Patent Number: 6,251,633

Title: Polynucleotides encoding Staphylococcus aureus FtsA polypeptide

Abstract: The invention provides FtsA polypeptide and polynucleotides encoding FtsA polypeptides and methods for producing such polypeptides by recombinant techniques. Also provided are methods for utilizing FtsA polypeptides to screen for antibacterial compounds.

Inventors: Pearce, Jr.; Kenneth H (Chapel Hill, NC), Yan; Kang (Collegeville, PA)

Assignee: SmithKline Beecham Corporation

International Classification: C07K 14/245 (20060101); C07K 14/195 (20060101); C07K 14/31 (20060101); A61K 38/00 (20060101); C07H 021/00 (); C12N 015/31 (); C12N 001/21 (); C12N 015/63 (); C12N 015/62 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018