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Paper No. 28
UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
BEFORE THE BOARD OF PATENT APPEALS
Ex parte UFFE MORTENSEN, KJELD OLESEN, HENNING STENNICKE,
STEEN B. SORENSEN, and KLAUS BREDDAM
Appeal No. 2003-1307
Application No. 09/420,785
Before SCHEINER, ADAMS, and MILLS, Administrative Patent Judges.
ADAMS, Administrative Patent Judge.
DECISION ON APPEAL
This is a decision on the appeal under 35 U.S.C. § 134 from the
examiner’s final rejection of claims 24 and 25, which are all the claims pending in
Claims 24 and 25 are reproduced below:
24. A modified carboxypeptidase Y, comprising
a substituted amino acid residue in at least one of positions N241
and L245, wherein the substituted amino acid residue has a
negatively charged side chain, and
substitutions L178S and M398L,
wherein the modified carboxypeptidase Y is derived from the
peptide having the sequence of SEQ ID NO: 4.
25. A method for transamidating a peptide substrate having a P1 amino
acid residue with a positively charged side chain and a P3 amino acid
residue with a positively charged side chain, the method comprising:
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