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PURIFICATION METHOD FOR RECOMBINANT GLUCOSE BINDING PROTEIN / Hugh Jones

United States Patent, Number: US 7619072 B2, Pages: 1 - 22

Swansea University Author: Jones, Hugh

Abstract

The present invention relates to a method for purifying a recombinant glucose binding protein, in particular the lectin Concanavalin A (Con A). The method specifically utilizes a buffer in which impurities, such as glycogen and other substances, are soluble but in which the protein remains insoluble...

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Published in: United States Patent, Number: US 7619072 B2
Published: Alexandria, Virginia US Patent & Trademark Office 2009
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa13032
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Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for purifying a recombinant glucose binding protein, in particular the lectin Concanavalin A (Con A). The method specifically utilizes a buffer in which impurities, such as glycogen and other substances, are soluble but in which the protein remains insoluble. The use of such buffers, and the purified proteins, are also described.
Item Description: US Patent issued (= granted) November 17, 2009.Inventor: David Hugh Jones, Swansea (GB)Assignee: UWS Ventures Limited, Swansea (GB)
Keywords: Concanavalin A, Con A, lectin, glucose-binding protein, glucose sensor, diabetes monitoring, blood sugar, glycogen,
College: Swansea University Medical School
Start Page: 1
End Page: 22