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Isolated yeast promoter sequence and a method of regulated heterologous expression

United States Patent

May 31, 2005
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The present invention provides the promoter clone discovery of a glucoamylase gene of a starch utilizing yeast strain Schwanniomyces castellii. The isolated glucoamylase promoter is an inducible promoter, which can regulate strong gene expression in starch culture medium.
Gao; Johnway (Richland, WA), Skeen; Rodney S. (Pendleton, OR), Hooker; Brian S. (Kennewick, WA), Anderson; Daniel B. (Pasco, WA)
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
09/ 921,944
August 2, 2001
The U.S. Government has a paid-up license in this invention and the right in limited circumstances to require the patent owner to license others on reasonable terms as provided for by the terms of Contract DE-AC0676RLO1830 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy.