objects. One embodiment of the invention provides variants of antibiotics ...