Patent Number: 7,737,327

Title: Methods for screening for genes and small molecules that activate mammalian receptor proteins

Abstract: Methods for screening mutations that affect the synthesis of plant small molecules or compounds capable of activating a mammalian nuclear receptor protein and systems for rapidly assigning functionality to genes that regulate plant secondary metabolism are provided.

Inventors: Falcone; Deane Louis (Lexington, KY), Littleton; John M. (Lexington, KY)

Assignee: The University of Kentucky Research Foundation

International Classification: C12N 15/82 (20060101); C12N 15/10 (20060101); C12N 15/12 (20060101); C12N 15/84 (20060101); C12N 15/38 (20060101); C12N 15/62 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2022-06-15 0:00:00