Patent Number: 7,087,415

Title: Methods and compositions for directed gene assembly

Abstract: The present invention is directed to methods and compositions for use of homologous recombination for directed evolution, gene reassembly, and directed mutagenesis. One aspect of the present invention relates to methods for use of bacterial conjugative transfer and homologous recombination for directed evolution, gene reassembly, and directed mutagenesis. Another aspect of the present invention relates to compositions for use in or produced by the methods of the present invention, including libraries, archives and databases.

Inventors: Menzel; Rolf (Lincoln University, PA)

Assignee: Athena Biotechnologies, Inc.

International Classification: C12N 15/64 (20060101); C12P 19/34 (20060101); C12Q 1/68 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018