Chemistry: molecular biology and microbiology – Micro-organism – per se ; compositions thereof; proces of... – Bacteria or actinomycetales; media therefor
435 691, 435212, 43525235, 4353201, 536 221, 536 232, 536 231, 536 237, C12N 120, C12N 1500, C12P 2106, C07H 1900
The present invention provides the isolated genes encoding marine melA from the genus Shewanella, especially from the species S. colwelliana, and the melA encoded thereby in homogeneous form. Further, the invention provides antibodies to marine melA as well as methods of using the melA to induce oyster larval settlement. Moreover, these marine melA genes are also useful as selectable markers for genetic engineering.
patent: 5047344 (1991-09-01), Weiner et al.
Glover Gene cloning pp. 1-19 (1984).
Fuqua et al. "The Cloning and Characterization of Marine Bacterial" Annual Meeting of ASM, May 8-13, 1988.
Michael Wrangstadh et al., "Starvation-specific formation of a peripheral exopolysaccharide by a marine Pseudomonas ssp. strain S9", Biol. Abstr. 90(6):AB-1060 Abst. No. 67829, Sep. 15, 1990.
L. Dagasan et al., "Activity of Cloned Tyrosinas from Alteromonas colwelliana", Abstracts of the Annual Meeting 1989 of Amer. Soc. Microbiol., vol. 89, p. 253, Abstr. No. K-50.
W. C. Fuqua, "Genetic Characterization of the Alteromonas colwelliana tyrosinase" Abstracts of the Annual Meeting 1989 of Amer. Soc. Microbiol., vol. 89, p. 185, Abst. No. H-95.
Marcel Salanoubat et al., "Molecular cloning and sequencing of sucrose synthase cDNA from potato (Solanum tuberosum L.): preliminary characterization of sucrose synthase mRNA distribution", Gene, vol. 60, pp. 47-56 (1987).
Pamela J. Hanic-Joyce et al., "Molecular Characterization of the Yeast PRT1 Gene in Which Mutations Affect Translation Initiation and Regulation of Cell Proliferation", The Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 262, No. 6, pp. 2845-2851 (1987).
A. V. Kaliman et al., "The nucleotide sequence of the region of bacteriophage T5 early genes D10-D-15", Nucleic Acids Research, vol. 16, No. 21, pp. 10353-10354 (1988).
Ambaliou Sanni et al., "Structure and Expression of the Genes Encoding the .alpha. and .beta. Subunits of Yeast Phenylalanyl-tRNA Synthetase", The Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 263, No. 30, pp. 15407-15415 (1988).
Peter J. Curtis, "Sequence Comparison of Human and Murine Erythrocyte alpha-spectrin cDNA", Gene, vol. 36, pp. 357-362 (1985).
Shigeki Shibahara et al., "Cloning and expression of cDNA encoding mouse tyrosinase", Nucleic Acids Research, vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 2413-2426 (1986).
Michael Wrangstadh et al., "The role of an extracellular polysaccharide produced by the marine Pseudomonas sp. S9 in cellular detachment during starvation", Can. J. Microbiol, vol. 35, pp. 309-312 (1988).
David G. Allison et al., "The Role of Exopolysaccharides in Adhesion of Freshwater Bacteria", Journal of General Microbiology, vol. 133, pp. 1319-1327 (1987).
R. R. Read et al., "Purification and characterization of adhesive exopolysaccharides from Pseudomonas putida and Pseudomonas fluorescens", Can. J. Microbiol., vol. 33, pp. 1080-1090 (1987).
Edward J. Yurkow et al., "Purification of Tyrosinase to Homogeneity Based on its Resistance to Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate-Proteinase K Digestion", Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, vol. 275, No. 1, pp. 122-129 (1989).
Glen N. Gaulton et al., "Control of Tyrosinase Gene Expression and its Relationship to Neural Crest Induction in Rana pipiens", The Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 258, No. 24, pp. 14845-14849 (1983).
William K. Fitt, "Factors Influencing Bacterial Production of Inducers of Settlement Behavior of Larvae of the Oyster Crassostrea gigas", Microb. Ecol., vol. 17, pp. 287-298 (1989).
Fuqua, Jr. William C.
Weiner Ronald M.
Furman Keith C.
The University of Maryland
Marine melA gene does not yet have a rating. At this time, there are no reviews or comments for this patent.If you have personal experience with Marine melA gene, we encourage you to share that experience with our LandOfFree.com community. Your opinion is very important and Marine melA gene will most certainly appreciate the feedback.
Profile ID: LFUS-PAI-O-1359341