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Title: Protection against herbivores

Abstract

The present invention relates to genes, proteins and methods comprising molecules that alter amino acid levels. In one embodiment, the present invention relates to altering guanidino substrate hydrolysis activities in plants, arthropods and microorganisms using molecules within the arginase family and other molecules that alter an amino acid levels. In ones embodiment, the present invention relates to altering threonine substrate deamination and dehydration activities in plants, arthropods and microorganisms using molecules within the threonine deaminase family and other molecules that alter amino acid levels. In one embodiment, the present invention relates to using genes, proteins and methods comprising arginase or threonine deaminase for altering the pathophysiology of plants, arthropods and microorganisms. In a preferred embodiment, the present invention relates to altering guanidino substrate hydrolysis activity in plants, arthropods, and microorganisms using arginase. In another preferred embodiment, the invention relates to altering threonine substrated deamination and dehydration activity in plants, arthropods, and microorganisms using threonine deaminase. In some embodiments, the invention related to overexpression and increased activity of arginase, threonine deaminase and a proteinase inhibitor.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Board of Trustees of Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1162110
Patent Number(s):
8,871,999
Application Number:
11/666,714
Assignee:
Board of Trustees of Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI) CHO
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-91ER20021
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2005 Oct 31
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
60 APPLIED LIFE SCIENCES

Citation Formats

Howe, Gregg A, and Chen, Hui. Protection against herbivores. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Howe, Gregg A, & Chen, Hui. Protection against herbivores. United States.
Howe, Gregg A, and Chen, Hui. Tue . "Protection against herbivores". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1162110.
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