Global patent index - EP 1042489 A2

EP 1042489 A2 2000-10-11 - PROTEASES FROM GRAM POSITIVE ORGANISMS

Title (en)

PROTEASES FROM GRAM POSITIVE ORGANISMS

Title (de)

PROTEASEN VON GRAM-POSITIVEN ORGANISMEN

Title (fr)

PROTEASES PROVENANT D'ORGANISMES A GRAM POSITIF

Publication

EP 1042489 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 98964106 A

Priority

  • GB 9727466 A
  • US 9827018 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9934002A2] The present invention relates to the identification of novel metalloproteases in gram positive microorganisms. The present invention provides the nucleic acid and amino acid sequences for the metalloprotease. The present invention also provides host cells having a mutation or deletion of part or all of the gene encoding the metalloprotease. The present invention provides host cells which further comprises a nucleic acid encoding desired heterologous proteins such as enzymes. The present invention also provides cleaning compositions, animal feeds and compositions used to treat a textile that include the metalloprotease of the present invention.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

C12N 15/57; A23K 1/165; C11D 3/386; C12N 1/20; C12N 1/21; C12N 15/75; C12Q 1/68

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

C11D 3/386 (2006.01); C12N 9/56 (2006.01); C12N 9/80 (2006.01); C12N 15/57 (2006.01); C12N 15/75 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

C12N 9/54 (2013.01); C11D 3/38663 (2013.01); C12N 9/80 (2013.01); C12N 15/75 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9934002A3

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB IT LI NL SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9934002 A2 19990708; WO 9934002 A3 19991104; AU 1929999 A 19990719; EP 1042489 A2 20001011; GB 9727466 D0 19980225

INPADOC legal status

2007-05-02 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20060919

2006-10-25 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN EP PUBLISHED APPLICATION

- Owner name: GENENCOR INTERNATIONAL, INC.

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2000-10-11 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 20000719

2000-10-11 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB IT LI NL SE