US 10,889,624 B2
Proteins from the webs of nephilengys cruentata, a vicularia juruensis and parawixia bistriata spiders isolated from brazilian biodiversity
Elibio Leopoldo Rech Filho, Brasília (BR); Natalia Cristina Verza Ferreira, Brasília (BR); Giovanni Rodrigues Vianna, Brasília (BR); Felipe Rodrigues da Silva, Brasília (BR); Francisco José Lima Aragão, Brasília (BR); Luiz Alberto Colnago, São Carlos (BR); Alan Carvalho Andrade, Brasília (BR); Daniela Matias de Carvalho Bittencourt, Brasília (BR); Pedro Ismael da Silva Junior, São Carlos (BR); Betúlia de Morais Souto, Brasília (BR); Luisa de Moraes Madeira, Brasília (BR); and Paulo César Motta, Brasília (BR)
Assigned to Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria-Embrapa, Brasilia (BR); and Fundaçao Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia (BR)
Filed by Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria—EMBRAPA, Brasilia (BR); and Fundacao Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia (BR)
Filed on Jan. 24, 2013, as Appl. No. 13/749,601.
Application 13/749,601 is a continuation of application No. 12/531,664, abandoned, previously published as PCT/BR2008/000072, filed on Mar. 13, 2008.
Claims priority of application No. 0701826 (BR), filed on Mar. 16, 2007.
Prior Publication US 2014/0206851 A1, Jul. 24, 2014
Int. Cl. C07K 14/435 (2006.01); A61K 38/00 (2006.01)
CPC C07K 14/43518 (2013.01) [A61K 38/00 (2013.01)] 32 Claims
 
1. A composition useful for modulating structural properties of material comprising: a host cell comprising at least one functionally expressed molecule of a spider nucleic acid operably linked to at least one regulatory element necessary for the expression of the molecule, wherein the spider nucleic acid encodes a protein from Nephilengys cruentata, and wherein the sequence of the molecule of spider nucleic acid is SEQ ID No. 1; and wherein the host cell is selected from the group consisting of bacterial cells, fungus cells, insect cells, mammal cells, and plant cells.