PiggyBac transposon-based genetic transformation system for insects

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Description

The present invention is directed to nucleic acid and amino acid sequences for transformation constructs containing piggyBac or tagalong transposable elements. These constructs allow for the precise excision and insertion of heterologous DNA into a host cell.

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Title
  • PiggyBac transposon-based genetic transformation system for insects

Patent Number
  • US 6551825 B2

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Inventor
  • Paul D. Shirk

  • Malcolm J. Fraser

  • Teresa A. Elick

  • Omaththage P. Perera

Inventor From Local Institution
  • Malcolm J. Fraser

Other Application
  • 09/598,421

Claims
  • 10

Classification (US Patent)
  • 435/348; 435/320.1; 435/455; 435/462; 435/465;

Cooperative Patent Classification codes
  • A01K 67/0333 (20130101); C07K 14/43595 (20130101); A01K 67/0339 (20130101); A01K 2217/05 (20130101)Current International Class:A01K 67/033 (20060101); A01K 67/00 (20060101); C07K 14/435 (20060101); C12N 005/10 (); C12N 015/09 (); C12N 015/85 ()Field of Search:;435/320.1,325,455,462,466,348,465 ;800/13,25

International Patent Classification codes
  • A01K 67/033 (20060101); A01K 67/00 (20060101); C07K 14/435 (20060101); C12N 005/10 (); C12N 015/09 (); C12N 015/85 ()

Language
  • eng

Date Issued
  • 2003-04-22

Publisher
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Assignee
  • The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of Agriculture (Washington, DC)

  • University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)

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