Patent Number: 8,067,383

Title: Synthetic genes and genetic constructs comprising same I

Abstract: The present invention relates generally to synthetic genes for modifying endogenous gene expression in a cell, tissue or organ of a transgenic organism, in particular a transgenic animal or plant. More particularly, the present invention provides novel synthetic genes and genetic constructs which are capable of repressing delaying or otherwise reducing the expression of an endogenous gene or a target gene in an organism when introduced thereto.

Inventors: Graham; Michael Wayne (Jindalee, AU), Rice; Robert Norman (Sinnamon Park, AU)

Assignee: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

International Classification: A01N 43/04 (20060101); A61K 31/70 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2020-11-29 0:00:00