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Nanoreporters and methods of manufacturing and use thereof
The present invention relates to compositions and methods for detection and quantification of individual target molecules in biomolecular samples. In...
Methods and compositions for genetically detecting improved milk
production traits in cattle
An isolated nucleic acid molecule comprising a polymorphic site selected from the group consisting of positions 164, 269, 284, 407 and 989 of SEQ ID NO: 1, an...
DNA sequencing using a suspended carbon nanotube
A technique is provided for forming a nanodevice for sequencing. A bottom metal contact is disposed at a location in an insulator that is on a substrate. A...
Comprehensive FMR1 genotyping
Disclosed herein are methods for the automated reconstruction of a genotype of a gene, fragment, or genomic region using exhaustive enumeration. The methods can...
Compositions for detection and analysis of polynucleotides using light
Methods, compositions and articles of manufacture for assaying a sample for a target polynucleotide are provided. A sample suspected of containing the target...
Compositions and method for measuring and calibrating amplification bias
in multiplexed PCR reactions
Compositions and methods are described for standardizing the DNA amplification efficiencies of a highly heterogeneous set of oligonucleotide primers as may...
Nucleic acid amplification
In some embodiments, the present teachings provide methods for nucleic acid amplification, comprising forming a reaction mixture, and subjecting the reaction...
Solutions, methods and kits for deactivating nucleic acids
The present invention relates to reagents for use in deactivating nucleic acids and methods of making and using the same.
Lighting systems and methods of using lighting systems for in vitro
potency assay for photofrin
Presently disclosed is a lighting system and methods of using the lighting system for in vitro potency assay for photofrin. The lighting system includes a lamp...
The present invention relates to a method for harvesting recombinant proteins from mammalian cell culture fluid. The method makes use of cationic polymers,...
Genetically modified mice that produce hybrid antibodies
A method for engineering and utilizing large DNA vectors to target, via homologous recombination, and modify, in any desirable fashion, endogenous genes and...
Nucleic acid nanotube liquid crystals
Compositions and methods for preparing nucleic acid nanotubes using DNA origami techniques are described, which provide for nanotubes of predictable and uniform...
Methods for enhancing the degradation of cellulosic material with chitin
The present invention relates to methods for degrading or converting a cellulosic material and for producing substances from the cellulosic material.
Biomass feedstocks (e.g., plant biomass, animal biomass, and municipal waste biomass) are processed to produce useful products, such as fuels. For example,...
Biorefinery system, methods and compositions thereof
The present disclosure relates to bioengineering approaches for producing biofuel and, in particular, to the use of a C.sub.1 metabolizing microorganism reactor...
Method for producing butyric acid, butanol and butyrate ester
The present disclosure is directed to methods for producing butyric acid comprising fermenting a feedstock using a bacterium. The feedstock comprises lactic...
Extraction solvents derived from oil for alcohol removal in extractive
In an alcohol fermentation process, oil derived from biomass is hydrolyzed into an extractant available for in situ removal of a product alcohol such as butanol...
Enhancing D-xylose and L-arabinose utilization in Zymomonas cells
Disrupting expression of a protein encoded by the region of the Zymomonas genome called ZMO0353 in the genomic sequence of the ZM4 strain was found to improve...
Consortium and preparation of microorganisms for catalyzing cellulose
hydrolysis, preparation for methane...
The invention relates to a consortium of microorganisms capable of hydrolyzing cellulose, preferably lignocellulosic biomass, which may comprise the following...
Compositions and methods for reprogramming eukaryotic cells
The present invention relates to methods for changing the state of differentiation of a eukaryotic cell, the methods comprising introducing mRNA encoding one or...
DNA element having the activity of enhancing foreign gene expression
A method for stably achieving high expression of a foreign gene in mammalian cells using a novel DNA element is disclosed. More specifically, the present...
Inbred corn line WUC22
An inbred corn line, designated WUC22, the plants and seeds of the inbred corn line WUC22, methods for producing a corn plant, either inbred or hybrid, produced...
Genes implicated in resistance to soybean cyst nematode infection and
methods of their use
Genes whose expressions are up-regulated or down-regulated in plant roots in response to nematode infection are disclosed. These genes may play an important...
Method for production of plant imparted with stress tolerance and use
The present invention provides a method for producing a plant with a stress tolerance, comprising the step of inhibiting, in a plant, a function of a first...
DNA encoding ring zinc-finger protein and the use of the DNA in vectors
and bacteria and in plants
The present inventions relate to compositions and methods for providing stress tolerant transgenic plants comprising a RING domain zinc-finger motif...
Method for increasing photosynthetic carbon fixation using glycolate
dehydrogenase multi-subunit fusion protein
The invention relates to a method for stimulating the growth of the plants and/or improving the biomass production and/or increasing the carbon fixation by the...
Plants having enhanced yield-related traits resulted from modulated
expression of a SGT1 polypeptide and a...
The present invention relates generally to the field of molecular biology and concerns a method for enhancing yield-related traits in plants by modulating...
PpeTAC1 gene and method to manipulate tree architecture
Disclosed is a novel gene that controls the branching angle of a tree wherein either silencing or overexpressing PpeTAC1 controls the architecture of...
Bacterial xylose isomerases active in yeast cells
Specific polypeptides were identified as bacterial xylose isomerases that are able to provide xylose isomerase activity in yeast cells. The xylose isomerase...
Method for producing expression product of exogenous gene in yeast,
regulator of expression in yeast, and use...
Provided is a method for producing an expression product of an exogenous gene in a yeast with superior output regulation of gene expression. This is a method...
Protein expression system
Disclosed is a DNA polynucleotide comprising a nucleic acid sequence having promoter activity in a Drosophila S2 cell, where said nucleic acid sequence is...
Plasmids and phages for homologous recombination and methods of use
Lambda phages that can be used to introduce recombineering functions into host cells are disclosed. Also disclosed are plasmids that can be used to confer...
Vectors for directional cloning
The invention provides vectors and methods for directional cloning.
Modulation of growth hormone receptor expression and insulin-like growth
Compounds, compositions and methods are provided for modulating the expression of growth hormone receptor and/or insulin like growth factor-I (IGF-I). The...
RNAi-mediated inhibition of spleen tyrosine kinase-related inflammatory
RNA interference is provided for inhibition of spleen tyrosine kinase (Syk) mRNA expression, in particular, for treating patients having a Syk-related...
Methods for treating polyps
The invention relates generally to methods and compositions for treating sinusitis, asthma, or polyps. The invention also relates to methods and compositions...
Compositions and methods related to protein displacement therapy for
Disclosed are compositions and methods related to the interaction of polyCUG and polyCCUG repeat RNA and proteins that bind to these repetitive RNA sequences....
Synthetic mimics of miR-34
Embodiments concern methods and compositions involving miR-34 mimics, including miR-34a and miR-34c mimics. In some embodiments, there are double-stranded RNA...
The invention provides functionalized polypeptides, especially therapeutic polypeptides (e.g., scFv), comprising a linker sequence that can be rapidly and...
Amine compounds for the selective preparation of biological samples
A method for isolating a biological target material from a biological sample is provided, the method including binding the target material to a solid support,...
Cell migration regulator
The present invention provides a cell migration regulator capable of promoting or inhibiting cell migration, a method for regulating cell migration, and a...
Compositions and methods for modulating hemostasis
Factor X/Xa variants and methods of use thereof are disclosed.
Substituted pyrazinedithiol reducing agents
Substituted dithiol pyrazine compounds useful as reducing agents in biologically relevant media having formula: ##STR00001## where variables are defined...
Fusion proteins comprising type-II cohesin modules, multi-enzyme complexes
comprising same and uses thereof
Fusion proteins including a type-II cohesin module that are capable of integrating into native and designer cellulosomes. .beta.-glucosidases modified to...
Complex type sugar chain hydrolase
The present invention provides a novel endo-.beta.-N-acetylglucosaminidase (Endo-Om) using a transformant produced by cloning an...
Polypeptides having transgalactosylating activity
The present invention relates to polypeptides, specifically polypeptides having transgalactosylating activity and nucleic acids encoding these, and their uses...
Modified forms of Pseudomonas exotoxin A
Pseudomonas exotoxin A or "PE" is a 66 kD, highly potent, cytotoxic protein secreted by the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Various forms of PE have been...
Compositions and methods for differentiating stem cells into cell
populations comprising beta-like cells
Methods, kits, compositions, and systems are provided for culturing pluripotent stem cells to produce populations of cells comprising beta-like cells (e.g.,...
Mesenchymal stem cells and bone-forming cells
The invention relates to a new type of mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) which co-express at least one mesenchymal marker, preferably at least CD105 and CD34. Also...
Human B1 cells and uses thereof
The present invention is directed to isolated populations of human natural immunoglobulin-producing B1 lymphocytes, wherein the B1 lymphocytes display surface...