Pest-controlling agents isolated from spider venom and uses thereof
Date of issue
The University of Queensland
WO 2013026105 A1
Country of origin
The invention relates to proteinaceous agents derived from the venom of Theraphosidae spiders and their use in controlling pest infestations, particularly insect pest infestations. The invention also relates to nucleic acid molecules encoding the proteinaceous agents as well as constructs, host cells, genetically modified plants and insect pathogens comprising those nucleic acid molecules.