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Proteins Involved in signal transduction

Univesrity of Kent (2005) Proteins Involved in signal transduction. WO2005047514. (doi:WO2005047514) (KAR id:34261)

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Abstract

The method relates to a method of modulating quorum sensing in bacteria. Quorum sensing is inhibited using peptide hydrolases. This inhibition is used to prevent biofilm formation or to break down established biofilms and may also be used to downregulate the production of virulence determinants by pathogenic bacteria. The invention also relates to the use of peptide hydrolase inhibitors for the upregulation of quorum sensing in bacteria, resulting in the overproduction of proteins and the use of this system as an expression system.

Item Type: Patent
DOI/Identification number: WO2005047514
Subjects: Q Science
Q Science > QR Microbiology
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Natural Sciences > School of Biosciences
Depositing User: Gary Robinson
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2013 15:44 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 12:45 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/34261 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Robinson, Gary K.: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2660-7778
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