Method to Protect Plants and Animals against Pathogen Infection by Blocking Entry of Virulence Proteins

The invention includes methods and compositions that prevent pathogen virulence proteins from entering into plant or animal cells, including humans, thus providing a novel mechanism for protection from infection.
  
Patent Information:
App Type Country Serial No. Patent No. File Date Issued Date Patent Status
US Utility *United States 12/468,470   5/19/2009   Abandoned
US Continuation-in-Part *United States 12/944,345 11/11/2010   Abandoned
Foreign Canada 2,724,569 11/17/2010   Abandoned
US Utility *United States 14/276,170   5/13/2014   Abandoned
For Information, Contact:
Rob Whitehead
Senior Licensing Manager
Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.
(540) 443-9219
rwhitehead@vtip.org
Inventors:
Brett Tyler
Daolong Dou
Shiv Kale
Biao Gu
Keywords:
Medical/Therapeutic