Patent Number: 6,515,106

Title: Lysozyme-analogous polypeptides with an anti-microbial effect, their production and use

Abstract: The present invention relates to polypeptides exhibiting antibiotic, and anti-viral and anti-cancer effects. In particular, the invention relates to modified T4 lysozyme, polypeptides comprising fragments of T4 lysozyme and to the production and use thereof. The fields of application for this invention are wide-ranging, and include, for example, human and veterinary uses, resistance cultivation in plants and prevention of bacterial and/or fungal-mediated food spoilage.

Inventors: During; Klaus (Frechen, DE)

Assignee: MPB Cologne GmbH Molecular Plant and Protein Biotechnology

International Classification: C12N 9/36 (20060101); C12N 15/82 (20060101); A61K 38/00 (20060101); C07K 001/00 (); C07H 021/02 (); C07H 021/04 (); C12N 009/36 (); C12N 015/00 ()

Expiration Date: 02/04/2020