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XANTHOMONAS GENES ASSOCIATED WITH PLANT PATHOGENICITY

Document type:Patente
Inventor(s): Ana Claudia Rasera da Silva; Ronaldo Bento Quaggio; Fernando de Castro Reinach; Jesus Aparecido Ferro; Julio César Franco de Oliveira; Marcelo Luiz de Laia; João Carlos Setubal; Luiz Roberto Furlan
Applicant: Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP)
Deposit date: April 2003, 22
INPI register:
PCT/BR2003/000060 - INPI Search
IPC: G01N 33/569 C07K 14/195
Abstract

Isolated nucleic acid molecules which are characteristic of pathogenic strains of Xanthomonas are described, as are variants. The variants demonstrate modified virulence as compared to reference sequences, and permit one to connect virulence with specific portions of the genome of Xanthomonas. Proteins encoded by these sequences, as well as other aspects of the invention including recombinant cells, expression vectors, and diagnostic assay, are also disclosed.


Grantee:Sergio Verjovski Almeida
Principal Investigator:Sergio Verjovski Almeida
Institution: Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Instituto de Química (IQ)
Support type: Research Grants - Support for Intellectual Property Rights and Licensing (PAPI/Nuplitec)