Patent Number: 6,165,462

Title: Sugar kinase

Abstract: The invention provides sugar kinase polypeptides and DNA (RNA) encoding sugar kunase polypepties and methods for producing such polypeptides by recombinant techniques. Also provided are methods or utlizng sugar kinase polypeptides to screen for antibacterial compounds.

Inventors: Black; Michael Terence (Chester Springs, PA), Hodgson; John Edward (Malvern, PA), Knowles; David Justin Charles (Redhill, GB), Reichard; Raymond Winfield (Quakertown, PA), Nicholas; Richard Oakley (Collegeville, PA), Burnham; Martin Karl Russel (Norristown, PA), Pratt; Julie M (Verona, IT), Rosenberg; Martin (Royersford, PA), Ward; Judith M (Cotmandene, GB), Lonetto; Michael Arthur (Collegeville, PA), Warren; Patrick Vernon (Philadelphia, PA)

Assignee: SmithKline Beecham Corporation

International Classification: C07K 14/31 (20060101); C12N 9/12 (20060101); C12N 9/04 (20060101); C12N 9/00 (20060101); C07K 14/195 (20060101); C12N 9/88 (20060101); A61K 38/00 (20060101); A61K 39/00 (20060101); A61K 038/51 (); C12N 009/12 (); C12N 001/20 (); C12N 015/00 (); C07H 021/04 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2013