WARF: P07503US

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Mouse Monoclonal Antibody Against the Alpha Subunit of E. coli RNA Polymerase


Richard Burgess, Nancy Thompson

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) is seeking commercial partners interested in developing a mouse monoclonal antibody that specifically recognizes the alpha subunit of E. coli RNA polymerase.
OVERVIEWRNA polymerase is the enzyme responsible for DNA transcription, the process of making an RNA copy of a DNA gene sequence. The core RNA polymerase enzyme in E. coli consists of two alpha subunits, a beta subunit and a beta` subunit. The alpha subunits are responsible for assembling the subunits into the enzyme.
THE INVENTIONUW-Madison researchers have developed a mouse monoclonal antibody, known as 4RA1, which specifically recognizes the alpha subunit of E. coli RNA polymerase.
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