Photorhabdus luminescens MCF toxin genes and uses thereof

Richard Ffrench-Constant (Inventor), P J Daborn (Inventor), Andrea Dowling (Inventor), Nicholas Waterfield (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


Photorhabdus luminescens mcf toxin genes first isolated from bacteria and encoding proteins comprising an apoptosis-promoting "death domain" and a membrane translocation domain. The toxin genes and proteins may be used as medicaments, cosmetic agents and insecticides, and in screening methods to isolate other potential toxins.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO03102129 (A2)
Priority date29/05/02
Publication statusPublished - 11 Dec 2003


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