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Fungal Biocontrol of Invasive Noxious Poison Ivy
Poison ivy is a noxious native plant species that when touched by humans causes a delayed contact dermatitis resulting in a swollen, blistering, painful, oozing, and itching skin rash. Poison ivy is a frequent wild volunteer plant in managed landscapes and gardens. Although there are synthetic chemical control measures for killing poison ivy (i.e.,...
Published: 11/14/2013   |   Inventor(s): John Jelesko, Matthew Kasson
Category(s): Agriculture
Using Quantitative Measures of Natural Selection for Rational Protein Engineering
This invention utilizes quantitative metrics of molecular evolution to define effectively mutable protein space that can be targeted in rational protein engineering enterprises focused on improving protein function and/or altered relatedness to proteins protected by pre-existing competing patents. The core technology is to use quantitative metrics of...
Published: 8/23/2013   |   Inventor(s): John Jelesko
Category(s): Biotechnology, Genomics/Genetics