Patent Number: 6,252,044

Title: Ribb

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

Inventors: Black; Michael Terance (Chester Springs, PA), Shilling; Lisa Kathleen (Newtown, PA), Stodola; Robert King (Flourtown, PA), Warren; Richard Lloyd (Blue Bell, PA), Kosmatka; Anna Lisa (Doylestown, PA), Nicholas; Richard Oakley (Collegeville, PA), Palmer; Leslie Marie (Audubon, PA), Lonetto; Michael Arthur (Collegeville, PA), Fedon; Jason Craig (Strafford, PA), Hodgson; John Edward (Malvern, PA), Knowles; David Justin Charles (Boroughbridge, GB)

Assignee: SmithKline Beecham Corporation

International Classification: C07K 14/195 (20060101); C07K 14/315 (20060101); C12N 9/78 (20060101); C12N 9/10 (20060101); C12N 9/12 (20060101); A61K 38/00 (20060101); A61K 39/00 (20060101); C07K 001/00 (); C07K 014/00 (); A61K 039/09 (); A61K 039/02 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018