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Higher plant, seedling, plant seed, or plant part (i.e., angiosperms or gymnosperms)

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
800306000 Brassica 60
800312000 Soybean 57
800320000 Gramineae (e.g., barley, oats, rye, sorghum, millet, etc.) 56
800300000 Herbicide resistant plant which is transgenic or mutant 55
800301000 Pathogen resistant plant which is transgenic or mutant 54
800302000 Insect resistant plant which is transgenic or mutant 47
800317000 Solanaceae (e.g., eggplant, etc.) 24
800305000 Lettuce 23
800323000 Ornamental plant 11
800319000 Conifer 7
800314000 Cotton 6
800303000 Male-sterile 5
20120159675FERTILITY RESTORATION FOR OGURA CYTOPLASMIC MALE STERILE BRASSICA AND METHOD06-21-2012
20100186130Broccoli type adapted for ease of harvest - A broccoli plant characterized in having an exerted head having a crown higher than the leaf canopy and a harvestable head of at least about 200 grams when planted at a density of 40,000 plants per hectare, where the harvestable head comprises the top 25 centimeters of said stalk.07-22-2010
20120227136NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCES MEDIATING MALE FERTILITY AND METHOD OF USING SAME - Nucleotide sequences mediating male fertility in plants are described, with DNA molecule and amino acid sequences set forth. Promoter sequences and their essential regions are also identified. The nucleotide sequences and promoter sequences are useful in methods mediating male fertility in plants, as described. Vectors, plant cells, and plants comprising the nucleotide sequences and/or promoter regions are also provided.09-06-2012
20130097736Lolium Multiflorum Line Inducing Genome Loss - Dihaploid homozygous 04-18-2013
20110225683Importation of a Ribozyme into Vegetable Mitochondria by a Pseudo-tRNA that can be Aminoacylated by Valine - The present invention relates to a polyribonucleotide including a hammerhead trans-ribozyme directed against a plant mitochondrial RNA and a structure in the form of tRNA that can be aminoacylated by valine, and to the use thereof in plants in particular for inducing cytoplasmic male sterility.09-15-2011
800308000 Watermelon 3
20100306883WATERMELON WITH IMPROVED PROCESSING QUALITIES - A watermelon plant that produces fruit having (i) ultra-firm flesh and/or liquid-retaining flesh and (ii) soluble solids of at least about 6 brix.12-02-2010
20130180017WATERMELON VARIETY NUN 01009 WMW - The present invention relates to plants and plant parts of a watermelon variety NUN 01009 WMW, seeds from which the plant can be grown and seedless fruit produced on the plant, as well as vegetative reproductions of NUN 01009. Further, the invention relates to natural or induced phenotypic variants of the plant, such as mutants or somaclonal variants.07-11-2013
20130160167WATERMELON VARIETY NUN 01007 WMW - The present invention relates to plants and plant parts of a watermelon variety NUN 01007 WMW, seeds from which the plant can be grown and seedless fruit produced on the plant, as well as vegetative reproductions of NUN 01007. Further, the invention relates to natural or induced phenotypic variants of the plant, such as mutants or somaclonal variants.06-20-2013
800307000 Cucumber 3
20130074223RESISTANCE TO POST HARVEST DETERIORATION IN CUCUMBER - The invention relates to a cucumber (03-21-2013
20090313728Polynucleotides Encoding Lignin Biosynthetic Pathway Enzymes in Coffee - Polynucleotides encoding polypeptides that comprise the biosynthetic pathway for lignins in the coffee plant are disclosed. Also disclosed are methods for using these polynucleotides and polypeptides for the manipulation of flavor, aroma, and other features of coffee beans, as well as the manipulation resistance to pathogen, herbivore, and insect attack in the coffee plant.12-17-2009
20110277191RESISTANCE TO POST HARVEST DETERIORATION IN CUCUMBER - The invention relates to a cucumber (11-10-2011
800316000 Citrus (e.g., orange, lemon, lime, etc.) 3
20120246767Modified valencene synthase polypeptides, encoding nucleic acid molecules and uses thereof - Provided are modified valencene synthase polypeptides and methods of using the modified valencene synthase polypeptides. Also provided are methods for producing modified terpene synthases.09-27-2012
20110283426ISOLATED NUCLEIC ACID MOLECULES FROM THE GENOME OF CITRUS LEPROSIS VIRUS AND USES THEREOF - The present invention relates to nucleic acid molecules found in the genome of the 11-17-2011
20100170013Parga No. 2 - A new distinct variety of tangerine characterized by producing a small to medium size fruit that is mature for harvesting and shipping in mid October about nine to ten days earlier than Clementine mandarin and with good flavor.07-01-2010
800322000 Sunflower 3
20090138993Sunflower seeds with high delta-tocopherol content - The present invention relates to sunflower seeds which have been genetically modified through two artificial induction cycles of mutations followed in each case by processes for the identification of mutant individuals which have the desired character. The disclosed seeds are characterised in that they contain between 26% and 80% of the tocopherols as delta-tocopherol. This high delta-tocopherol production is determined by the genotype of the seeds which have been modified to this effect, and is always obtained independently of the culture conditions, thereby obtaining an inheritable character. Today, sunflower seeds producing such high levels of delta-tocopherol do not exist. Genetically modified sunflower plants which produce through self-fertilisation seeds with high delta-tocopherol levels and the oil with high natural delta-tocopherol concentration, extracted from the seeds, are also objectives of the present invention.05-28-2009
20110131689LOW SATURATED-FAT SUNFLOWER AND ASSOCIATED METHODS - Provided are sunflowers, parts thereof, cultures of, and seeds that are capable of producing sunflower oil that is low in saturated fat and, optionally, high in linoleic acid as well as associated methods.06-02-2011
20110061138Sunflower Oil with High Heat Stability - The invention relates to a sunflower oil with high heat stability, which is characterised in that between 15% and 45% of the fatty acid total are saturated fatty acids (palmitic acid and stearic acid), between 45% and 75% of the fatty acid total is oleic acid and more than 85% of the tocopherol total corresponds to the sum of gamma-tocopherol and delta-tocopherol. The invention also relates to sunflower seeds that contain an oil with the aforementioned characteristics and sunflower plants which as a result of self-pollination produce seeds with the aforementioned characteristics. In addition, the invention relates to the use of said oil in food and animal feed and for the formulation of biolubricants and biofuels.03-10-2011
800318000 Celery 1
20100235953CELERY VARIETY STIX (PYC 6651) - A new variety of celery designated as STIX (PYC 6651) and whose seed has an ATCC accession number PTA-9654 is presented. STIX has long petioles that make it well suited for making celery sticks.09-16-2010
800299000 Haploid 1
20120180168METHOD FOR PRODUCING DOUBLE HAPLOID PLANTS - The present invention relates to a method for producing double haploid plants, which may comprise the steps of allowing pollen with one functional sperm cell to fertilize an embryo sac cell which is not the central cell; allowing the central cell to proliferate into endosperm; and regenerating a double haploid plant from the endosperm. The pollen with one functional sperm cell may be for example mutant pollen, which is obtainable by chemical mutation, transformation with a nucleic acid, or irradiation.07-12-2012
800315000 Apple 1
20100037359METHOD FOR PRODUCING PROPAGATING MATERIAL TO BE USED IN TREE CULTIVATIONS OF DOUBLE-TRUNK TYPE - The present invention relates to a method for producing propagating material, in particular whole plants, to be used in tree cultivations of double trunk type and the obtained material.02-11-2010
800313000 Bean 1
20080276336Methods For Identifying Proteins With Starch Phosphorylating Enzymatic Activity - The present invention relates to a method for identifying proteins involved in the phosphorylation of starch and nucleic acids which code for such proteins. The present invention further relates to plant cells and plants which exhibit an altered activity of a protein which can be identified using the method according to the invention. Plant cells and plants of this type synthesise a modified starch. The present invention therefore also relates to the starch synthesised by the plant cells and plants according to the invention as well as to methods for the manufacture of this starch and to the manufacture of starch derivatives of this modified starch.11-06-2008
800310000 Squash (e.g., pumpkin, zucchini, etc.) 1
20090282587Rice promoters - The invention provides several promoters isolated from 11-12-2009
800321000 Lily 1
20110055980Chalcone 3-Hydroxylase - The present invention relates to an isolated nucleic acid molecule, comprising a nucleotide sequence, which encodes a polypeptide with chalcone 3-hydroxylase activity, wherein the nucleotide sequence comprises SEQ ID NO. 1 or has at least a 60% identity with SEQ ID NO. 1 or is able to hybridize with a molecule comprising the sequence of SEQ ID NO. 1, wherein the nucleotide sequence encodes a polypeptide, which comprises the motif FASRPLSX03-03-2011
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20130031672PLANT REGULATORY ELEMENTS AND USES THEREOF - The invention provides DNA molecules and constructs, and their nucleotide sequences, useful for modulating gene expression in plants, and for specifying intracellular or extracellular localization of a gene product of interest. Transgenic plants, plant cells, plant parts, and seeds, comprising the DNA molecules operably linked to heterologous transcribable polynucleotides are also provided.01-31-2013
20130031671PLANT ARTIFICIAL CHROMOSOMES AND METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME - An engineered centromere, and systems and methods of using the engineered centromere are described. The engineered centromere can have tandem repeats of a DNA sequence with binding motifs to permit binding of fusion proteins that include a DNA binding protein and a kinetochore protein to activate the engineered centromere. Also described are a plant artificial chromosome that includes the engineered centromere, a transgenic plant containing the engineered chromosome, and a method of synthesizing a large molecule by adding multiple genes using the plant artificial chromosome.01-31-2013
20130031675MODULATING PLANT CARBON LEVELS - Methods and materials for modulating (e.g., increasing or decreasing) carbon levels in plants are disclosed. For example, nucleic acids encoding carbon-modulating polypeptides are disclosed as well as methods for using such nucleic acids to transform plant cells. Also disclosed are plants having increased carbon levels.01-31-2013
20130031674PLANT GENOMIC DNA FLANKING SPT EVENT AND METHODS OF IDENTIFYING SPT EVENT - Compositions and methods related to transgenic plants comprising seed production technology are provided. Specifically, maize plants having a E6611.32.1.38 event which confers seed production technology are provided. The plant harboring the E6611.32.1.38 event at the recited chromosomal location comprises the genomic/transgene junctions described. The plant genomic DNA flanking the integrated E6611.32.1.38 event can be used to design assays that will be specific for the E6611.32.1.38 event. The characterization of the genomic insertion site of the E6611.32.1.38 event provides for an enhanced breeding efficiency and enables the use of molecular markers to track the transgene insert in the breeding populations and progeny thereof. Various methods and compositions for the identification, detection, and use of the maize E6611.32.1.38 event are provided.01-31-2013
20130031673COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING HEAD BLIGHT DISEASE - Compositions comprising microbiological strains and cultures and methods of use thereof are provided herein. Certain strains, cultures, and compositions thereof are useful for the control of head blight disease, for example, of various crop plants. Biological control compositions, and methods of use thereof to prevent, inhibit or treat the development of plant pathogens or disease and for preserving plant yield, are also provided.01-31-2013
20120174263PRODUCTION OF VIRAL CAPSIDS - The invention provides methods of producing “empty” RNA virus capsids (e.g. from Cowpea mosaic virus) by assembly of viral small (S) and large (L) coat proteins in such a way that encapsidation of native viral RNA is avoided. Aspects of the invention employ in planta expression of capsid components from DNA vectors encoding the S and L proteins or S-L polyproteins including them. Such capsids have utility for the encapsidation or presentation of foreign proteins or desired payloads.07-05-2012
20100050298MUTANTS OF PHA SYNTHASE FROM PSEUDOMONAS SP. 6-19 AND METHOD FOR PREPARING LACTATE HOMOPOLYMER OR COPOLYMER USING THE SAME - The present invention relates to polyhydroxyalkanoate synthase (PHA synthase) mutant originated from 02-25-2010
20110191915INFLUENZA VIRUS IMMUNIZING EPITOPE - A method for synthesizing influenza virus-like particles (VLPs) within a plant or a portion of a plant is provided. The method involves expression of a novel influenza HA protein in plants and its purification The invention is also directed towards a VLP comprising influenza HA protein and plants lipids. The invention is also directed to a nucleic acid encoding improved influenza HA as well as vectors. The VLPs may be used to formulate influenza vaccines, or may be used to enrich existing vaccines.08-04-2011
20090193546Guzmania hybrid named 'METEOR' - A new and distinct 07-30-2009
20090193545ONIONS WITH HIGH STORAGE ABILITY, HIGH SOLUBLE SOLIDS CONTENT AND/OR LOW PUNGENCY - Long-day onion plants, capable of producing onion bulbs comprising ‘high soluble solids’ combined with a ‘sweet taste’ as a result of low pungency, are provided, as are methods for producing such plants, bulbs and seeds. Such onions can be stored for long periods without a loss in quality and without an increase in pungency.07-30-2009
20130031676Polypeptides Having Glucoamylase Activity and Polynucleotides Encoding Same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having glucoamylase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.01-31-2013
20120246764Optimized Endonucleases and Uses Thereof - Provided are optimized endonucleases, as well as methods of targeted integration, targeted deletion or targeted mutation of [polynucleotides using optimized endonucleases.09-27-2012
20120246763PLANT REGULATORY ELEMENTS AND USES THEREOF - The present invention provides novel DNA molecules and constructs, including their nucleotide sequences, useful for modulating gene expression in plants and plant cells. The invention also provides transgenic plants, plant cells, plant parts, seeds, and commodity products comprising the DNA molecules operably linked to heterologous transcribable polynucleotides, along with methods of their use.09-27-2012
20100077513NOVEL PLANT TRANSCRIBED REGIONS AND USES THEREOF - The present invention is in the field of plant molecular biology. More specifically the invention relates to nucleic acid molecules that encode proteins and fragments of proteins. The invention also relates to proteins and fragments of proteins so encoded and antibodies capable of binding the proteins. The invention also relates to methods of using the nucleic acid molecules, proteins and fragments of proteins.03-25-2010
20100146671TARGETING VECTOR - The present invention relates generally to nucleic acid constructs, which are useful for inserting a nucleotide sequence of interest into a target nucleic acid molecule via homologous recombination. The present invention also relates to methods for producing such constructs.06-10-2010
20130036518ORGANISM WITH ALTERED CAROTENOID CONTENT AND METHOD OF PRODUCING SAME - The present invention relates to means and methods for modifying the expression of a component in the carotenoid biosynthetic pathway to modify the production of carotenoid towards accumulation of at least one of phytoene, phytofluene, zeta carotene or combinations thereof. The present invention further relates to genetically altered organisms having elevated content of these carotenoids. The present invention further relates to genetically altered organisms having elevated content of these carotenoids, particularly in chromoplast-containing cells.02-07-2013
20130036517INTEIN-MODIFIED ENZYMES, THEIR PRODUCTION AND INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS - A method of predicting an intein insertion site in a protein that will lead to a switching phenotype is provided. The method includes identifying a plurality of C/T/S sites within the protein; selecting from the plurality of C/T/S/ sites those that are ranked 0.75 or higher by a support vector machine, within ten angstroms of the active site of the protein, and at or near a loop-β-sheet junction or a loop-α-helix junction. A method of controlling protein activity and hosts including proteins with controlled activity are also provided. Also, intein modified proteins and plants containing intein modified proteins are provided.02-07-2013
20130042373CATION CHANNEL ACTIVITY - The present invention is predicated, in part, on the functional characterisation of membrane bound proteins that contribute to cation flux across biological membranes. In accordance with the present invention, it has been determined that at least some PQ-loop repeat polypeptides contribute to cation flux across biological membranes.02-14-2013
20100043106PTILOTUS02-18-2010
20100043105Polypeptides having acetylxylan esterase activity and polynucleotides encoding same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having acetylxylan esterase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.02-18-2010
20100325755PESTICIDAL COMBINATIONS - A method of controlling or preventing pest and/or pathogenic damage in a plant propagation material, a plant, and/or plant organs that grow at a later point in time, which comprises applying on the plant, part of the plant, or the surrounding area thereof, a pesticidal combination comprising, for example, at least two active ingredient components optionally together with one or more customary formulation auxiliaries, wherein component (I) is one or more insecticide(s) selected from the group comprising thiodicarb, clothianidin, imidacloprid, thiamethoxam, acetamiprid, thiacloprid, chlorantraniliprole, beta-cyfluthrin, lambda-cyhalothrin, tefluthrin, fipronil and abamectin and component (II) is one or more plant activators), provided that a) if component (II) is acibenzolar-S-methyl then component (I) is not solely thiamethoxam, b) if component (II) is acibenzolar-S-methyl or harpin then component (I) is not solely abamectin or a mixture of abamectin with one of clothianidin, imidacloprid or thiamethoxam, c) if component (U) is acibenzolar-S-methyl or harpin then component (I) is not solely thiodicarb or a mixture of thiodicarb with one of clothianidin, imidacloprid or thiamethoxam, and d) if component (II) is acibenzolar-S-methyl or harpin then no plant growth regulator selected from the group comprising paclobutrazol, cyproconazole, uniconazole, tetcyclacis, trinexapac, gibberellic acid and gibberellic acid-3 is present.12-23-2010
20100107282THERMOSTABLE CELLULASE AND METHODS OF USE04-29-2010
20100107281PESTICIDAL COMBINATIONS - A method of controlling or preventing nematode and/or pathogenic damage in a plant propagation material, a plant, and/or plant organs that grow at a later point in time, which comprises applying on the plant, part of the plant, or the surrounding area thereof, a pesticidal combination comprising, for example, at least two active ingredient components optionally together with one or more customary formulation auxiliaries, wherein component (I) is one or more nematicide(s) and component (II) is one or more plant activator(s), in any desired sequence or simultaneously. Furthermore, the invention relates to a method of controlling or preventing nematode and/or pathogenic damage in a plant propagation material, a plant, and/or plant organs that grow at a later point in time, which comprises applying on the plant, part of the plant, or the surrounding area thereof, a pesticidal combination comprising two or more nematicides optionally together with one or more customary formulation auxiliaries, in any desired sequence or simultaneously.04-29-2010
20090178161METHOD FOR DIRECTING NUCLEIC ACIDS TO PLASTIDS - The invention relates to nucleic acid sequences naturally imported into a plant cell plastid, and use thereof for directing an RNA sequence of interest to a plastid, which permits, in particular, the directed expression of a protein of interest in a plant cell plastid.07-09-2009
20100031400Polypeptides having acetylxylan esterase activity and polynucleotides encoding same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having acetylxylan esterase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.02-04-2010
20120185969STACKING OF TRANSLATIONAL ENHANCER ELEMENTS TO INCREASE POLYPEPTIDE EXPRESSION IN PLANTS - Compositions and methods for increasing expression of a polypeptide of interest in a plant or plant part thereof are provided. Compositions of the invention are polynucleotide constructs comprising (a) at least one translational enhancer element derived from a virus tandemly stacked with at least one translational enhancer element derived from a cellular gene, and (b) an operably linked polynucleotide encoding a polypeptide of interest. Expression cassettes, vectors, and transgenic plants and plant parts comprising these polynucleotide constructs are also provided. Methods for increasing expression of a polypeptide of interest in a plant or plant part thereof utilizing the polynucleotide constructs and expression cassettes of the invention are also provided.07-19-2012
20100024070MODULATION OF OIL LEVELS IN PLANTS - Methods and materials for modulating (e.g., increasing or decreasing) oil levels in plants are disclosed. For example, nucleic acids encoding oil-modulating polypeptides are disclosed as well as methods for using such nucleic acids to transform plant cells. Also disclosed are plants having increased oil levels and plant products produced from plants having increased oil levels.01-28-2010
20120167257METHOD FOR ALTERING THE METABOLISM OF PLANT - The invention is related to a method of altering the metabolism of a plant by carrying out the steps of treating seeds of the plant with non-genetically engineered selected mutant pink-pigmented facultative methylotroph having a plant altering capability, and growing the plants from the treated seeds, wherein the plants that grow from such treated seeds exhibit an altered characteristic relative to non-treated plants.06-28-2012
20090044299Artichoke hybrid named 'PS-H2015' - A new and distinct hybrid of artichoke named ‘PS-H2015’, characterized by its numerous bud numbers, fleshiness of bracts, fleshiness of hearts, uniformity of head shapes; strong violet blush coloration; and ability to bolt in warm summer conditions (reduced vernalization requirements) allowing spring/summer planting and fall production.02-12-2009
20090328257ARTICHOKE HYBRID NAMED 'PS-H1860' - A new and distinct hybrid of artichoke named ‘PS-H1860’, characterized by its numerous bud numbers, fleshiness of bracts, fleshiness of hearts, and uniformity of head shapes ability to bolt in warm summer conditions (reduced vernalization requirements) allowing spring/summer planting and fall production.12-31-2009
20090320165MODULATION OF PROTEIN LEVELS IN PLANTS - Methods and materials for modulating, e.g., increasing or decreasing, protein levels in plants are disclosed. For example, nucleic acids encoding protein-modulating polypeptides are disclosed as well as methods for using such nucleic acids to transform plant cells. Also disclosed are plants having increased protein levels and plant products produced from plants having increased protein levels.12-24-2009
20090307807Nucleic acid molecules and other molecules associated with plants - The present invention is in the field of plant genetics. More specifically the invention relates to nucleic acid molecules and nucleic acid molecules that contain markers, in particular, single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) and repetitive element markers. In addition, the present invention provides nucleic acid molecules having regulatory elements or encoding proteins or fragments thereof. The invention also relates to proteins and fragments of proteins so encoded and antibodies capable of binding the proteins. The invention also relates to methods of using the nucleic acid molecules, markers, repetitive elements and fragments of repetitive elements, regulatory elements, proteins and fragments of proteins.12-10-2009
20090307806GENETIC MARKERS FOR HIGH OLEIC ACID CONTENT IN PLANTS - The present invention relates to a mutated nucleic acid sequence of a delta-12 oleate desaturase enzyme (FAD2)—encoding nucleic acid from a Cruciferae plant, wherein said mutated nucleic acid sequence comprises the non-conservative mutation of at least one nucleotide of at least one codon representing an amino acid selected from the group consisting of: —the amino acid at position 259 of the amino acid sequence of said FAD2, —the amino acid at position 216 of the amino acid sequence of said FAD2, —the amino acid at position 90 of the amino acid sequence of said FAD2, —the amino acid at position 116 of the amino acid sequence of said FAD2, —the amino acid at position 276 of the amino acid sequence of said FAD2.12-10-2009
20090307805ALTERNATIVE NUCLEOTIDES FOR IMPROVED TARGETED NUCLEOTIDE EXCHANGE - A method and oligonucleotides for targeted nucleotide exchange of a duplex DNA sequence, wherein the donor oligonucleotide contains at least one modified nucleotide having a higher binding affinity compared to naturally occurring A, C, T or G and/or binds stronger to a nucleotide in an opposite position in the first DNA sequence as compared to a naturally occurring nucleotide complementary to the nucleotide in the opposite position in the first DNA sequence.12-10-2009
20090307804Transcription Regulating Nucleotide Sequence from Solanaceae Triose-Phosphate Translocator Genes and Their Use in Plant Expression Cassettes - The present invention relates to transcription regulating sequences from Solanaceae triose-phosphate translocator (TPT) genes and their use in plant expression cassettes. Preferably, the transcription regulating sequence is from the 12-10-2009
20090307803Compositions and methods for control of insect infestations in plants - The present invention is directed to controlling pest infestation by inhibiting one or more biological functions in an invertebrate pest. The invention discloses methods and compositions for use in controlling pest infestation by feeding one or more different recombinant double stranded RNA molecules to the pest in order to achieve a reduction in pest infestation through suppression of gene expression. The invention is also directed to methods for making transgenic plants that express the double stranded RNA molecules, and to particular combinations of transgenic pesticidal agents for use in protecting plants from pest infestation.12-10-2009
20120192316POLYPEPTIDES HAVING LIPASE ACTIVITY AND POLYNUCLEOTIDES ENCODING SAME - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having lipase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods for producing and using the polypeptides.07-26-2012
20120192315RESISTANCE GENES AND PROTEINS ACTIVE AGAINST FUSARIUM ROOT ROTS, CYST NEMATODES AND SOYBEAN SUDDEN DEATH SYNDROME AND METHODS EMPLOYING SAME - Fusarium root rot, cyst nematode and soybean sudden death syndrome resistance genes; Fusarium root rot, cyst nematode and soybean sudden death syndrome resistance proteins; Fusarium root rot, cyst nematode and soybean sudden death syndrome resistant plant lines, and methods of breeding and engineering same.07-26-2012
20130074221AUTOLUMINESCENT PLANTS INCLUDING THE BACTERIAL LUX OPERON AND METHODS OF MAKING SAME - In one aspect, the invention relates to a transgenic autoluminescent plant including an expressible heterologous nucleotide sequence comprising a bacterial LUX operon, which includes LUX A. LUX B. LUX C. LUX D. LUX b. And LUX G genes, wherein the heterologous nucleotide sequence is expressed to render the plant autonomously luminescent.03-21-2013
20130074220METHOD FOR PRODUCING GENETICALLY MODIFIED PLANT CELL - It has been found that the use of a plant cell in which a function of a protein involved in repair by nonhomologous end joining is artificially suppressed dramatically increases the efficiency of introductions of non-silent mutations in a repairing process by nonhomologous end joining which occurs after induction of a DNA double-strand break with a zinc finger nuclease.03-21-2013
20130074222PRECISE BREEDING - The present invention relates to a method for identifying and isolating native plant nucleic acid sequences that may function as T-DNAs or T-DNA border-like sequences, effecting the transfer of one polynucleotide into another polynucleotide. The present invention also provides a modified tuber, such as a genetically modified mature tuber, that comprises at least one trait that is not exhibited by a non-modified tuber of the same species.03-21-2013
20130061353TRANSGENIC ALOE PLANTS FOR PRODUCTION OF PROTEINS AND RELATED METHODS - The present inventions provide transgenic aloe plants and recombinant constructs for transforming aloe plants, aspects of which, may be applied to other monocots. The recombinant constructs may include one or more DNA sequences encoding mammalian proteins and at least one promoter capable of directing the expression of recombinant proteins in an aloe plant. The present inventions also provide methods for constructing and reproducing a transgenic aloe plant. The present inventions include methods for transfection of an aloe plant with several genes of interest simultaneously. The aloe plant production methods of the inventions may provide the potential to inexpensively and more safely mass-produce some biologically active compounds including biopharmaceuticals for disease therapy, diagnosis and prevention, and is more accessible to the less affluent countries. The aloe plant production methods may also produce proteins for cosmetics.03-07-2013
20130061352Plant Defense Signal Peptides - A 23 amino acid peptide, AtPep1, plays an important role as a signaling component of the innate immune system of 03-07-2013
20090271896METHOD FOR AGROBACTERIUM-MEDIATED TRANSFORMATION OF PLANTS - The invention provides methods and compositions for enhancing the efficiency of 10-29-2009
20090265816Isolated nucleic acid molecules from the genome of citrus leprosis virus and uses thereof - The present invention relates to nucleic acid molecules found in the genome of the Citrus Leprosis Virus (CiLV), which is associated to Citrus Leprosis (CiL) disease. The cloned CiLV nucleic acid molecules can be used as probes or can be used to design oligonucleotide primers useful in assays, such as a polymerase chain reaction, for detecting the presence of CiLV in biological samples, particularly leaves, roots and other tissues or organs of plants, such as plants from the genera 10-22-2009
20090265815Sequence-determined DNA fragments and corresponding polypeptides encoded therapy - The present invention provides DNA molecules that constitute fragments of the genome of a plant, and polypeptides encoded thereby. The DNA molecules are useful for specifying a gene product in cells, either as a promoter or as a protein coding sequence or as an UTR or as a 3′ termination sequence, and are also useful in controlling the behavior of a gene in the chromosome, in controlling the expression of a gene or as tools for genetic mapping, recognizing or isolating identical or related DNA fragments, or identification of a particular individual organism, or for clustering of a group of organisms with a common trait. One of ordinary skill in the art, having this data, can obtain cloned DNA fragments, synthetic DNA fragments or polypeptides constituting desired sequences by recombinant methodology known in the art or described herein10-22-2009
20090241227Expression cassettes for seed-preferential expression in plants - The present invention relates to expression cassettes comprising transcription regulating nucleotide sequences with seed-preferential or seed-specific expression profiles in plants obtainable from 09-24-2009
20120272410Polypeptides having Cellobiohydrolase Activity and Polynucleotides Encoding Same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having cellobiohydrolase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.10-25-2012
20130167267PROCESSES USING VLPS WITH CAPSIDS RESISTANT TO HYDROLASES - Novel processes and compositions are described which use viral capsid proteins resistant to hydrolases to prepare virus-like particles to enclose and subsequently isolate and purify target cargo molecules of interest including nucleic acids such as siRNA's and shRNA's, and small peptides.06-27-2013
20120240293POLYPEPTIDES HAVING XYLANASE ACTIVITY AND POLYNUCLEOTIDES ENCODING SAME - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having xylanase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.09-20-2012
20110041218METHOD FOR PRODUCING SCLAREOL - The present invention provides a method of producing sclareol, said method comprising contacting a particular polypeptide having a sclareol synthase activity with labdenediol diphosphate (LPP). In particular, said method may be carried out in vitro or in vivo to produce sclareol, a very useful compound in the fields of perfumery and flavoring. The present invention also provides the amino acid sequence of the polypeptide used in the method. A nucleic acid derived from 02-17-2011
20090158468Metabolic engineering of lipid metabolism by improving fatty acid binding and transport - CHI like fatty acid binding proteins and genes, recombinant cells and organisms, methods of metabolic pathway engineering to improve lipid production in cells, Crystal structures of CHI like fatty acid binding proteins, methods of engineering CHI like fatty acid binding proteins and systems thereof are provided.06-18-2009
20090293158Nucleic Acid Molecules and Other Molecules Associated with Plants - Expressed Sequence Tags (ESTs) isolated from maize are disclosed. The ESTs provide a unique molecular tool for the targeting and isolation of novel genes for plant protection and improvement. The disclosed ESTs have utility in the development of new strategies for understanding critical plant developmental and metabolic pathways. The disclosed ESTs have particular utility in isolating genes and promoters, identifying and mapping the genes involved in developmental and metabolic pathways, and determining gene function. Sequence homology analyses using the ESTs provided in the present invention, will result in more efficient gene screening for desirable agronomic traits. An expanding database of these select pieces of the plant genomics puzzle will quickly expand the knowledge necessary for subsequent functional validation, a key limitation in current plant biotechnology efforts.11-26-2009
20090064377METHOD AND MEANS FOR TARGETED NUCLEOTIDE EXCHANGE - The invention pertains to a method for targeted alteration of a duplex acceptor DNA sequence, comprising combining the duplex acceptor DNA sequence with a donor oligonucleotide, wherein the duplex acceptor DNA sequence contains a first DNA sequence and a second DNA sequence which is the complement of the first DNA sequence and wherein the donor oligonucleotide comprises a domain that comprises at least one mismatch with respect to the duplex acceptor DNA sequence to be altered, preferably with respect to the first DNA sequence, and wherein a section of the donor oligonucleotide is methylated to a higher degree than the second DNA sequence and/or wherein the second DNA is methylated to a lower degree than the corresponding section of the donor oligonucleotide, optionally in the presence of proteins that are capable of targeted nucleotide exchange and to oligonucleotides for use in the method.03-05-2009
20110283423Polypeptides Having Carboxypeptidase Activity And Polynucleotides Encoding Same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having carboxypeptidase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.11-17-2011
20110283422Polypeptides Having Aspartic Endopeptidase Activity And Polynucleotides Encoding Same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having aspartic endopeptidase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.11-17-2011
20110283421Polypeptides having amylolytic enhancing activity and polynucleotides encoding same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having amylolytic enhancing activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.11-17-2011
20090100549PLANT GALACTINOL SYNTHASE HOMOLOGS - Isolated nucleic acid fragments encoding galactinol synthase are disclosed. Recombinant DNA construct(s) for use in altering expression of endogenous genes encoding galactinol synthase are also disclosed.04-16-2009
20110289632METHYLKETONE SYNTHASE, PRODUCTION OF METHYLKETONES IN PLANTS AND BACTERIA - Isolated genes and amino acid sequences encode methylketone synthase 2 (MKS2) enzymes from tomato plants, including, ShMKS2 and SlMKS2. When expressed recombinantly in bacteria and other host cells, the MKS2 enzymes produce methylketones of various carbon chain lengths ranging from C11-24-2011
20110197318Seed Treatment Agent and Method for Protecting Plant - PROBLEM Provided is a seed treatment agent having excellent control effect on plant diseases and a method for protecting a plant from plant diseases.08-11-2011
20110296558Polypeptides having expansin Activity and Polynucleotides Encoding Same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having expansin activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.12-01-2011
20110296557Polypeptides Having Lipase Activity And Polynucleotides Encoding Same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having lipase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.12-01-2011
20110296555Recombinant DNA Constructs and Methods for Modulating Expression of a Target Gene - This invention provides recombinant DNA constructs and methods for manipulating expression of a target gene that is regulated by a small RNA, by interfering with the binding of the small RNA to its target gene. More specifically, this invention discloses recombinant DNA constructs encoding cleavage blockers, 5-modified cleavage blockers, and translational inhibitors useful for modulating expression of a target gene and methods for their use. Further disclosed are miRNA targets useful for designing recombinant DNA constructs including miRNA-unresponsive transgenes, miRNA decoys, cleavage blockers, 5-modified cleavage blockers, and translational inhibitors, as well as methods for their use, and transgenic eukaryotic cells and organisms containing such constructs.12-01-2011
20090293159NUCLEIC ACID MOLECULES AND OTHER MOLECULES ASSOCIATED WITH PLANTS - Expressed Sequence Tags (ESTs) isolated from wheat are disclosed. The ESTs provide a unique molecular tool for the targeting and isolation of novel genes for plant protection and improvement. The disclosed ESTs have utility in the development of new strategies for understanding critical plant developmental and metabolic pathways. The disclosed ESTs have particular utility in isolating genes and promoters, identifying and mapping the genes involved in developmental and metabolic pathways, and determining gene function. Sequence homology analyses using the ESTs provided in the present invention, will result in more efficient gene screening for desirable agronomic traits. An expanding database of these select pieces of the plant genomics puzzle will quickly expand the knowledge necessary for subsequent functional validation, a key limitation in current plant biotechnology efforts.11-26-2009
20090031454Fatty Acid Hydroxylases and Uses Thereof - The invention provides isolated nucleic acid molecules which encode novel fatty acid hydroxylases. The invention also provides recombinant expression vectors including hydroxylase nucleic acid molecules, host cells into which the expression vectors have been introduced, and methods for the production of hydroxyl fatty acids such as 12-hydroxyoctadec-9-enoic acid (ricinoleic acid).01-29-2009
20100170011PLANTS HAVING ENHANCED YIELD-RELATED TRAITS AND A METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME - The present invention relates generally to the field of molecular biology and concerns a method for enhancing plant yield-related traits relative to control plants. More specifically, the present invention concerns a method for enhancing yield related traits in plants relative to control plants, by modulating, preferably increasing, expression in the roots of a plant, of a nucleic acid sequence encoding a 2-cysteine peroxiredoxin (2-Cys PRX); or by modulating expression of a nucleic acid encoding an ANN polypeptide in a plant. The present invention also concerns plants having modulated, preferably increased, expression in the roots, of a nucleic acid sequence encoding a 2-Cys PRX, or having modulated expression of a nucleic acid encoding an ANN polypeptide, which plants have enhanced yield-related traits relative to control plants. The invention also provides constructs useful in the methods of the invention.07-01-2010
20100170010Use of genes encoding membrane transporter pumps to stimulate the production of secondary metabolites in biological cells - The invention relates to the field of secondary metabolite production in plants and plant cell cultures. More specifically, the invention relates to the use of transporters and more particularly ABC-transporters to enhance the production and/or secretion of secondary metabolites in plants and plant cell cultures.07-01-2010
20100170009Nucleic acids encoding plant glutamine phenylpyruvate transaminase (GPT) and uses thereof - Glutamine phenylpyruvate transaminase (GPT) proteins, nucleic acid molecules encoding GPT proteins, and uses thereof are disclosed. Provided herein are various GPT proteins and GPT gene coding sequences isolated from a number of plant species. As disclosed herein, GPT proteins share remarkable structural similarity within plant species, and are active in catalyzing the synthesis of 2-hydroxy-5-oxoproline (2-oxoglutaramate), a powerful signal metabolite which regulates the function of a large number of genes involved in the photosynthesis apparatus, carbon fixation and nitrogen metabolism.07-01-2010
20100058498MODULATING LIGNIN IN PLANTS - Materials and methods for modulating (e.g., increasing or decreasing) lignin content in plants are disclosed. For example, nucleic acids encoding lignin-modulating polypeptides are disclosed as well as methods for using such nucleic acids to generate transgenic plants having a modulated lignin content.03-04-2010
20130219566MULTILEAF SPINACH - The invention relates to a spinach plant which carries a genetic determinant that leads to the multileaf trait and which plant has at least 1.25 times as many leaves as a plant not carrying the multileaf trait wherein said trait is obtainable by introgression from a multileaf spinach plant representative seed of which was deposited with the NCIMB under accession number NCIMB 41619. The invention further relates to progeny of the plant as well as propagation material, in particular seeds, for the production of plants that carry the multileaf trait.08-22-2013
20100269230NUCLEIC ACID MOLECULES AND OTHER MOLECULES ASSOCIATED WITH PLANTS - Expressed Sequence Tags (ESTs) isolated from cotton are disclosed. The ESTs provide a unique molecular tool for the targeting and isolation of novel genes for plant protection and improvement. The disclosed ESTs have utility in the development of new strategies for understanding critical plant developmental and metabolic pathways. The disclosed ESTs have particular utility in isolating genes and promoters, identifying and mapping the genes involved in developmental and metabolic pathways, and determining gene function. Sequence homology analyses using the ESTs provided in the present invention, will result in more efficient gene screening for desirable agronomic traits. An expanding database of these select pieces of the plant genomics puzzle will quickly expand the knowledge necessary for subsequent functional validation, a key limitation in current plant biotechnology efforts.10-21-2010
20110219477CINERARIUM-DERIVED CHROMOSOMAL DNA INVOLVED IN SYNTHESIS OF FLAVONOID, AND USE THEREOF - Disclosed are: a novel 09-08-2011
20110219476GLUCURONYL TRANSFERASE AND POLYNUCLEOTIDE ENCODING THE SAME - The present invention provides a novel glucuronosyltransferase, a polynucleotide encoding the same (e.g., a polynucleotide comprising a polynucleotide consisting of the nucleotide sequence at positions 1 to 1362 in the nucleotide sequence represented by SEQ ID NO: 7, or a polynucleotide comprising a polynucleotide encoding a protein having the amino acid sequence represented by SEQ ID NO: 8); and so on. A novel glucuronosyltransferase having a broad substrate specificity and others can thus be provided.09-08-2011
20090172843Specific Promoter Region Expresses in Actively Dividing Young Tissues and the Aging Tissues in Plants as Well as its Application - A promoter capable of activating expression specifically in both of the vigorously divisible young tissues and separate-related aging tissues in plants, characterized in that the promoter is a promoter of Oncidium ethylene receptor gene OgERS1, and has a sequence as shown in SEQ ID No: 3. A gene expression cassette is composed of a promoter having a DNA sequence as shown in SEQ ID No: 3, and a polynucleotide that is linked to the 3′ terminal of the promoter and has an open reading frame, wherein the promoter can activate the transcription of the polynucleotide in a organism having the gene expression cassette therein. A gene expression vector is composed of a promoter having a DNA sequence as shown in SEQ ID No: 3. A plant or parts of organ, tissue or cell of the plant has been transformed to contain the gene expression cassette described above.07-02-2009
20100100987NUCLEIC ACID MOLECULES AND OTHER MOLECULES ASSOCIATED WITH THE TOCOPHEROL PATHWAY - The present invention is in the field of plant biochemistry. More specifically the invention relates to nucleic acid sequences from plant cells, in particular, nucleic acid sequences from maize and soybean associated with the tocopherol synthesis pathway enzymes. The invention encompasses nucleic acid molecules that encode proteins and fragments of proteins. In addition, the invention also encompasses proteins and fragments of proteins so encoded and antibodies capable of binding these proteins or fragments. The invention also relates to methods of using the nucleic acid molecules, proteins and fragments of proteins and antibodies, for example for genome mapping, gene identification and analysis, plant breeding, preparation of constructs for use in plant gene expression and transgenic plants.04-22-2010
20100100986PROMOTER FOR THE HIGH LEVEL EXPRESSION IN PLANT-TISSUE CULTURE AND VECTOR USING THE SAME - Disclosed herein are a promoter (SEQ ID NO.: 1) inducing high level expression of a target gene in plant tissue cultured cells, derived from the sweetpotato gene of Ran GTPase, small GTP binding protein, a plant transformation vector for carrying the same and a method for expressing a foreign gene in plant cell using the vector. The activity of promoter according to the present invention is higher than that of universal CaMV 35S promoter in transgenic suspension cultured cell lines, calluses and adventitious roots. Thus, the promoter is useful in the generation of transgenic cell lines including cultured roots to produce valuable materials such as medicinal or industrial proteins in a large quantities with plant tissue cultured cells.04-22-2010
20100037356NUCLEIC ACID MOLECULES AND OTHER MOLECULES ASSOCIATED WITH THE TETRAPYRROLE PATHWAY - The present invention is in the field of plant biochemistry. More specifically the invention relates to nucleic acid sequences from plant cells, in particular, nucleic acid sequences from maize and soybean associated with the tetrapyrrole pathway. The invention encompasses nucleic acid molecules that encode proteins and fragments of proteins. In addition, the invention also encompasses proteins and fragments of proteins so encoded and antibodies capable of binding these proteins or fragments. The invention also relates to methods of using the nucleic acid molecules, proteins and fragments of proteins and antibodies, for example for genome mapping, gene identification and analysis, plant breeding, preparation of constructs for use in plant gene expression and transgenic plants.02-11-2010
20090151025Indeterminate Gametophyte 1 (ig1), Mutations of ig1, Orthologs of ig1, and Uses Thereof - This invention provides the genes for indeterminate gametophyte1 (ig1), mutants of ig1, homologs of ig1, and orthologs of ig1, as well as the proteins encoded by these genes. This invention also provides compositions and methods which utilize these genes and proteins.06-11-2009
20090064375Paraquat Resistance Gene and a Vascular Tissue- and Trichome-specific Promoter - A paraquat resistance gene and a vascular tissue- and trichome-specific promoter are provided. The paraquat resistance gene and the vascular tissue- and trichome-specific promoter are isolated by identifying and analyzing genes of 03-05-2009
20120110705Pyridazine Compounds for Controlling Invertebrate Pests - The present invention relates to pyridazine compounds of formulae I or II and the salts and N-oxides thereof,05-03-2012
20120110704Pyridazine Compounds for Controlling Invertebrate Pests - The present invention relates to pyridazine compounds of formulae I or II and the salts and N-oxides thereof,05-03-2012
20120110703PROTEIN HAVING NOVEL PRENYLTRANSFERASE ACTIVITY AND GENE ENCODING THE SAME - This invention provides DNAs of a prenyltransferase derived from a hop (05-03-2012
20120110701PESTICIDAL COMPOSITIONS AND PROCESSES RELATED THERETO - This document discloses molecules having the following formula (Formula One)05-03-2012
20090151024Method for Controlling Rust Infections in Leguminous Plants - Method for controlling rust infections in leguminous plants by using heterocyclylcarboxanilides of the formula I06-11-2009
20080244794Stem-Regulated, Plant Defense Promoter and Uses Thereof in Tissue-Specific Expression in Monocots - The invention is directed to isolated promoters from stem-regulated, defense-inducible genes, such as OMT promoters. The promoters are useful in expression cassettes and expression vectors for the transformation of plants. Particularly, the invention provides transgenic plants of rice and sugarcane that have been modified such that expression of a heterologous coding sequence is directed by an OMT promoter and is limited to stem tissues or may be upregulated by the presence of a defense-inducing agent. The invention also discloses methods for producing the expression vectors and transgenic plants.10-02-2008
20110173725NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCES MEDIATING PLANT MALE FERTILITY AND METHOD OF USING SAME - Nucleotide sequences mediating male fertility in plants are described, with DNA molecule and amino acid sequences set forth. Promoter sequences and their essential regions are also identified. The nucleotide sequences are useful in mediating male fertility in plants. In one such method, the homozygous recessive condition of male sterility causing alleles is maintained after crossing with a second plant, where the second plant contains a restoring transgene construct having a nucleotide sequence which reverses the homozygous condition. The restoring sequence is linked with a hemizygous sequence encoding a product inhibiting formation or function of male gametes. The maintainer plant produces only viable male gametes which do not contain the restoring transgene construct. Increase of the maintainer plant is also provided by self-fertilization, and selection for seed or plants which contain the construct.07-14-2011
20110173726Pyrazole Compounds for Controlling Invertebrate Pests - The present invention relates to a method for controlling invertebrate pests which method comprises treating the pests, their food supply, their habitat or their breeding ground or a plant, seed, soil, area, material or environment in which the pests are growing or may grow, or the materials, plants, seeds, soils, surfaces or spaces to be protected from pest attack or infestation with a pesticidally effective amount of a pyrazole compound of formulae I or II or a salt or an N-oxide thereof, wherein A is a pyrazole radical of the formulae A1 or A2, wherein # denotes the binding; D is a 5- or 6-membered heterocyclic radical fused to the pyrazole moiety; R07-14-2011
20100083407NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCES AND POLYPEPTIDES ENCODED THEREBY USEFUL FOR MODIFYING PLANT CHARACTERISTICS - Isolated polynucleotides and polypeptides encoded thereby are described, together with the use of those products for making transgenic plants.04-01-2010
20110203017Novel Herbicide Resistance Genes - The subject invention provides novel plants that are not only resistant to 2,4-D, but also to pyridyloxyacetate herbicides. Heretofore, there was no expectation or suggestion that a plant with both of these advantageous properties could be produced by the introduction of a single gene. The subject invention also includes plants that produce one or more enzymes of the subject invention “stacked” together with one or more other herbicide resistance genes. The subject invention enables novel combinations of herbicides to be used in new ways. Furthermore, the subject invention provides novel methods of preventing the development of, and controlling, strains of weeds that are resistant to one or more herbicides such as glyphosate. The preferred enzyme and gene for use according to the subject invention are referred to herein as AAD-12 (AryloxyAlkanoate Dioxygenase). This highly novel discovery is the basis of significant herbicide tolerant crop trait and selectable marker opportunities.08-18-2011
20090300801ISOLATED MENTHONE REDUCTASE AND NUCLEIC ACID MOLECULES ENCODING SAME - The present invention provides isolated menthone reductase proteins, isolated nucleic acid molecules encoding menthone reductase proteins, methods for expressing and isolating menthone reductase proteins, and transgenic plants expressing elevated levels of menthone reductase protein.12-03-2009
20110203018Use of Carboxamides on Cultivated Plants - The present invention relates to a method of controlling pests and/or increasing the health of a plant as compared to a corresponding control plant by treating the cultivated plant, parts of a plant, seed, or their locus of growth with a carboxamide compound.08-18-2011
20100083406Black Garabedian - A new and distinct variety of plum tree that is characterized by producing a semi freestone fruit with good dark red coloration and is ripe for commercial harvesting and shipment June 3-June 14 in the San Joaquin Valley of Central Calif. The new variety is closely similar to ‘Santa Rosa’ plum (non patented) from which it is hybridized but it is distinguishable in that it ripens seven to ten days before ‘Santa Rosa’ variety. The fruit of this new variety is medium size with good flavor and good dark red color which makes it greatly acceptable for the consumer.04-01-2010
20110173724TRITERPENE OXIDASE DERIVED FROM PLANT BELONGING TO GENUS GLYCHYRRHIZA, GENE ENCODING THE TRITERPENE OXIDASE, AND USE OF THE PROTEIN OR THE GENE - The present invention provides a protein having an activity of oxidizing a dammarane-type triterpene, a gene encoding the same, and use of the protein and the gene. The present invention specifically relates to a protein obtainable from a plant belonging to the genus 07-14-2011
20110271407Polypeptides Having Alpha-Mannosidase Activity And Polynucleotides Encoding Same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having alpha-mannosidase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.11-03-2011
20090276922Nucleic acid molecules and other molecules associated with plants - Expressed Sequence Tags (ESTs) isolated from cotton are disclosed. The ESTs provide a unique molecular tool for the targeting and isolation of novel genes for plant protection and improvement. The disclosed ESTs have utility in the development of new strategies for understanding critical plant developmental and metabolic pathways. The disclosed ESTs have particular utility in isolating genes and promoters, identifying and mapping the genes involved in developmental and metabolic pathways, and determining gene function. Sequence homology analyses using the ESTs provided in the present invention, will result in more efficient gene screening for desirable agronomic traits. An expanding database of these select pieces of the plant genomics puzzle will quickly expand the knowledge necessary for subsequent functional validation, a key limitation in current plant biotechnology efforts.11-05-2009
20100275331PROTECTIVE LAYER FOR PLANTS AND TREES, THE PRODUCTION THEREOF AND USE THEREOF - The invention relates to a method for producing a protective layer on a surface of a plant, to a protective layer for a surface of a plant, to a plant coated with said protective layer, to a composition for carrying out the method and for producing the protective layer, and to uses of said composition. According to the invention, a method is proposed, wherein at least one sol gel having nano-scale particles is formed by the hydrolysis of at least one precursor in water and at least one nano-scale layer of the sol gel is applied onto the surface of the plant. The protective layer according to the invention comprises a nano-scale SiO10-28-2010
20100275333ABIOTIC STRESS RESPONSIVE POLYNUCLEOTIDES AND POLYPEPTIDES - Abiotic stress responsive polynucleotides and polypeptides are disclosed. Also disclosed are vectors, expression cassettes, host cells, and plants containing such polynucleotides. Also provided are methods for using such polynucleotides and polypeptides, for example, to alter the responsiveness of a plant to abiotic stress.10-28-2010
20120297507METHOD - A method for producing leafy biomass from undifferentiated plant cells, the method comprising providing undifferentiated plant cells, contacting them with an agent that promotes differentiation of the cells into leafy tissue and growing the cells in a temporary liquid immersion culture system. This method of the invention may be used to produce polypeptides, and natural medicinal products, and can be used to capture carbon dioxide. A method of producing a polypeptide in plant cells in vitro comprising: providing undifferentiated plant cells containing chloroplasts that carry a transgenic nucleic acid molecule encoding the polypeptide, wherein the plant cells display homoplastomy; and propagating the cells according to the above method to produce leafy biomass containing the polypeptide.11-22-2012
20080235829TRANSGENIC PLANTS WITH ALTERED LEVELS OF PHENOLIC COMPOUNDS - Methods for altering levels in plants of one or more phenolic compounds that are intermediates or final products of the plant phenylpropanoid pathway are provided. One method comprises transforming a plant cell with an expression construct comprising a nucleic acid which encodes a transactivator protein comprising the myb domain of the maize “ZmMyb-IF35” protein and an activation domain. Another method comprises transforming a plant cell with an expression construct comprising a transgene which encodes an antisense ZmMyb-IF35 RNA. The present invention also relates to expression constructs and vectors used in the present methods, transformed plant cells and transgenic plants prepared according to the present methods, and the seeds of such transgenic plants.09-25-2008
20080244793BNLEA3-1 promoter - Late embryogenesis abundant (Lea) proteins accumulate in maturing seeds after many of the storage compounds have been synthesized, and they are considered relevant to maturation. We report here the molecular organization and expression of BnLea3-1, a novel Group 3 Lea gene from 10-02-2008
20100005550Nucleic acid sequences from Chlorella sarokiniana and Uses thereof - Expressed Sequence Tags (ESTs) isolated from the unicellular green algae, 01-07-2010
20130219568Variants of polypeptides having cellulolytic enhancing activity and polynucleotides encoding same - The present invention relates to polypeptide having cellulolytic enhancing activity variants. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants.08-22-2013
20130219567Polypeptides Having Cellulolytic Enhancing Activity And Polynucleotides Encoding Same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having cellulolytic enhancing activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.08-22-2013
20130219565DOWN-REGULATION OF GENE EXPRESSION USING ARTIFICIAL MICRORNAS FOR SILENCING FATTY ACID BIOSYNTHETIC GENES - Isolated nucleic acid fragments comprising precursor miRNAs, and artificial miRNAs and their use in down-regulating gene expression of fatty acid biosynthetic genes are described.08-22-2013
20080209596PLANT SUGAR TRANSPORT PROTEINS - This invention relates to an isolated nucleic acid fragment encoding a sugar transport protein. The invention also relates to the construction of a chimeric gene encoding all or a portion of the sugar transport protein, in sense or antisense orientation, wherein expression of the chimeric gene results in production of altered levels of the sugar transport protein in a transformed host cell.08-28-2008
20110209253Method for Improving Plant Health - A method for improving the health of a plant, which method comprises treating the plant and/or the locus where the plant is growing or is intended to grow and/or the plant propagules with a plant health improving amount of at least one heteroaroyl-substituted alanine compound (A) of the formula I,08-25-2011
20110209252SLOW-RELEASE FERTILIZER AND METHOD OF MAKING AND USING SAME - There is disclosed a fertilizer composition comprising a water-insoluble slow-release reacted nitrogen fertilizer and an effective amount of a water-soluble, non-aromatic poly(amino acid) of the group poly(aspartic acid), poly(glutamic acid), poly(glycine), poly(lysine) a copolymer of cystein and glutamic acid and a terpolymer of cystein and glutamic acid and aspartic acid, wherein the poly(amino acid) has a molecular size larger than that which can be absorbed by a plant. A method of making and using the fertilizer composition is also disclosed.08-25-2011
20090083884Method of Separating Embryo Suspension Mass - A method of separating an embryo suspension mass is provided. The method includes supplying an embryo suspension mass culture having a plurality of first particles of a first size and a plurality of second particles of a second size different at least in part from the first size of the first particles. The method also includes suspending the embryo suspension mass culture in a fluid to create a mixture and forcing the mixture through a filter while maintaining the mixture in the fluid to separate the first particles from the second particles.03-26-2009
20090019608Polypeptides having cellulolytic enhancing activity and polynucleotides encoding same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having cellulolytic enhancing activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.01-15-2009
20100005548Nucleic Acid Sequences and Methods of Use for the Production of Plants with Modified Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids - By this invention, novel nucleic acid sequences are provided, wherein said nucleic acid sequence is a genomic sequence of a plant desaturase encoding sequence. Also provided in the present invention are the promoter and intron sequences of the desaturase genomic sequences. Furthermore, recombinant DNA constructs employing the polynucleotide sequences are provided. The instant invention also provides methods for the modification of fatty acid compositions in host plant cells.01-07-2010
20090183283RICE PROMOTERS FOR REGULATION OF PLANT EXPRESSION - The present invention provides promoters from plants capable of driving gene expression in plant cells. The promoters vary in strength and in tissue specificity, and can be used to facilitate the development of transgenic plants in which tissue preferred expression, constitutive expression, and the strength of transgene expression is either more or less critical.07-16-2009
20090183284NUCLEOTIDE SEQEUNCES MEDIATING MALE FERTILITY AND METHOD OF USING SAME - Nucleotide sequences mediating male fertility in plants are described, with DNA molecule and amino acid sequences set forth. Promoter sequences and their essential regions are also identified. The nucleotide sequences are useful in mediating male fertility in plants. In one such method, the homozygous recessive condition of male sterility causing alleles is maintained after crossing with a second plant, where the second plant contains a restoring transgene construct having a nucleotide sequence which reverses the homozygous condition. The restoring sequence is linked with a hemizygous sequence encoding a product inhibiting formation or function of male gametes. The maintainer plant produces only viable male gametes which do not contain the restoring transgene construct. Increase of the maintainer plant is also provided by self-fertilization, and selection for seed or plants which contain the construct.07-16-2009
20090144862Ptilotus06-04-2009
20100287672PLANT CELL SIGNALING GENES - Novel plant cell signaling genes and gene products are provided. These gene, polypeptide and oligonucleotide sequences are useful in regulating plant phenotype. Moreover, these genes and gene products are useful for expression profiling of plant cell signaling genes. The invention specifically provides polynucleotide and polypeptide sequences isolated from 11-11-2010
20090210970Plant Genomic DNA Flanking SPT Event and Methods for Identifying SPT Event - Compositions and methods related to transgenic plants comprising seed production technology are provided. Specifically, maize plants having a E6611.32.1.38 event which confers seed production technology are provided. The plant harboring the E6611.32.1.38 event at the recited chromosomal location comprises the genomic/transgene junctions described. The plant genomic DNA flanking the integrated E6611.32.1.38 event can be used to design assays that will be specific for the E6611.32.1.38 event. The characterization of the genomic insertion site of the E6611.32.1.38 event provides for an enhanced breeding efficiency and enables the use of molecular markers to track the transgene insert in the breeding populations and progeny thereof. Various methods and compositions for the identification, detection, and use of the maize E6611.32.1.38 event are provided.08-20-2009
20090199313Non-mevalonate isoprenoid pathway - The present invention is directed to enzymes and intermediates of the non-mevalonate isoprenoid pathway downstream of 2C-methyl-D-erythritol 2,4-cyclopyrophosphate and upstream of isopentenyl pyrophosphate or dimethylallyl pyrophosphate. These are used as a basis for a screening method for inhibitors of these enzymes, and a method for identifying inhibitor-resistant variants thereof. Further disclosures refer to DNA coding for said enzymes and for inhibitor-resistant variants thereof, vectors containing said DNA, cells containing said vector, and plant seeds comprising cells containing said vector. This invention is useful for the inhibition of the biosynthesis of isoprenoids in plants, bacteria and protozoa, for conferring herbicide-resistance to plants, as well as for weed control in agriculture using a crop containing a herbicide-resistant gene and an effective amount of a suitable herbicide.08-06-2009
20110145951TRANSGENIC SWEET SORGHUM WITH ALTERED LIGNIN COMPOSITION AND PROCESS OF PREPARATION THEREOF - The present invention provides a sweet sorghum plant characterized by altered lignin content and/or altered lignin composition compared to a wild plant and this is achieved by manipulating the expression of caffeoyl-CoA-O-methyltransferase (CCoAOMT) in sweet sorghum by incorporation of a gene silencing construct comprising an isolated DNA sequence represented by SEQ ID NO 1.06-16-2011
20120079626LIPASE POLYPEPTIDE - We describe a plant lipase polypeptide and nucleic acids that encode said polypeptide which has homology to a patatin and which has phospholipase and/or triacylglycerol lipase activity.03-29-2012
20080263729Stress Tolerant Organisms Expressing a Map Kinase Homologue - The present invention provides a MAP kinase homologue gene, designated EhHOG, isolated from 10-23-2008
20110231962TRANSGENIC BIOLUMINESCENT PLANTS - Transgenic plants, and a method for making the same, wherein genes encoding the enzyme luciferase and its corresponding substrate luciferin are incorporated into a native plant genome. Once transformed into plant cells, these genes may be regulated such that under certain endogenous or exogenous conditions, their expression in the mature plant results in bioluminescence. Different luciferin/luciferase complexes and/or mechanisms of regulation may be utilized for these transgenic plants, depending on a variety of factors such as plant species and the circumstances under which a biolmuniescent reaction is desired. Phototransformation may be utilized to vary the wavelength of light emitted from the mature plant.09-22-2011
20110231961METABOLIC REGULATORS - The present invention provides metabolic regulators, which are proteins (such as fusion proteins, truncated proteins or full-length proteins) that bind to specific metabolites and which can be used to control the availability of the metabolites in cells, particularly plant cells. Proteins of the invention include one or more metabolic regulator proteins, can be truncated or full length, can further comprise a transmembrane domain or lipoylation site or can further comprise a transit peptide. Metabolic regulators of the invention can be soluble, e.g., cytosolic soluble, can be anchored to a biological membrane or can be organelle targeted or apoplastic targeted. The present invention also provides nucleic acid molecules encoding the metabolic regulators, methods of making the nucleic acid molecules, methods for making transformed organisms, including plants, photosynthetic organisms, microbes, invertebrates, and vertebrates, and methods for controlling availability of metabolites to a host cell.09-22-2011
20110231960BACTERIAL TOXIN VACCINE - A bacterial toxin protein such as a Shiga toxin protein is efficiently produced using plant cells. The plant cells are transformed using a DNA construct containing DNA encoding a hybrid protein in which the bacterial toxin proteins such as the Shiga toxin proteins are tandemly linked through a peptide having the following characteristics (A) and (B) to produce the bacterial toxin protein in the plant cells: (A) a number of amino acids is 12 to 30; and (B) a content of proline is 20 to 35%.09-22-2011
20110231959Annotated plant genes - The present invention is in the field of plant biochemistry. More specifically the invention relates to nucleic acid sequences from plant cells, in particular, nucleic acid sequences from maize, teosinte, soybean, 09-22-2011
20100154080DELTA-8 DESATURASE GENES, ENZYMES ENCODED THEREBY AND USES THEREOF - The present invention is related to isolated polynucleotides encoding a delta-8 desaturase, delta-8 desaturases encoded by the isolated polynucleotides, expression vectors containing the isolated polynucleotides, host cells containing the expression vectors and methods for producing delta-8 desaturases and polyunsaturated fatty acids.06-17-2010
20090205086Commercial production of polysaccharide degrading enzymes in plants and methods of using same - Expression of recombinant polysaccharide degrading enzymes in plants is described. In one embodiment, expression of the enzyme is preferentially directed to the seed of the plant. Expression may also be preferentially targeted to specific locations within the plant cell. Expression of cellulases in corn is shown. The result is the capacity to produce polysaccharide degrading enzymes in plants at commercially acceptable levels in a reliable manner. Methods of using same in production of ethanol is also described, including use of the plant-produced enzymes in the ethanol production process.08-13-2009
20090205085Nucleotide and amino acid sequences from Xenorhabdus bovienii strain Xs85831 and uses thereof - The present invention relates to nucleic acid sequences from 08-13-2009
20090205083Engineered zinc finger proteins targeting 5-enolpyruvyl shikimate-3-phosphate synthase genes - The present disclosure relates to engineered zinc finger proteins that target 5-enolpyruvyl shikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS) genes in plants and methods of using such zinc finger proteins in modulating gene expression, gene inactivation, and targeted gene modification. In particular, the disclosure pertains to zinc finger nucleases for targeted cleavage and alteration of EPSPS genes.08-13-2009
20120096597Polypeptides having Beta-glucosidase Activity and Polynucleotides Encoding Same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having beta-glucosidase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.04-19-2012
20090007300SYNTHETIC ZINC FINGER PROTEIN ENCODING SEQUENCES AND METHODS OF PRODUCING THE SAME - The invention relates to the field of plant and agricultural technology. More specifically, the invention relates to the use of zinc finger proteins and fusions of said proteins to regulate gene expression and metabolic pathways in plants.01-01-2009
20090205084Nucleotide and amino acid sequences from xenorhabdus and uses thereof - The invention provides isolated nucleotide sequences from 08-13-2009
20090205082Rc, Brown Pericarp and Seed Coat - The present invention relates to the production of red pericarp and seed coat in rice, and in particular, compositions comprising a basic helix-turn-helix red anthocyanin transcription factor, Rc, and methods using Rc for identifying rice germplasm comprising Rc including but not limited to grain quality grading and seed certification analysis. In a preferred embodiment, the present invention further relates to promoter sequences Rc binding elements including but not limited to regulatory elements of genes associated with anthocyanidin/proanthocyanidin pathways and the use of these elements for controlling weedy red rice plants and controlling the spread of transgenes into weedy red rice plants.08-13-2009
20090222956AZOXYSTROBIN FORMULATIONS - The present invention provides microemulsifiable concentrates and microemulsions comprising azoxystrobin and propiconazole.09-03-2009
20090241229NUCLEIC ACID MOLECULES AND OTHER MOLECULES ASSOCIATED WITH PLANTS - Expressed Sequence Tags (ESTs) isolated from wheat are disclosed. The ESTs provide a unique molecular tool for the targeting and isolation of novel genes for plant protection and improvement. The disclosed ESTs have utility in the development of new strategies for understanding critical plant developmental and metabolic pathways. The disclosed ESTs have particular utility in isolating genes and promoters, identifying and mapping the genes involved in developmental and metabolic pathways, and determining gene function. Sequence homology analyses using the ESTs provided in the present invention, will result in more efficient gene screening for desirable agronomic traits. An expanding database of these select pieces of the plant genomics puzzle will quickly expand the knowledge necessary for subsequent functional validation, a key limitation in current plant biotechnology efforts.09-24-2009
20090260111Maize Stress-Responsive Promoter - Methods and compositions for modulating plant development are provided. Polynucleotide sequences encoding ZmSNAC polypeptides are provided, as are the amino acid sequences of the encoded polypeptides. The sequences can be used in a variety of methods including modulating root development, modulating floral development, modulating leaf and/or shoot development, modulating senescence, modulating seed size and/or weight, and modulating tolerance of plants to abiotic stress. Transformed plants, plant cells, tissues, and seed are also provided. A stress-inducible ZmSNAC1 promoter is also provided.10-15-2009
20080307549Polysaccharide Synthases - The present invention relates generally to polysaccharide synthases. More particularly, the present invention relates to (1,3;1,4)-beta-D-glucan synthases. The present invention provides, among other things, methods for influencing the level of (1,3;1,4)-beta-D-glucan produced by a cell and nucleic acid and amino acid sequences which encode (1,3;1,4)-beta-D-glucan synthases.12-11-2008
20090282585PLANT MYB TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR HOMOLOGS - This invention relates to an isolated nucleic acid fragment encoding a Myb-related transcription factor. The invention also relates to the construction of a chimeric gene encoding all or a portion of the Myb-related transcription factor, in sense or antisense orientation, wherein expression of the chimeric gene results in production of altered levels of the Myb-related transcription factor in a transformed host cell.11-12-2009
20090282584EXPRESSION OF BIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE POLYPEPTIDES IN DUCKWEED - Methods, nucleic acid sequences, and transformed duckweed plant or duckweed nodule cultures for the expression and the secretion of biologically active polypeptides from genetically engineered duckweed are provided. Expression of recombinant polypeptides in duckweed is improved by modifying the nucleotide sequence of the expression cassette encoding the polypeptide for improved expression in duckweed. Recovery of biologically active polypeptides from duckweed is improved by linking the biologically active polypeptide to a signal peptide that directs the secretion of the polypeptide into the culture medium.11-12-2009
20100186126EXPRESSION OF PLASMINOGEN AND MICROPLASMINOGEN IN DUCKWEED - The present invention provides methods and compositions for the production of recombinant plasminogen, microplasminogen, and fragments thereof in a duckweed expression system. It is the novel finding of the present invention that a duckweed expression system may be used to produce high levels of plasminogen and microplasminogen. The duckweed-produced plasminogen and microplasminogen can be activated to produce a polypeptide having protease activity. Thus, the invention encompasses methods for the expression of plasminogen, microplasminogen, and fragments thereof in duckweed, duckweed plants that are transformed with expression cassettes for the expression of plasminogen, microplasminogen, and fragments thereof, and nucleic acids comprising nucleotide sequences encoding plasminogen, microplasminogen, and fragments thereof, where these nucleotide sequences are modified to enhance their expression in duckweed.07-22-2010
20100186125SELECTION METHOD - The invention relates to a method for producing a transformed plant cell. More particularly, the method involves the transformation of a plant cell with a Transformation Cassette which is targeted to plant plastids and which comprises a selection gene, for example isopentenyl transferase (IPT), and a transgene. After selection for transformed plastids, expression of a recombinase is induced in the plant cell, which leads to the excision of the selection gene from the plastid and the expression of the transgene in the plastid. The invention also provides cells and plants comprising the Transformation Cassette.07-22-2010
20100186128Nucleic Acid Molecules and Other Molecules Associated with Plants - Expressed Sequence Tags (ESTs) isolated from wheat are disclosed. The ESTs provide a unique molecular tool for the targeting and isolation of novel genes for plant protection and improvement. The disclosed ESTs have utility in the development of new strategies for understanding critical plant developmental and metabolic pathways. The disclosed ESTs have particular utility in isolating genes and promoters, identifying and mapping the genes involved in developmental and metabolic pathways, and determining gene function. Sequence homology analyses using the ESTs provided in the present invention, will result in more efficient gene screening for desirable agronomic traits. An expanding database of these select pieces of the plant genomics puzzle will quickly expand the knowledge necessary for subsequent functional validation, a key limitation in current plant biotechnology efforts.07-22-2010
20120246760TRITERPENE OXIDASE DERIVED FROM PLANT BELONGING TO GENUS GLYCYRRHIZA, GENE ENCODING THE SAME, AND METHOD OF USING THE SAME - Identification of a protein having an activity of oxidizing oleanane-type triterpene, and a gene encoding the protein, the protein and the gene, and use thereof are provided. For example, a protein having an activity of oxidizing oleanane-type triterpene obtained from a plant in the family Fabaceae, a gene encoding the protein and use thereof are provided. The protein is shown in, for example, SEQ ID NO: 4, 14 or 18, and the gene encoding the protein is shown in, for example, SEQ ID NO: 3, 13 or 17. A transformant into which the gene is introduced can be produced, and thereby a triterpene oxidase can be obtained.09-27-2012
20120246761ILLUMINATING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PREPARING INORGANIC NANO-MATERIAL - A method for preparing an inorganic nano-material is provided. The method includes steps of providing a first solution including plural metal ions; mixing the first solution with a surfactant and adding a reduction agent to generate a second solution, wherein the second solution generates plural metal atoms reduced from the plural metal ions; and adding an oxidation agent into the second solution for oxidizing the plural metal atoms so as to generate plural metal oxides and form the inorganic nano-material.09-27-2012
20120246762PRODUCTION OF HIGH TRYPTOPHAN MAIZE BY CHLOROPLAST TARGETED EXPRESSION OF ANTHRANILATE SYNTHASE - Novel expression vectors and constructs encoding a chloroplast transit peptide (CTP) operably linked to a monomeric anthranilate synthase are provided. Additionally, novel polynucleotide sequences encoding monomeric anthranilate synthases are provided. Also provided are methods for increasing the levels of free tryptophan in transgenic plants containing the expression vectors and constructs.09-27-2012
20100263093TRANSGENIC PLANTS AND MODULATORS FOR IMPROVED STRESS TOLERANCE - GmWRKY transcription factor genes and proteins from soybean. Plants that overexpress GmWRKY transcription factor genes and proteins to thereby increase stress tolerance. Methods for making such slants and methods for mimicking a stress tolerance phenotype using a GmWRKY modulator.10-14-2010
20100192263Novel FRT Recombination Sites and Methods of Use - Methods and compositions using populations of randomized modified FRT recombination sites to identify, isolate and/or characterize modified FRT recombination sites are provided. The recombinogenic modified FRT recombination sites can be employed in a variety of methods for targeted recombination of polynucleotides of interest, including methods to recombine polynucleotides, assess promoter activity, directly select transformed organisms, minimize or eliminate expression resulting from random integration into the genome of an organism, such as a plant, remove polynucleotides of interest, combine multiple transfer cassettes, invert or excise a polynucleotide, and identify and/or characterize transcriptional regulating regions are also provided.07-29-2010
20100192261INCREASING UV-B TOLERANCE IN PLANTS - Methods and materials related to UV-B tolerance in plants are disclosed, e.g., plants and seeds having a cell containing an exogenous nucleic acid encoding a polypeptide having UV-B tolerance activity.07-29-2010
20080307548Arabinogalactan Protein Having Activity of Improving Tolerance to Heat or Moisture Stress - It is intended to provide a gene encoding a protein having an activity of improving a tolerance to an environmental stress such as salt, moisture, or heat stress, in particular, a tolerance to water stress; a protein having an activity of improving a tolerance to an environmental stress; a transgenic plant having an enhanced tolerance to an environmental stress, and so on. A halophyte 12-11-2008
20100154081METHODS AND MEANS FOR PRODUCING GLYCOPROTEINS WITH ALTERED GLYCOSYLATION PATTERN IN HIGHER PLANTS - The invention provides methods to modify the N-glycosylation pattern of glycoproteins in higher plant cells, through reducing or eliminating the level of β(1,2) xylosyltransferase and α (1,3) fucosyltransferase activity and increasing the β(1,4) galactosyltransferase activity in the cell of the higher plant.06-17-2010
20100017917TRANSGENIC PLANTS WITH TOCOPHEROL METHYLTRANSFERASE - Disclosed is are gene sequences encoding γ-tocopherol methyltransferases from photosynthetic organisms. The enzyme γ-tocopherol methyltransferase catalyzes the methylation of γ-tocopherol to yield α-tocopherol, the most bioactive species of tocopherol. γ-tocopherol methyltransferase is believed to be involved in regulating the relative amounts of the various tocopherols present in photosynthetic organisms. By introducing a genetic construct having a γ-tocopherol methyltransferase coding sequence placed under the control of a plant promoter into a plant, transgenic plants can be made having altered γ-tocopherol methyltransferase expression, to effect dramatic changes in the tocopherol profile of the plant. Transgenic plants can be made that have α-tocopherol as the predominant tocopherol in their seeds and oils.01-21-2010
20100186124 TARGETED NUCLEOTIDE EXCHANGE WITH LNA MODIFIED OLIGONUCLEOTIDES - A method and oligonucleotides for targeted nucleotide exchange of a duplex DNA sequence, wherein the donor oligonucleotide contains at least one modified nucleotide which is a LNA having a higher binding affinity compared to naturally occurring A, C, T or G and/or binds stronger to a nucleotide in an opposite position in the first DNA sequence as compared to a naturally occurring nucleotide complementary to the nucleotide in the opposite position in the first DNA sequence.07-22-2010
20100162442GENES ASSOCIATED TO SUCROSE CONTENT - Modern sugarcane cultivars are complex hybrids resulting from crosses among several species of the 06-24-2010
20110239332PROPAGATION OF SWITCHGRASS AND MISCANTHUS - Methods and materials for clonally increasing switchgrass and 09-29-2011
20100251430Highly Infectious Nucleic Acid Molecules from Pepper Mottle Virus and Plant Viral Vector Derived from the Same - The present invention relates to a plant-infectious nucleic acid molecule from Pepper mottle virus, and a viral vector, a transformed cell and a transgenic plant having it. The present invention first achieves the cloning of the infectious full-length pepper mottle virus cDNA from virus-infected pepper, which enables to perform the molecular biological studies to the infectivity of pepper mottle virus in pepper and tobacco and to provide a plant virus-based vector to highly express a useful foreign protein.09-30-2010
20100235949SEED TREATMENT WITH PRF - The invention relates to a method to enhance germination of seeds and/or growth of plants or plant parts and/or plant yield by subjecting seeds to a pulsed radiofrequency electrical field (PRF).09-16-2010
20100251429NOVEL PROTEIN, A GENE ENCODING THEREFOR AND A METHOD OF USING THE SAME - An object of the present invention is to search and identify novel antifungal proteins capable of inhibiting the growth of plant pathogenic microorganisms including09-30-2010
20100251428Compositions And Methods For Conversion Of Aldehydes To Alkanes - The invention provides the discovery that SCD2 (Susceptible to Coronatine-Deficient Pst DC3118-2) protein converts aldehydes to alkanes, thereby changing the composition and/or amount of synthesized waxes. The invention additionally provides homologs, orthologs and paralogs of SCD2 protein, and nucleotide sequences encoding these proteins. Also provided are expression vectors, transgenic cells, transgenic plants, transgenic seeds, methods for altering alkane production in cells, methods for identifying the function of a nucleotide sequence in the synthesis of plant surface wax, and methods for identifying plant tissue that has an altered surface wax composition. The invention's compositions and methods are useful for altering the amount and/or composition of wax produced by cells, including plants and seeds, that have been transformed with the invention's sequences.09-30-2010
20090328258Radiosynthesis as an Alternative Energy Utilization Process in Melanized Organisms and Uses Thereof - This present invention provides methods of enhancing the growth of a microorganism or plant by increasing its melanin content and exposing it to radiation, and methods of using melanized microorganisms to contain or exclude radiation.12-31-2009
20090328259Polypeptides having endoglucanase activity and polynucleotides encoding same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having endoglucanase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods for producing and using the polypeptides.12-31-2009
20110067148Polypeptides having cellulolytic enhancing activity and polynucleotides encoding same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having cellulolytic enhancing activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.03-17-2011
20090222957REGULATORY PROTEIN-REGULATORY REGION ASSOCIATIONS RELATED TO ALKALOID BIOSYNTHESIS - Materials and methods for identifying regulatory region-regulatory protein associations are disclosed. Materials and methods for modulating expression of a sequence of interest are disclosed.09-03-2009
20090255014Transgenic organisms with lower growth temperature - The invention relates to the growth temperature of organisms, especially plants and microorganisms and the manipulation of the tolerable cultivation temperature. More specifically, the present invention relates to the expression of heterologous proteins in microorganisms, and especially to the heterologous expression of heat sensitive proteins in bacteria, either gram-negative or gram-positive. In a first aspect, the present invention provides a method for manipulation of cells and the resultant cells, wherein at least one gene from a psychrophilic micro organism coding for at least one chaperone or chaperonin is expressed. Such cells are selected among cultivated eukaryotic cells, i.e. animal and plant cells and entire plants, gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria, fungi and yeasts.10-08-2009
20090320166Synergistic Insecticide And Fungicidal Mixtures - The present invention relates to novel active compound combinations comprising at least two fungicidal components A and B and at least one insecticidal component C.12-24-2009
20090113574Nucleic acid molecules and other molecules associated with plants - Expressed Sequence Tags (ESTs) isolated from soybean are disclosed. The ESTs provide a unique molecular tool for the targeting and isolation of novel genes for plant protection and improvement. The disclosed ESTs have utility in the development of new strategies for understanding critical plant developmental and metabolic pathways. The disclosed ESTs have particular utility in isolating genes and promoters, identifying and mapping the genes involved in developmental and metabolic pathways, and determining gene function. Sequence homology analyses using the ESTs provided in the present invention, will result in more efficient gene screening for desirable agronomic traits. An expanding database of these select pieces of the plant genomics puzzle will quickly expand the knowledge necessary for subsequent functional validation, a key limitation in current plant biotechnology efforts.04-30-2009
20090106865Systemic non-nodular endosymbiotic nitrogen fixation in plants - Non-leguminous crops, e.g. wheat, maize and rice, do not form nodules and are dependant for their nutrition on fixed nitrogen from the soil, or from chemical/nitrogenous fertilizers. The present invention provides non-leguminous plants and leguminous plants, including legumes that fail to nodulate with 04-23-2009
20090106866Promoter, Promoter Control Elements, And Combinations, And Uses Thereof - The present invention is directed to promoter sequences and promoter control elements, polynucleotide constructs comprising the promoters and control elements, and methods of identifying the promoters, control elements, or fragments thereof. The invention further relates to the use of the present promoters or promoter control elements to modulate transcript levels.04-23-2009
20090106864NOVEL DNA SEQUENCES, VECTORS AND PROTEINS OF AVIAN INFLUENZA HEMAGGLUTININ - The subject invention provides novel amino acid sequences (including a consensus sequence) of the Avian Influenza A virus hemagglutinin protein. These newly constructed genes are designed to provide a broader spectrum of activity across the serotype family thus providing a basis for a vaccine that has broad heterologous disease protection. The novel genes have been further improved by the addition of strategic glycosylation sites into the amino acids sequences that they encode. These genes can also, optionally, be codon optimized for plant expression, inserted into the appropriate vector and cloned into plants for expression. Polypeptides produced by recombinant host cells or transgenic plants can also be used as source of antigen for the formulation of vaccines for the control of influenza in susceptible individuals. Additionally, transgenic plant material may also be used as source of antigen for the formulation of vaccines for the control of influenza in susceptible individuals.04-23-2009
20090106863Overexpression of Starch Synthase in Plants - The present invention relates to a process for increasing the phosphate content of starches of genetically modified plant cells in comparison with starches from corresponding wild-type plant cells by introducing a foreign nucleic acid molecule which codes for a soluble starch synthase II. The present invention furthermore relates to the overexpression of this soluble starch synthase II in the genetically modified plant cells. Furthermore, the present invention relates to rice starch and rice flour with improved quality characteristics, to rice grains comprising this rice starch, and to rice plants on which these rice grains grow.04-23-2009
20100293672Peach tree - A new and distinct variety of peach tree (11-18-2010
20130133113CONSTITUTIVE PROMOTERS FROM POPLAR AND USES THEREOF - The present invention relates to nucleic acid molecules corresponding to regulatory portions of genes whose expression is constitutive. The invention also relates to compositions and methods of using the same to regulate the expression, in a constitutive manner, of genes and/or any kind of nucleotide sequences in a plant. Nucleic acid molecules and its compositions include novel nucleotide sequences for constitutive promoter identified in and isolated from poplar (05-23-2013
20100319091METHODS OF MODULATING PRODUCTION OF PHENYLPROPANOID COMPOUNDS IN PLANTS - A method of enhancing production of a phenylpropanoid compound in a plant or plant cell is disclosed. The method comprising: (a) expressing in the plant or plant cell a heterologous polynucleotide which produces a myb gene of the phenylpropanoid pathway; and (b) contacting the plant or plant cell with at least one substrate of the phenylpropanoid pathway, the substrate being upstream to the production of the phenylpropanoid compound, thereby enhancing the production of a phenylpropanoid compound in the plant or plant cell.12-16-2010
20130139282ENHANCING SECONDARY PHYTOCHEMICAL AND NUTRIENTS IN PLANTS AND PLANT PARTS - According to the invention, the object is achieved by providing all necessary conditions at optimum level to produce plant and plant parts having higher nutrients and secondary metabolites, when compared to normal plants or grown in tap water. Formulated solution containing balanced nutrients, higher levels of targeted nutrient, required pH, single or multiple eliciting factors, required concentrations of natural preservatives and maintained at required temperature and light facilitated to achieve the above object.05-30-2013
20130139283COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING NATURAL COMPONENTS FOR PROTECTING PLANT PRODUCTS AND CROPS - The invention provides a method for protecting plants and crops products against a variety of pests. The damages are prevented or mitigated, or the pest infestation is controlled, by applying a composition containing a pomegranate extract onto fruits and vegetables, or by employing it in the vicinity of the plant or crops.05-30-2013
20110016589METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR INCREASING PLANT TRANSFORMATION EFFICIENCY - The invention provides methods and compositions for increasing the efficiency of genetic transformation of host cells, including plant cells, and other eukaryotic cells, by reducing the expression of a polypeptide active in a pathway, such as the NHEJ pathway, for repairing damage to the cellular genome. In certain embodiments, the polypeptide is active in repairing double strand breaks (DSB's) of a cellular genome, and may include XRCC4, KU70, KU80, the DNA-activated Protein Kinase (DNA-Pkcs), and ATM. Methods for enhancing the resistance of plant cells to Crown Gall disease are also provided. In another aspect, genetic regulatory elements are provided, including an XRCC4 promoter.01-20-2011
20100325757FUNGICIDAL COMPOSITIONS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS IN AGRICULTURE - Fungicidal compositions are provided that comprise a silthiofam-type fungicide and a fungicide that is selected from the group consisting of diazole fungicides, triazole fungicides and strobilurin type fungicides. Combinations of fluqinconazole and simeconazole or azoxystrobin, and simeconazole and azoxystrobin are also provided. Methods for treating plants and plant propagation materials with the fungicidal compositions are also taught, as are plants and their propagation materials which have been so treated, and controlled release formulations that contain the fungicidal compositions.12-23-2010
20100333237METHOD FOR PROTECTING PLANTS FROM STRESS AND SENESCENCE - The present invention relates to regulation of ureide levels for optimal plant survival during nutrient remobilization such as occurs during normal growth, dark stress and senescence. Plants can be genetically engineered or selected using a suitable gene marker to have enhanced ureide accumulation. The present invention further provides methods of protecting plants, or extending the shelf life of fresh plant produce by application of exogenous ureides.12-30-2010
20100333235Plant Centromere Compositions - The present invention provides for the nucleic acid sequences of plant centromeres. This will permit construction of stably inherited recombinant DNA constructs and minichromosomes which can serve as vectors for the construction of transgenic plant and animal cells.12-30-2010
20110010805Polypeptides having cellulolytic enhancing activity and polynucleotides encoding same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having cellulolytic enhancing activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.01-13-2011
20110030104Nucleic acids encoding plant glutamine phenylpyruvate transaminase (GPT) and uses thereof - Glutamine phenylpyruvate transaminase (GPT) proteins, nucleic acid molecules encoding GPT proteins, and uses thereof are disclosed. Provided herein are various GPT proteins and GPT gene coding sequences isolated from a number of plant species. As disclosed herein, GPT proteins share remarkable structural similarity within plant species, and are active in catalyzing the synthesis of 2-hydroxy-5-oxoproline (2-oxoglutaramate), a powerful signal metabolite which regulates the function of a large number of genes involved in the photosynthesis apparatus, carbon fixation and nitrogen metabolism.02-03-2011
20110030103LIPOPEPTIDES AND LIPOPEPTIDE SYNTHETASES - Novel lipopeptides, and engineered polypeptides useful in synthesizing lipopeptides are provided. Also provided are methods of making lipopeptides using engineered polypeptides, and methods of using lipopeptides, e.g., as insecticidal and/or antimicrobial agents.02-03-2011
20110023192NOVEL STEVIA VARIETY AND METHOD OF PRODUCING SWEETENER - High-purity stevioside sweeteners are being provided. Stevia Rebaudiana Bertoni varieties were identified using DNA analysis after cross and selective breeding were implemented. By crossing these varieties, a novel variety which enables continuous cultivation of the specific variety was developed (Deposition No. FERM BP-10870). Extracting the dried leaves of this variety assures consistent high-concentration of stevioside, which makes it possible to produce various favorable stevioside sweeteners.01-27-2011
20110035846TRANSCRIPTIONAL REPRESSOR PEPTIDES AND GENES FOR THE SAME - Provided is a peptide which is capable of repressing transcription in a plant and which can be used in the CRES-T (a simple and widely applicable means for repressing gene transcription), the peptide including an amino acid sequence represented by formula (I):02-10-2011
20120304336CHLOROPLAST TRANSIT PEPTIDES AND METHODS OF THEIR USE - Methods and compositions are provided for targeting a polypeptide of interest to a chloroplast. Recombinant polynucleotides comprising a nucleotide sequence encoding a chimeric chloroplast transit peptide (CTP) operably linked to a heterologous polynucleotide of interest are provided. In specific embodiments, the chimeric CTP comprises an N-terminal domain operably linked to a central domain operably linked to a C-terminal domain of a CTP to form a chimeric chloroplast transit peptide having CTP activity. Recombinant polypeptides encoding the same, as well as, cells, plant cells, plants and seeds are further provided which comprise the recombinant polynucleotides. Methods of use of the various sequences are also provided.11-29-2012
20110047655NOVEL FRT RECOMBINATION SITES AND METHODS OF USE - Methods and compositions using populations of randomized modified FRT recombination sites to identify, isolate and/or characterize modified FRT recombination sites are provided. The recombinogenic modified FRT recombination sites can be employed in a variety of methods for targeted recombination of polynucleotides of interest, including methods to recombine polynucleotides, assess promoter activity, directly select transformed organisms, minimize or eliminate expression resulting from random integration into the genome of an organism, such as a plant, remove polynucleotides of interest, combine multiple transfer cassettes, invert or excise a polynucleotide, and identify and/or characterize transcriptional regulating regions are also provided.02-24-2011
20110239331Insecticidal Compounds and Methods for Selection Thereof - A series of potent and highly specific insecticidal toxins characterized by an amino acid sequences SEQ ID NO: 2-35.09-29-2011
20090199314DELAYED-EFFECT AGRONOMIC TREATMENT AGENT, IN PARTICULAR FOR SEED GERMINATION AND PLANT DEVELOPMENT - Agent for the agronomic treatment of a living plant supported by a moist substrate, for example a soil, wherein said agent is in the solid and divided state, and comprises solid particles containing at least one active entity for the agronomic treatment, characterized in that each particle comprises: —a nucleus consisting of a grain of a solid material which is inert with respect to the substrate, comprising an inner developed surface area which is greater than its apparent surface area and, as a result, suitable for adsorption and/or absorption, —the active entity for agronomic treatment, absorbed into the grain and/or adsorbed at the surface of said grain, —a membrane encapsulating the nucleus comprising the active entity, consisting of at least one hydrophilic polymer which is permeable to the outside with respect to the active entity, when it is in direct or indirect contact with the moist substrate.08-06-2009
20090313727Nucleic acid molecules and other molecules associated with the sucrose pathway - The present invention is in the field of plant biochemistry. More specifically the invention relates to nucleic acid sequences from plant cells, in particular, nucleic acid sequences from maize and soybean plants associated with the sucrose pathway. The invention encompasses nucleic acid molecules that encode proteins and fragments of proteins. In addition, the invention also encompasses proteins and fragments of proteins so encoded and antibodies capable of binding these proteins or fragments. The invention also relates to methods of using the nucleic acid molecules, proteins and fragments of proteins and antibodies, for example for genome mapping, gene identification and analysis, plant breeding, preparation of constructs for use in plant gene expression and transgenic plants.12-17-2009
20110088126Cell signaling genes and related methods - Novel plant cell signaling genes and gene products are provided. These gene, polypeptide and oligonucleotide sequences are useful in regulating plant phenotype. Moreover, these genes and gene products are useful for expression profiling of plant cell signaling genes. The invention specifically provides polynucleotide and polypeptide sequences isolated from 04-14-2011
20110247102CONSTITUTIVE PROMOTERS FROM POPLAR AND USES THEREOF - The present invention relates to nucleic acid molecules corresponding to regulatory portions of genes whose expression is constitutive. The invention also relates to compositions and methods of using the same to regulate the expression, in a constitutive manner, of genes and/or any kind of nucleotide sequences in a plant. Nucleic acid molecules and its compositions include novel nucleotide sequences for constitutive promoter identified in and isolated from poplar (10-06-2011
20100192262Bioluminescent Plants Comprising Bacterial Lux Operon and Methods of Making Same - In one aspect, the invention relates to a transgenic bioluminescent plant including an expressible heterologous nucleotide sequence comprising a bacterial LUX operon, which includes LUX A, LUX B, LUX C, LUX D, LUX E, and LUX G genes, wherein the heterologous nucleotide sequence is expressed to render the plant bioluminescent.07-29-2010
20100037352SEQUENCE-DETERMINED DNA FRAGMENTS AND CORRESPONDING POLYPEPTIDES ENCODED THEREBY - The present invention provides DNA molecules that constitute fragments of the genome of a plant, and polypeptides encoded thereby. The DNA molecules are useful for specifying a gene product in cells, either as a promoter or as a protein coding sequence or as an UTR or as a 3′ termination sequence, and are also useful in controlling the behavior of a gene in the chromosome, in controlling the expression of a gene or as tools for genetic mapping, recognizing or isolating identical or related DNA fragments, or identification of a particular individual organism, or for clustering of a group of organisms with a common trait.02-11-2010
20090320164METHOD FOR PRODUCTION OF PLANT CELL HAVING CHROMOSOME LOSS - The present invention provides a simple aneuploid production process, applicable to all species, without producing unexpected damage to chromosomes other than a chromosome which is to be disappeared. A vector comprising two site-specific recognition sequences oriented in the opposite direction, or one site-specific recombinase recognition sequence comprising a point-symmetric nucleotide sequence, and a recombinase gene is introduced into a plant cells or a vector comprising two site-specific recognition sequences oriented in the opposite directions or one site-specific recombinase recognition sequence comprising a point-symmetric nucleotide sequence is introduced into a plant cell; a recombinase is allowed to act transiently in the cell during at least growth of the cell; and the cell is cultured and grown; and a cell in which a predetermined chromosome is disappeared is selected.12-24-2009
20100005549INCREASING UV-B TOLERANCE IN PLANTS - Methods and materials related to UV-B tolerance in plants are disclosed, e.g., plants and seeds having a cell containing an exogenous nucleic acid encoding a polypeptide having UV-B tolerance activity.01-07-2010
20090038034Polynucleotides Encoding Stop Codons in Multiple Reading Frames and Methods of Use - Compositions having polynucleotides encoding multiple translational stop signals in more than one reading frame are provided. The compositions include isolated polynucleotides, expression cassettes, and vectors, as well as host cells, prokaryotic organisms, and eukaryotic organisms comprising the polynucleotide(s). Methods include using the polynucleotides to stop translation of an mRNA into a protein, to produce a transformed cell and/or organism comprising the polynucleotide, and to identify transformed cells or organisms of a specific lineage.02-05-2009
20100037354TRANSGENIC PLANTS CONTAINING ALTERED LEVELS OF STEROID COMPOUNDS - Disclosed are constructs comprising sequences encoding 3-hydroxy-3methylglutaryl-Coenzyme A reductase and at least one other sterol synthesis pathway enzyme. Also disclosed are methods for using such constructs to alter sterol production and content in cells, plants, seeds and storage organs of plants. Also provided are oils and compositions containing altered sterol levels produced by use of the disclosed constructs. Novel nucleotide sequences useful in the alteration of sterol production are also provided. Also provided are cells, plants, seeds and storage organs of plants comprising sequences encoding 3-hydroxy-3methylglutaryl-Coenzyme A reductase, at least one other sterol synthesis pathway enzyme and at least one tocopherol synthesis enzyme.02-11-2010
20100050302NUCLEIC ACID SEQUENCES FROM CYANIDIUM CALDARIUM AND USES THEREOF - Expressed Sequence Tags (ESTs) isolated from the unicellular red algae, 02-25-2010
20100071097Nucleic Acid Molecules and Other Molecules Associated with the Methionine Synthesis and Degradation Pathways - The present invention is in the field of plant biochemistry. More specifically the invention relates to nucleic acid sequences from plant cells, in particular, DNA sequences from maize and soybean plants associated with the methionine pathway. The invention encompasses nucleic acid molecules that encode proteins and fragments of proteins. In addition, the invention also encompasses proteins and fragments of proteins so encoded and antibodies capable of binding these proteins or fragments. The invention also relates to methods of using the nucleic acid molecules, proteins and fragments of proteins and antibodies, for example for genome mapping, gene identification and analysis, plant breeding, preparation of constructs for use in plant gene expression and transgenic plants.03-18-2010
20100064393Bacillus liceniformis chromosome - The present invention relates to an isolated polynucleotide of the complete chromosome of 03-11-2010
20100242141COMPOSITION FOR PRODUCTION OF PLANT BODY HAVING IMPROVED SUGAR CONTENT, AND USE THEREOF - The composition, in accordance with the present invention, for producing a plant body having an improved sugar content includes glutathione, a polynucleotide encoding γ-glutamylcysteine synthetase, or a polynucleotide encoding glutathione-binding plastid type fructose-1,6-bisphosphate aldolase. The composition preferably includes oxidized glutathione. This allows provision of a composition for easily producing a plant body having an improved sugar content.09-23-2010
20110154543METHOD OF CULTIVATING GRAFTED CACTUS (GYMNOCALYCIUM MIHANOVICHII) CULTIVAR "YELLOW TOP" AND THE GRAFTED CACTUS CULTIVATED THEREBY - Provided herein is a method of cultivating a grafted cactus (06-23-2011
20110154544Genetically Modified Seed Combined with Spore Forming Bacterium and Optional Insect Control Agents and Methods for Treating Plants - Products are provided that improve overall plant vigor and yield by combining agriculturally effective amounts of at least one spore-forming bacterium and at least one optional insect control agent to a genetically modified plant, plant part, or seed. This product is particularly effective in the presence of plant parasitic nematode and fungal species. Use of the product leads to an overall reduction in crop losses caused by either plant parasitic nematodes or fungi and this reduction is much greater than using genetically modified seed with just an insect control agent. According to some embodiments, the use of the product results in about a 2%-10% increase in soybean bushel yield, 3%-6.5% increase in cotton yield, and 3%-8% in corn bushel yield. Methods for utilizing and manufacturing the combination are also provided.06-23-2011
20110078831Polypeptides having cellulolytic enhancing activity and polynucleotides encoding same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having cellulolytic enhancing activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.03-31-2011
20110078829Polypeptides having cellulolytic enhancing activity and polynucleotides encoding same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having cellulolytic enhancing activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.03-31-2011
20110083233RICE BLAST SUSCEPTIBILITY GENE Pi21, RESISTANCE GENE pi21 AND USES THEREOF - The present inventors succeeded in isolating the rice field resistance gene pi21 by linkage analysis, and found that field resistance to blast in plants could be modified by introducing or controlling the expression of the gene. Thus, it became possible to efficiently confer plants with field resistance. It also became possible to select, at an early stage, rice plants having field resistance to blast. Moreover, by changing the tissue specificity of expression and the expression level of the gene involved in field resistance, varieties having resistance as well as high practical use can be grown.04-07-2011
20110072540Polypeptides having beta-glucosidase activity and polynucleotides encoding same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having beta-glucosidase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.03-24-2011
20110078832HYDROPHILIC POLYURETHANE COATINGS - The present invention relates to a coating composition in the form of a dispersion containing a polyurethane urea which (1) is terminated by a copolymer unit of polyethylene oxide and polypropylene oxide, and (2) contains at least one hydroxyl-group-containing polycarbonate polyol.03-31-2011
20110078830Polypeptides having xylanase activity and polynucleotides encoding same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having xylanase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.03-31-2011
20110078828MULTI EPITOPE VACCINE FOR POULTRY - Antigenic polypeptides, capable of inducing an immune response against multiple parasites, and methods of designing such polypeptides, are provided. Also provided by the invention are polynucleotides encoding such polypeptides, as well as recombinant vectors and transformed host cells containing the said polynucleotides. Oral administration and intramuscular injection of the polypeptides provides vaccination protection against infection from 03-31-2011
20110061136FUSION PROTEIN THAT DIRECTS VACCINE ANTIGENS TO ANTIGEN-PRESENTING CELLS, AND APPLICATIONS THEREOF - Fusion protein with directioning of vaccinal antigens toward antigen-presenting cells and the applications thereof. This invention relates to a gene construct that comprises, operatively bound, at least one nucleotide sequence (A) that encodes a polypeptide with SEQ ID NO: 1, which has a region that recognises the β chain of the class-II DR antigen present on the surface of antigen-presenting cells; and one nucleotide sequence (B) that encodes a vaccinal antigen of interest. Moreover, this invention relates to recombinant vectors useful for the expression of the gene construct of the invention, transgenic cells and plants transformed or transfected with said vectors, fusion proteins encoded by the gene construct of the invention and vaccines that comprise said fusion proteins.03-10-2011
20110061135Polypeptides having endoglucanase activity and polynucleotides encoding same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having endoglucanase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.03-10-2011
20110041220MUTANT GENE THAT REGULATES OIL-AND-FAT CONTENT IN SEED AND METHOD FOR REGULATING OIL-AND-FAT CONTENT IN SEED - This invention provides a mutant gene having the function of regulating the oil-and-fat content in seeds and a method for regulating the oil-and-fat content in seeds. The mutant gene encodes a mutant protein having a consensus sequence resulting from substitution of the 12th amino acid residue from the N-terminus of the amino acid sequence as shown in SEQ ID NO: 1 with another amino acid and having the function of regulating the oil-and-fat content in seeds.02-17-2011
20110041217Onions With High Storage Ability, High Soluble Solids Content And/Or Low Pungency - Long-day onion plants, capable of producing onion bulbs comprising ‘high soluble solids’ combined with a ‘sweet taste’ as a result of low pungency, are provided, as are methods for producing such plants, bulbs and seeds. Such onions can be stored for long periods without a loss in quality and without an increase in pungency.02-17-2011
20120278951MODIFIED OIL ENCAPSULATING PROTEINS AND USES THEREOF - The invention provides modified oleosins, including at least one artificially introduced cysteine, and methods and compositions for producing the modified oleosins. Also provided are polynucleotides encoding the modified oleosins, constructs and host cells comprising the polynucleotides, methods for producing oil bodies comprising the modified oleosins, in vivo and in vitro, and methods for producing oil in host cells and plants. The invention also provides methods for increasing the rate of CO11-01-2012
20110041219PROMOTER, PROMOTER CONTROL ELEMENTS, AND COMBINATIONS, AND USES THEREOF - The present invention is directed to promoter sequences and promoter control elements, polynucleotide constructs comprising the promoters and control elements, and methods of identifying the promoters, control elements, or fragments thereof. The invention further relates to the use of the present promoters or promoter control elements to modulate transcript levels.02-17-2011
20100333236INSECT INHIBITING PLANT SERPIN MUTANTS - The present invention relates to a method to limit insect and/or mite damage in plants, by the use of mutant plant proteinase inhibitors. More specifically, it relates to the use of mutant serpins of which the reactive center loop has been replaced by an artificial sequence. Preferably, the mutant serpins use an 12-30-2010
20120204293GLYPHOSATE TOLERANT ALFALFA EVENTS AND METHODS FOR DETECTION THEREOF - The present invention provides for alfalfa events J-101 and J-163 and DNA molecules unique to these events. The invention also provides methods for detecting the presence of these DNA molecules in a plant sample.08-09-2012
20120151632PHOSPHOLIPASES AND METHODS OF USING SAME - The present invention relates to phospholipase variants, polynucleotides encoding the variant and to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides, and methods of using the variant enzymes.06-14-2012
20100037355SEQUENCE-DETERMINED DNA FRAGMENTS AND CORRESPONDING POLYPEPTIDES ENCODED THEREBY - The present invention provides DNA molecules that constitute fragments of the genome of a plant, and polypeptides encoded thereby. The DNA molecules are useful for specifying a gene product in cells, either as a promoter or as a protein coding sequence or as an UTR or as a 3′ termination sequence, and are also useful in controlling the behavior of a gene in the chromosome, in controlling the expression of a gene or as tools for genetic mapping, recognizing or isolating identical or related DNA fragments, or identification of a particular individual organism, or for clustering of a group of organisms with a common trait. One of ordinary skill in the art, having this data, can obtain cloned DNA fragments, synthetic DNA fragments or polypeptides constituting desired sequences by recombinant methodology known in the art or described herein.02-11-2010
20090241228Nucleic Acid Molecules and Other Molecules Associated with Plants - Expressed Sequence Tags (ESTs) isolated from maize are disclosed. The ESTs provide a unique molecular tool for the targeting and isolation of novel genes for plant protection and improvement. The disclosed ESTs have utility in the development of new strategies for understanding critical plant developmental and metabolic pathways. The disclosed ESTs have particular utility in isolating genes and promoters, identifying and mapping the genes involved in developmental and metabolic pathways, and determining gene function. Sequence homology analyses using the ESTs provided in the present invention, will result in more efficient gene screening for desirable agronomic traits. An expanding database of these select pieces of the plant genomics puzzle will quickly expand the knowledge necessary for subsequent functional validation, a key limitation in current plant biotechnology efforts.09-24-2009
20090144861Fungicides and Bioregulatory Mixtures - Fungicidal and bioregulatory mixtures, comprising06-04-2009
20090070901Modified rubisco large subunit n-methyltransferase useful for targeting molecules to the active-site vicinity of ribulose-1, 5-bisphosphate - The present invention generally relates to a modified Rubisco large subunit 03-12-2009
20110055978Pesticidal Mixtures - The present invention relates to synergistic mixtures comprising, as active components, an insecticidal compound I selected from the nicotinic receptor agonists/antagonists compounds and one or two further fungicidal compounds in synergistic effective amounts.03-03-2011
20120311744Marked Cannabis For Indicating Medical Marijuana - The invention involves transforming 12-06-2012
20100325756PLASTID TRANSFORMATION UTILIZING ENDOGENOUS REGULATORY ELEMENTS - Disclosed herein are vectors, plants and methods of transforming plants to increase translation efficiency. Specifically disclosed are methods of implementing a regulatory element endogenous to a target plant species and operatively associating said regulatory element with a heterologous gene of interest. Examples of regulatory sequences are disclosed including 5′ UTR sequences of chloroplast genes, such as a psbA gene.12-23-2010
20100281583BORON TRANSPORTER - The present invention relates to boron transporters and, in particular, to boron transporters derived from plants. The present invention also relates to methods that utilise boron transporters, such as methods for modulating boron transport in cells and methods for determining the level or rate of boron transport in a cell or organism on the basis of the expression level of one or more boron transporters.11-04-2010
20110016588TRANSGENIC PLANTS EXPRESSING CYTOKININ BIOSYNTHETIC GENES AND METHODS OF USE THEREFOR - The present invention provides an approach to increase yield and vigor in a plant. The present invention describes expressing a heterologous gene in a plant that control cytokinin expression under the control of a cell cycle regulated promoter.01-20-2011
20110119793Chimeric promoters and their uses thereof in Plants - The present invention provides novel promoters for use in plants. Specifically, the present invention provides novel enhanced plant promoters. The present invention also provides DNA constructs; transgenic cells, plants, and seeds containing these novel promoters; and methods for preparing and using the same.05-19-2011
20110126326STRONG ACTIVATION DOMAIN - A new and strong transcriptional activation domain was identified from the 05-26-2011
20110126325RECOMBINANT CELLS AND METHODS FOR HYDROXYLATING FATTY ACIDS - The present invention relates to enzymes which possess hydroxylase activity, in particular 42 hydroxylase activity, that can be used in methods of synthesizing modified fatty acids.05-26-2011
20110138502TRANSGENIC PLANTS EXPRESSING CIVPS OR INTEIN MODIFIED PROTEINS AND RELATED METHOD - Transgenic plants that express CIVPS or intein modified proteins, compositions of matter comprising them, products of diverse applications made from the transgenic plants, methods to construct the transgenic plants containing CIVPS or intein modified genes, methods to express CIVPS or intein modified proteins in plants, and methods of using the transgenic plants.06-09-2011
20100306881Polypeptides having Cellulolytic Enhancing Activity and Polynucleotides Encoding Same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having cellulolytic enhancing activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.12-02-2010
20100186127NUCLEIC ACID MOLECULES AND OTHER MOLECULES ASSOCIATED WITH PLANTS - Expressed Sequence Tags (ESTs) isolated from soybean are disclosed. The ESTs provide a unique molecular tool for the targeting and isolation of novel genes for plant protection and improvement. The disclosed ESTs have utility in the development of new strategies for understanding critical plant developmental and metabolic pathways. The disclosed ESTs have particular utility in isolating genes and promoters, identifying and mapping the genes involved in developmental and metabolic pathways, and determining gene function. Sequence homology analyses using the ESTs provided in the present invention, will result in more efficient gene screening for desirable agronomic traits. An expanding database of these select pieces of the plant genomics puzzle will quickly expand the knowledge necessary for subsequent functional validation, a key limitation in current plant biotechnology efforts.07-22-2010
20110167520Xenorhabdus sp. genome sequences and uses thereof - The present invention relates to nucleic acid sequences from 07-07-2011
20100115669Plant Cyclopropane Fatty Acid Synthase Genes, Proteins, And Uses Thereof - Cyclopropane fatty acid synthase genes and polypeptides are described. Plants are transformed with such genes to produce such polypeptides.05-06-2010
20100251431METHOD FOR PRODUCING PRESERVED FLOWER AND PROCESSING SOLUTION THEREFOR - A method for producing a preserved flower with its original natural flower color, particularly its original delicate color gradations, retained and a processing solution used in the method are provided. More specifically, the method for producing a preserved flower includes: immersing a fresh flower in a processing solution including a solution or dispersion containing one or two or more selected from a natural oil, natural resin, siloxane, synthetic resin, hydrated urethane, fatty acid ester, and surfactant; and drying the treated fresh flower. In the method for producing a preserved flower, the natural oil is oil of turpentine, stand oil, whale oil, boiled oil, linseed oil, camellia oil, olive oil, rape oil, salad oil (refined vegetable oil), sesame oil, or camphor oil; the natural resin is turpentine, glue, wax, beeswax, rubber, or Japanese lacquer; and the fatty acid ester is an ester of a saturated or unsaturated fatty acid such as lauric acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid, or myristic acid with a lower alcohol or polyalcohol.09-30-2010
20090064376Use of untranslated region of osmotin gene to enhance transgene expression in plants - The present invention provides methods, vectors and gene constructs for enhancing expression of a recombinant nucleic acid sequence in transgenic plants and plant tissues. According to the present invention, nucleic acid sequences are obtained and/or derived from the 5′ and 3′ untranslated regions of genes encoding osmotin proteins and engineered to flank respective portions of a selected coding region of a vector. The vector construct may be introduced into plants and/or plant tissues through conventional procedures, resulting in enhanced expression of the selected coding region. In a preferred embodiment, the selected coding region is a chimeric gene or gene fragment expressing one or more proteins known to impart a level of insecticidal activity to a transgenic plant and/or plant tissue.03-05-2009
20100122381NUCLEIC ACID MOLECULES AND OTHER MOLECULES ASSOCIATED WITH PLANTS - Expressed Sequence Tags (ESTs) isolated from soybean are disclosed. The ESTs provide a unique molecular tool for the targeting and isolation of novel genes for plant protection and improvement. The disclosed ESTs have utility in the development of new strategies for understanding critical plant developmental and metabolic pathways. The disclosed ESTs have particular utility in isolating genes and promoters, identifying and mapping the genes involved in developmental and metabolic pathways, and determining gene function. Sequence homology analyses using the ESTs provided in the present invention, will result in more efficient gene screening for desirable agronomic traits. An expanding database of these select pieces of the plant genomics puzzle will quickly expand the knowledge necessary for subsequent functional validation, a key limitation in current plant biotechnology efforts.05-13-2010
20120151630METHODS AND MATERIALS FOR MAKING AND USING TRANSGENIC DICAMBA-DEGRADING ORGANISMS - The invention provides isolated and at least partially-purified dicamba-degrading enzymes, isolated DNA molecules coding for dicamba-degrading enzymes, DNA constructs coding for dicamba-degrading enzymes, transgenic host cells comprising DNA coding for dicamba-degrading enzymes, and transgenic plants and plant parts comprising one or more cells comprising DNA coding for dicamba-degrading enzymes. Expression of the dicamba-degrading enzymes results in the production of dicamba-degrading organisms, including dicamba-tolerant plants. Finally, the invention provides a method of selecting transformed plants and plant cells based on dicamba tolerance and a method of selecting or screening transformed host cells, intact organisms and parts of organisms based on the fluorescence of 3,6-dichlorosalicylic acid produced as a result of dicamba degradation.06-14-2012
20080289068Analyte Detection System - A method for the determination of a target analyte in a sample, said method comprising: a) applying a liquid sample suspected of containing said target analyte to a solid support capable of allowing lateral flow of liquid therethrough, which support has diffusibly arranged thereon, (i) either (a) a labelled binding partner for said analyte or (b) a labelled analogue of said analyte, and (ii) a labelled control reagent; b) allowing the sample, labelled binding partner for said analyte or a labelled analogue of said analyte and labelled control reagent to flow through a detection zone on said solid support, wherein in the case of (i) (a) above, a predetermined amount of an analogue of the target analyte is immobilised, or, in the case of (i) (b) above a predetermined amount of a binding partner for said analyte or, labelled analogue is immobilised; c) allowing the sample, labelled binding partner for said analyte or a labelled analogue of said analyte and labelled control reagent to flow through a control zone which is spaced from said detection zone, and in which a binding agent which binds the labelled control reagent is immobilised, said binding agent being present in an amount sufficient to give a similar signal to that which occurs in the detection zone when it is fully occupied by either the labelled binding partner for said analyte or the labelled analogue of said analyte; d) detecting the label density in the detection zone (T), and the label density in the control zone (C) and comparing these densities. The method allows semi-quantitative determination of analytes such as agrochemicals and hormones.11-20-2008
20130014293Xylanase Variants and Polynucleotides Encoding Same - The present invention relates to variants of a parent xylanase. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants.01-10-2013
20090293157PRODUCTION OF PROGENITOR CEREAL CELLS - A process for the production and maintenance of pluripotent and/or totipotent progenitor cereal cells from undifferentiated callus cells is described. Production of the progenitor cells takes place via direct organogenesis on a medium containing at least one auxin and at least one cytokinin. For example, the auxin may be 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid, indole-3-acetic acid, picloran, naphthelenacetic acid, indole-3-propionic acid, indole-3-butyric acid, phenyl acetic acid, benzofuran-3-acetic acid or phenyl butyric acid, and the cytokinin may be benzyl amino purine, benzyladenine, thidiazuron, zeatin, isopentyladenine, trans-zeatin or dimethylallyladenine. Processes for transformation of the undifferentiated callus cells and/or the progenitor cereal cells are also described. Typical cereal cells are sorghum, maize, wheat, barley, millet, rye, canola, alfalfa, triticale and rice.11-26-2009
20090293156Stress Tolerance and Delayed Senescence in Plants - The novel constructs and methods of this invention improve tolerance in plants to environmental stresses and senescence. Nucleic acids encoding a plant farnesyl transferase are described, as are transgenic plants and seeds incorporating these nucleic acids and proteins. Also provided are inhibitors of naturally-occurring farnesyl transferase which, when expressed, will enhance drought tolerance in the plants, improve resistance to senescence and modify growth habit.11-26-2009
20110191914Targeted Integration and Stacking of DNA Through Homologous Recombination - The invention provides various methods for the targeted integration and stacking of nucleotide sequences in the genome of a host plant cell using homologous recombination.08-04-2011
20110191913CELLS PRODUCING GLYCOPROTEINS HAVING ALTERED GLYCOSYLATION PATTERNS AND METHOD AND USE THEREOF - The present application relates to the field of glyco-engineering, more specifically to eukaryotic cells wherein both an endoglucosaminidase and a glycoprotein are present. These cells can be used to deglycosylate or partly deglycosylate the (exogenous) glycoprotein, in particular without the need for adding an extra enzyme. Methods are also provided for the application of these cells in protein production. According to one specific aspect, the eukaryotic cells and methods are glyco-engineered yeast cells in which additionally at least one exogenous enzyme needed for complex glycosylation is present, e.g. allowing easier separation of differentially glycosylated glycoproteins.08-04-2011
20110191912Promoter, promoter control elements, and combinations, and uses thereof - The present invention provides DNA molecules that constitute fragments of the genome of a plant, and polypeptides encoded thereby. The DNA molecules are useful for specifying a gene product in cells, either as a promoter or as a protein coding sequence or as an UTR or as a 3′ termination sequence, and are also useful in controlling the behavior of a gene in the chromosome, in controlling the expression of a gene or as tools for genetic mapping, recognizing or isolating identical or related DNA fragments, or identification of a particular individual organism, or for clustering of a group of organisms with a common trait. One of ordinary skill in the art, having this data, can obtain cloned DNA fragments, synthetic DNA fragments or polypeptides constituting desired sequences by recombinant methodology known in the art or described herein.08-04-2011
20110265226IMPROVED PRODUCTION OF PROTEINS WITH DOWNSTREAM BOX FUSIONS IN PLASTIDS AND IN BACTERIA - The present invention is directed to the use of certain selected downstream box (“DB”) regions and codon-optimized DB regions to achieve high-level protein expression in transformed organisms or organelles. In particular, high level protein expression in plastids and bacteria can be achieved by fusion of the TetC or NPTII DB region to a gene of interest. Protein expression in a transformed organism or organelle can also be enhanced by optimization of codon usage within the DB region based on codons preferentially found in the DB regions of highly expressed native genes in the organism or organelle. Methods for enhanced protein expression, and related nucleic acid molecules, expression vectors, transformed cells, and transgenic organisms, are provided. The present invention is particularly useful for expressing cellulolytic enzymes, including a suite of several cellulolytic enzymes, in plastids, bacteria and algae.10-27-2011
20100037353METHOD FOR IMPROVING ACTIVITY OF REACTIVE OXYGEN SPECIES SCAVENGING ENZYMES - A highly safe, inexpensive and widely utilizable method, which has a mechanism backed by scientific grounds, for improving an activity of ROS (reactive oxygen species)-scavenging enzyme group; An increase in the amount of an enzyme or promotion of an enzyme activity of the ROS scavenging enzyme group such as superoxide dismutase, catalase or peroxidase is caused in an organism having the ROS-scavenging enzyme with one or two or more kinds of substances selected from the group consisting of erythritol, mannitol, sorbitol and xylitol in 0.01-10% administration concentration.02-11-2010
20100031399Polypeptides having alpha-glucuronidase activity and polynucleotides encoding same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having alpha-glucuronidase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.02-04-2010
20100031398GENES ENCODING CHAVICOL/EUGENOL SYNTHASE FROM THE CREOSOTE BUSH LARREA TRIDENTATA - Particular aspects provide novel methods for redirecting carbon allocation in plants or cell culture from lignification to inherently more useful and tractable materials, and to facilitate the generation of, e.g., biofuels from the remaining plant roculture biomass. Particular aspects provided novel methods for converting monolignols into allyl/propenyl phenols, and for chavicol/eugenol formation or production. Additional aspects relate to the discovery of novel chavicol/eugenol synthases that convert p-coumaryl/coniferyl alcohol esters into chavicol/eugenol, and to novel compositions (e.g., novel proteins and nucleic acids encoding same), and novel methods using same for producing or forming chavicol/eugenol and other derivatives in cell culture and/or genetically modified plants, and for re-engineering the composition of plant biomass. Particular aspects provide novel methods for generation in culture or in planta of liquid/combustible allyl/propenyl phenols, and these phenolic products are utilized for (non-ethanol) biofuel/bioenergy purposes, while the remaining plant biomass facilitates the generation of other biofuels.02-04-2010
20100031397NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCES AND POLYPEPTIDES ENCODED THEREBY USEFUL FOR MODIFYING PLANT CHARACTERISTICS - Isolated polynucleotides and polypeptides encoded thereby are described, together with the use of those products for making transgenic plants.02-04-2010
20100024072Methods to Increase Crop Yield - Provided herein are exemplary methods for increasing crop yield. One exemplary method for increasing a yield of a crop includes controlling plant tissue stress by at least partially coating a plant tissue with a composition comprising an agricultural sunscreen formulation and a second agricultural chemical. The agricultural sunscreen formulation and the second agricultural chemical may be applied to the plant tissue from separate containers, wherein each container either contains the agricultural sunscreen formulation or the second agricultural chemical. Further, the agricultural sunscreen formulation and the second agricultural chemical may be applied to the crop at or near the same time. Alternatively, the agricultural sunscreen formulation and the second agricultural chemical may be applied to the crop from a shared container, wherein the shared container contains both the agricultural sunscreen formulation and the second agricultural chemical.01-28-2010
20100024071Methods for treating or preventing infestation - The present invention provides methods and compositions for controlling a fungal or insect infestation.01-28-2010
20100017916Systems for reducing biomass recalcitrance - Improved systems and methods for reducing costs and increasing yields of cellulosic ethanol including compositions of matter comprising plant biomass and cell wall-modifying enzyme polypeptides and transgenic plants expression cell wall-modifying enzyme polypeptides.01-21-2010
20080271210Oryza Sativa Lectin-Like Receptor Kinase 1 (Oslrk1), a Gene Involved in Plant Development - The present invention is directed to a novel gene, Oslrk1, that is in involved in plant development, including root expansion. Methods of influencing this development are also described, as are transformed cells and transgenic plants comprising the described sequences.10-30-2008
20090055975Plant virus transmission inhibitor and methods - Provided is a peptide, peptide multimer or fusion protein containing such peptide which binds to the gut of sap-sucking insects, e.g., aphids. When bound, this peptide inhibits the binding of targeted virus to the insect gut. When this peptide or tandem repeat peptide is expressed (or is expressed as part of a fusion protein) in the fluids of transgenic plants, it is taken up by the insect with the sap, binds to gut receptors and thereby inhibits transmission of the virus from plant to plant via the insect vector. Thus, the use of such transgenic plants blocks or reduces the transmission of the targeted virus and others which share the peptide binding site within the insect gut among plants susceptible to the virus and thereby reduces losses due to viral infection.02-26-2009
20090119801Method for preserving cut flowers, cut flower preservation kit, method for manufacturing processed cut flowers, and processed cut flowers - A method for preserving a cut flower involving only an easy and simple procedure, whereby the cut flower can maintain qualities similar to those of the natural state for a long period of time, and a method for manufacturing a processed cut flower that can maintain qualities similar to those of the natural state for a long period of time. The method for preserving a cut flower by replacing the tissue fluid of the cut flower by a preservative solution includes the steps of: (1) a first replacement step in which the tissue fluid of the cut flower is replaced by a hydrophilic organic solvent; and (2) a second replacement step in which the hydrophilic organic solvent having replaced the tissue fluid in the cut flower is replaced by the preservative solution of an organic solvent that has an affinity for the hydrophilic organic solvent and is nonvolatile or hardly-volatile.05-07-2009
20090077695Interferon Produced In Plastids - Disclosed herein is an expression cassette containing a polynucleotide encoding an IFNα2b polypeptide and having two overlapping primers at a 5′ end encoding a polyhistidine tag and a thrombin cleavage site fused to the polypeptide, the expression cassette carried by a vector competent for integrating the expression cassette in a plastid genome. Also disclosed is a transgenic plastid, preferably a chloroplast, containing a genome transformed by integration of an expression cassette having a non-plant gene encoding an IFNα2b polypeptide and having regions that encode a polyhistidine tag and a thrombin cleavage site fused with the IFNα2b polypeptide.03-19-2009
20110154542METHOD OF CULTIVATING GRAFTED CACTUS (GYMNOCALYCIUM MIHANOVICHII) CULTIVAR "RED TOP" AND THE GRAFTED CACTUS CULTIVATED THEREBY - The present subject matter relates to a method for cultivating a new grafted cactus (06-23-2011
20110307977Grass Seed Providing Distinguishing Color From Surrounding Environments - This disclosure relates to seed as may be employed to grow a lawn and more particularly, to grass seed which is imparted with a color which allows it to be relatively easily observed and distinguished within the environment in which it may be distributed. The user may then confirm, among other things, the presence of absence of seed distribution and the uniformity or non-uniformity of any such distribution on a given surface. The color may also promote germination and the colorant may include other additives to improve growth patterns at desired locations.12-15-2011
20120042421PERILLA-DERIVED PROMOTER FUNCTIONING IN PETALS - There is provided a novel promoter useful for altering flow color of plants. The present invention relates to a nucleic acid selected from the group consisting of: 02-16-2012
20120042420FLEXIBLE FILMS AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING FLEXIBLE FILMS - The disclosure provides compositions that can be used to make films to increase the efficiency of producing plants and plant parts. The films are designed in part to be environmentally friendly and/or edible. Also provided are methods of using such compositions as well as plants and plant parts comprising such compositions.02-16-2012
20120042419ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT TREATMENTS FOR INCREASING SEED YIELDS - UV light treatment increases harvested seed yield. UV treatment in combination with chemical treatment also increases seed yield. UV treatment of corn, soybean, and wheat varieties resulted in enhanced harvested seed yield. Hormetic response, disinfection, disinfestations, and other factors are induced by UV treatments.02-16-2012
20090126048Method For Growing Forskohlin Containing Coleus In A Temperate Climate - The present invention is a method of growing and harvesting forskohlin-containing cultivars of the 05-14-2009
20100146672COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR INCREASING CELLULOSE PRODUCTION - This disclosure relates to methods and compositions for genetically altering cellulose biosynthesis.06-10-2010
20120151631INSECT PEST CONTROL METHOD - The present invention is intended to provide means of pest control which achieve marked pest control effect. The pest control effect is achieved by the incorporation of an inhibitor (IAP inhibitor) against inhibitor of apoptosis (IAP) into the body of the target pest. The expression of the IAP is preferably inhibited by RNAi.06-14-2012
20090133165SEED DEVITALIZATION METHOD - The present invention relates to a method for devitalizing seeds that provides a non-viable (i.e., non-germinating) seed exhibiting substantially the same protein and/or deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) characteristics as a viable seed and also relates to devitalized seeds produced by the method.05-21-2009
20120060242ACYLTRANSFERASES AND USES THEREOF IN FATTY ACID PRODUCTION - The present invention pertains to the recombinant manufacture of polyunsaturated fatty acids. Specifically, it relates to acyltransferase polypeptides, polynucleotides encoding said acyltransferases as well as vectors, host cells, non-human transgenic organisms containing said polynucleotides. Moreover, the present invention contemplates methods for the manufacture of polyunsaturated fatty acids as well as oils obtained by such methods.03-08-2012
20120060241PRF IN CELL AND TISSUE CULTURE - The invention relates to a method to increase growth or differentiation in vitro in a cell or tissue culture comprising culturing said cell(s) or tissue and applying pulsed radiofrequency (PRF) to said cell or tissue. In said method the cells or tissue are derived from a plant or an animal (including human) and preferably the cells are undifferentiated cells. Also part of the invention is a method as described herein wherein the cells or tissue are derived from a plant and in which differentiation implies the outgrowth of roots and/or shoots or of somatic embryos. The invention further comprises the use of PRF for increasing the growth or differentiation in in vitro cell or tissue culture. The invention also comprises a cell or tissue culture treated according to a method according to the invention. Preferably such a cell or tissue culture is derived from a plant. Then, in yet another embodiment, the invention is directed to a plant grown from such a cell or tissue culture. Alternatively, the invention comprises a cell culture that is treated according a method of the invention wherein the cells are derived from an animal, preferably a human.03-08-2012
20120060239Method For Secretory Production of Glycoprotein Having Human-Type Sugar Chain Using Plant Cell - A method for the secretory production of a glycoprotein having a human-type sugar chain, comprising a step of introducing a gene of an enzyme capable of performing a transfer reaction of a galactose residue to a non-reducing terminal acetylglucosamine residue, and a gene of heterologous glycoprotein, to obtain a transformed plant cell, a step of culturing the plant cell, and a step of recovering the culture medium of the plant cell.03-08-2012
20120005789Targeted Integration And Stacking Of DNA Through Homologous Recombination - The invention provides various methods for the targeted integration and stacking of nucleotide sequences in the genome of a host plant cell using homologous recombination.01-05-2012
20090151026Polypeptides having feruloyl esterase activity and polynucleotides encoding same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having feruloyl esterase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.06-11-2009
20120011621MEG1 Endosperm-Specific Promoters and Genes - The present invention relates to promoters that enable gene expression which is both specific to the endosperm and early during the development of the endosperm, as well as nucleic acid molecules encoding basal endosperm transfer cell layer (BETL) proteins.01-12-2012
20090031453Alanine 2, 3 aminomutases - Alanine 2,3-aminomutase sequences are disclosed, as are cells having alanine 2,3-aminomutase activity and methods of selecting for such cells. Methods for producing beta-alanine, pantothenate, 3-hydroxypropionic acid, as well as other organic compounds, are disclosed.01-29-2009
20110167521Engineered zinc finger proteins targeting plant genes involved in fatty acid biosynthesis - The present disclosure relates to engineered zinc finger proteins that target genes in plants involved in fatty acid biosynthesis. Methods of using such zinc finger proteins in modulating gene expression, gene inactivation, and targeted gene modification are also provided.07-07-2011
20090300802Plant defense signal peptides - A 23 amino acid peptide, AtPep1, plays an important role as a signaling component of the innate immune system of 12-03-2009
20120117692Constitutive Expression Cassettes for Regulation of Plant Expression - The present invention relates to expression cassettes comprising transcription regulating sequences with constitutive expression profiles in plants obtainable from 05-10-2012
20080289066Self-Processing Plants and Plant Parts - The invention provides polynucleotides, preferably synthetic polynucleotides, which encode processing enzymes that are optimized for expression in plants. The polynucleotides encode mesophilic, thermophilic, or hyperthermophilic processing enzymes, which are activated under suitable activating conditions to act upon the desired substrate. Also provided are “self-processing” transgenic plants, and plant parts, e.g., grain, which express one or more of these enzymes and have an altered composition that facilitates plant and grain processing. Methods for making and using these plants, e.g., to produce food products having improved taste and to produce fermentable substrates for the production of ethanol and fermented beverages are also provided.11-20-2008
20120023625CHEMICAL INHIBITORS OF ETHYLENE BIOSYNTHESIS - The present invention provides methods for improving the quality of harvested plants. The present invention also provides novel ACC synthase inhibitors useful for improving the quality of harvested plants.01-26-2012
20090007299FORAGE BERMUDAGRASS CULTIVAR - “Goodwell” is a hybrid forage bermudagrass. It has larger stems and wider leaves, and produces a more dense sod compared to “hay type” varieties. The stem size and leaf width is much greater compared to “grazing type” varieties while the sod density is somewhat less compared to the grazing type varieties.01-01-2009
20120159673GENE FOR INCREASING PLANT WEIGHT AND METHOD FOR USING THE SAME - A gene having novel functions is searched for, by which plant weight (that is, biomass level) can be increased and by which substance productivity can be increased or decreased. A chimeric protein is expressed in which a transcriptional factor comprising the amino acid sequence shown in SEQ ID NO: 2, 4, or 6 is fused to a functional peptide that converts an arbitrary transcriptional factor into a transcriptional repression factor.06-21-2012
20120159672Sequence-determined DNA fragments and corresponding polypeptides encoded thereby - The present invention provides DNA molecules that constitute fragments of the genome of a plant, and polypeptides encoded thereby. The DNA molecules are useful for specifying a gene product in cells, either as a promoter or as a protein coding sequence or as an UTR or as a 3′ termination sequence, and are also useful in controlling the behavior of a gene in the chromosome, in controlling the expression of a gene or as tools for genetic mapping, recognizing or isolating identical or related DNA fragments, or identification of a particular individual organism, or for clustering of a group of organisms with a common trait. One of ordinary skill in the art, having this data, can obtain cloned DNA fragments, synthetic DNA fragments or polypeptides constituting desired sequences by recombinant methodology known in the art or described herein.06-21-2012
20120110702Pesticidal Compositions and Processes Related Thereto - This document discloses molecules having the following formula (“Formula One”):05-03-2012
20110088127Slow-Maturing, Determinate Peas - A determinate pea plant, where peas of the pea plant have a wrinkled-seed phenotype, and where the pea plant is slow-maturing.04-14-2011
20110107468Plant Regulatory Elements and Uses Thereof - The present invention provides novel regulatory elements for use in plants. The present invention also provides DNA constructs containing these novel regulatory elements; transgenic cells, plants, and seeds containing these novel regulatory elements; and methods for preparing and using the same.05-05-2011
20110107467POLYSACCHARIDE SYNTHASES (H) - The present invention relates generally to polysaccharide synthases. More particularly, the present invention relates to (1,3;1,4)-β-05-05-2011
20110107466VIRUS VECTOR AND USE THEREOF - It is intended to provide a polynucleotide comprising a viral base sequence, the viral base sequence containing: a first base sequence encoding a viral replication protein, and a second base sequence encoding a viral movement protein, the second base sequence being located downstream of the first base sequence and having a linking site for linking with an exogenous base sequence encoding a polypeptide to be expressed, the linking site being located downstream of the second base sequence, the second base sequence being obtained by modifying with a base sequence in a native sequence derived from a virus by insertion, substitution, or addition. By using this, a vector containing a viral base sequence is constructed, and a protein is efficiently produced without worsening growth of a host cell containing the vector.05-05-2011
20100095407PAC 941 - A new and distinct plum almond hybrid cultivar for rootstock use that originated as an open pollinated seedling as provided. This new invention (cultivar) is particularly well suited for use as a plum, peach, nectarine, apricot and almond rootstock. It is found that this new invention (cultivar) exhibits good root anchorage as well as a significantly reduced tendency to form unwanted suckers.04-15-2010
20110099671Cellobiohydrolase variants and polynucleotides encoding same - The present invention relates to variants of a parent cellobiohydrolase II. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants.04-28-2011
20110099670NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCES CODING FOR CIS-ACONITIC DECARBOXYLASE AND USE THEREOF - The present invention relates to nucleotide sequences encoding polypeptides with cis-aconitic decarboxylase activity, the cells transformed with such nucleotide sequences, preferably fungal or plant cells, and to methods wherein such transformed cells are use for the production of itaconic acid.04-28-2011
20090133164EG1117 polynucleotides and uses thereof - The present invention provides methods for identifying polynucleotide and polypeptide sequences which may be associated with commercially or aesthetically relevant traits in domesticated plants or animals. The methods employ comparison of homologous genes from the domesticated organism and its ancestor to identify evolutionarily significant changes and evolutionarily neutral changes. Sequences thus identified may be useful in enhancing commercially or aesthetically desirable traits in domesticated organisms or their wild ancestors.05-21-2009
20090133163PROMOTER, PROMOTER CONTROL ELEMENTS, AND COMBINATIONS, AND USES THEREOF - The present invention is directed to promoter sequences and promoter control elements, polynucleotide constructs comprising the promoters and control elements, and methods of identifying the promoters, control elements, or fragments thereof. The invention further relates to the use of the present promoters or promoter control elements to modulate transcript levels.05-21-2009
20120124705NOVEL FATTY ACID DESATURASES AND ELONGASES AND USES THEREOF - The invention provides isolated nucleic acid molecules which encode novel fatty acid desaturases and elongases from the organism 05-17-2012
20120124704INFUSION OF CANNABIS - One example embodiment includes a method for infusing Cannabis. The method includes preparing the Cannabis. The method also includes placing the Cannabis in an infusible liquid. The infusible liquid is suitable for human consumption and configured to remove one or more chemical compounds from the infusible liquid.05-17-2012
20120317680METHOD TO ENHANCE YIELD AND PURITY OF HYBRID CROPS - The present invention provides a method of herbicide treatment of selected female and male parents in a hybrid seed production system. The system results in enhanced trait purity and efficiency in the hybrid seed production system.12-13-2012
20120222170Slow-Release Fertilizer and Method of Making and Using Same - There is disclosed a fertilizer composition comprising a water-insoluble slow-release reacted nitrogen fertilizer and an effective amount of a water-soluble, non-aromatic poly(amino acid) of the group poly(aspartic acid), poly(glutamic acid), poly(glycine), poly(lysine) a copolymer of cystein and glutamic acid and a terpolymer of cystein and glutamic acid and aspartic acid, wherein the poly(amino acid) has a molecular size larger than that which can be absorbed by a plant. A method of making and using the fertilizer composition is also disclosed.08-30-2012
20120222171NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCES AND POLYPEPTIDES ENCODED THEREBY USEFUL FOR MODIFYING PLANT CHARACTERISTICS - Isolated polynucleotides and polypeptides encoded thereby are described, together with the use of those products for making transgenic plants.08-30-2012
20120131701IMPROVED PLANTS, MICROBES, AND ORGANISMS - The present invention relates to methods for identification, isolation, and enrichment of plant cells, plants, microbial cells, and organisms comprising desired genetic profiles and to plant cells, plants, microbial cells, and organisms resulting from these methods. In certain aspects, organisms obtained by the methods of the invention are not genetically engineered organisms.05-24-2012
20120131699METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR OBTAINING MARKER-FREE TRANSGENIC PLANTS - The invention provides methods and compositions for identifying transgenic seed that contain a transgene of interest, but lack a marker gene. Use of an identification sequence that results in a detectable phenotype increases the efficiency of screening for seed and plants in which transgene sequences not linked to a gene of interest have segregated from the sequence encoding a gene of interest.05-24-2012
20120216318Nucleic acid molecules and other molecules associated with plants - Polynucleotides useful for improvement of plants are provided. In particular, polynucleotide sequences are provided from plant sources. Polypeptides encoded by the polynucleotide sequences are also provided. The disclosed polynucleotides and polypeptides find use in production of transgenic plants to produce plants having improved properties.08-23-2012
20120131700PLANT PROTECTION - The invention provides seed treatment compositions as well as their use, methods for treating seeds, methods of protecting plants against pests and also treated seeds and plants. In one embodiment there is provided a method of treating a seed with a seed treatment composition to induce a plant resistance mechanism against one or more pests in a plant grown from said seed.05-24-2012
20100205694DWF4 Polynucleotides, Polypeptides and Uses Thereof - The present invention relates to novel, polynucleotides isolated from dwarf plants. The dwf4 polynucleotides that encode all, or a portion of, a DWF4 polypeptide, a cytochrome P450 enzyme that mediates multiple steps in synthesis of brassinosteriods. The present invention also relates to isolated polynucleotides that encode regulatory regions of dwf4. Uses of the dwf4 polypeptides and polynucleotides are also disclosed.08-12-2010
20120137391SYSTEMS AND PROCESSES FOR COMBINING DIFFERENT TYPES OF SEEDS - A process and system are provided for preparing seed mixes having a target quantity and a target ratio of different types of seeds. The process generally includes portioning quantities of different types of seeds from bulk supplies of the seeds, and combining the portioned quantities of seeds to prepare the seed mixes. The system generally includes first and second dispensing assemblies for portioning the quantities of the different types of seeds from the bulk supplies, and a mixing assembly for receiving the portioned quantities of seeds as the seed mixes. The combined quantities of the different types of seeds in the seed mixes are substantially equal to the target quantity, and a ratio of the quantities of the different types of seeds is substantially equal to the target ratio.05-31-2012
20110185455Plant Genome Sequences and Uses Thereof - The present invention is in the field of plant biochemistry and genetics. More specifically the invention relates to nucleic acid sequences from plant cells, in particular, genomic DNA sequences from 07-28-2011
20110185454Polypeptides having endoglucanase activity and polynucleotides encoding same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having endoglucanase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods for producing and using the polypeptides.07-28-2011
20100287671Stress-regulated genes of plants, transgenic plants containing same, and methods of use - Clusters of plant genes that are regulated in response to one or more stress conditions are provided, as are isolated plant stress-regulated genes, including portions thereof comprising a coding sequence or a regulatory element, and to consensus sequences comprising a plant stress-regulated regulatory element. In addition, a recombinant polynucleotide, which includes a plant stress-regulated gene, or functional portion thereof, operatively linked to a heterologous nucleotide sequence, is provided, as are transgenic plants, which contain a plant stress-regulated gene or functional portion thereof that was introduced into a progenitor cell of the plant. Also provided are methods of using a plant stress-regulated gene to confer upon a plant a selective advantage to a stress condition, methods of identifying an agent that modulates the activity of a plant stress-regulated regulatory element, and methods of determining whether a plant has been exposed to a stress.11-11-2010
20120174264Uses of Yerba Santa - Methods of in vitro propagation of plants of the genus 07-05-2012
20100299789Polypeptides having Cellulolytic Enhancing Activity and Polynucleotides Encoding Same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having cellulolytic enhancing activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.11-25-2010
20100050301SYSTEM FOR CAPTURING AND MODIFYING LARGE PIECES OF GENOMIC DNA AND CONSTRUCTING VASCULAR PLANTS WITH SYNTHETIC CHLOROPLAST GENOMES - Vectors capable of stable replication in yeast and bacteria and comprising all essential genes of vascular plant plastids are provided as well as the use of such vectors to construct an recombinant plastid genome and host cells transformed with said vectors and recombinant plastid genomes.02-25-2010
20100050300METHODS FOR REMOVAL OF SPECIFIC SEED TISSUE OR STRUCTURE FOR SEED ANALYSIS - A method for reducing resources for selecting seed to be produced in commercial quantities or for research is disclosed. Samples of seed which are candidates for selection are collected and given an identifier. Specific tissue or structure from candidate seed is removed. A test or analysis is performed on the candidate seed or the removed tissue or structure. Results of the test or analysis are recorded and correlated to the seed's identifier. The results are evaluated and a decision is made whether to select a candidate seed for commercial production or for research. Time, space, and labor associated with growing plants in an experimental plot or greenhouse and taking tissue samples from growing plants is saved.02-25-2010
20100050299POST-HARVEST TREATMENT OF FRUITS WITH AN ANTIFUNGAL COMPOSITION - The present invention relates to the treatment of wounds occurring from cutting bananas and pineapples from a tree with a composition containing natamycin and at least one phosphite containing compound.02-25-2010
20100281584NOVEL SYSTEMIC INSECTICIDE - Disclosed are compounds that are utilizable as systemic insecticides and possess excellent systemic properties. Compounds represented by formula (1) have excellent systemic insecticidal activity. Accordingly, a composition comprising as an active ingredient the compound of formula (1) or salt thereof is useful as a systemic insecticide.11-04-2010
20100275330Plant Technology - Genetic constructs capable of manipulating fructan biosynthesis in photosynthetic cells of a plant, said genetic constructs include a promoter operatively linked to a nucleic acid encoding a bacterial FT enzyme. These constructs can be used in modification of fructan biosynthesis in plants and, more particularly, for manipulating fructan biosynthesis in photosynthetic cells. The constructs can also be used for increasing plant biomass and, more particularly, for enhancing biomass yield and/or yield stability, including shoot and/or root growth in a plant, and for enhancing the productivity of biochemical pathways.10-28-2010
20090038033WOOD AND CELL WALL GENE MICROARRAY - The invention provides polynucleotide and polypeptide sequences isolated from 02-05-2009
20090055974Nucleic acids and proteins associated with sucrose accumulation in coffee - Disclosed herein are nucleic acid molecules isolated from coffee (02-26-2009
20090055973Novel Omega-3 Fatty Acid Desaturase Family Members and Uses Thereof - The present invention relates to the isolation of a second omega-3 fatty acid desaturase (FAD3) gene in flax (02-26-2009
20120185972PESTICIDAL MIXTURES - The present invention relates to synergistic mixtures comprising, as active components, chlorfenapyr as insecticidal compound I and a fungicidal compound II selected from the group of azoxystrobin, coumethoxystrobin, coumoxystrobin, dimoxystrobin, enestroburin, fluoxastrobin, kresoxim-methyl, metominostrobin, orysastrobin, pico-xystrobin, pyraclostrobin, pyrametostrobin, pyraoxystrobin, pyribencarb, trifloxysstrobin, 2-(ortho-((2,5-dimethylphenyl-oxymethylen)phenyl)-3-methoxy-acrylic acid methyl ester, 2-(2-(3-(2,6-dichlorophenyl)-1-methyl-allylideneaminooxymethyl)-phenyl)-2-methoxyimino-N-methyl-acetamide.07-19-2012
20120185970POLYPEPTIDES HAVING CELLULOLYTIC ENHANCING ACTIVITY AND POLYNUCLEOTIDES ENCODING SAME - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having cellulolytic enhancing activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.07-19-2012
20120185971POLYPEPTIDES HAVING CELLULOLYTIC ENHANCING ACTIVITY AND POLYNUCLEOTIDES ENCODING SAME - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having cellulolytic enhancing activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.07-19-2012
20120084889Novel Fatty Acid Elongation Components and Uses Thereof - The invention provides isolated nucleic acid molecules which encodes a novel fatty acid nECR. The invention also provides recombinant expression vectors containing nECR nucleic acid molecules, host cells into which the expression vectors have been introduced, and methods for large-scale production of long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs), e.g., ARA, EPA and DHA.04-05-2012
20120084888CAST PELLETS FOR PLANTING SEEDS - A multi-plant product and a method of producing a container of plants are described. Cast pellets containing plant seeds selected for their seed germination timing are planted in a container with a vegetative cutting. The cutting can be selected for having root initiation timing synchronized with the seed germination timing of the plant seeds in the cast pellet. The seed germination timing of the plant seeds can be modified by selecting the volume of the cast pellet.04-05-2012
20120084887METHOD AND COMPOSITION FOR INCREASING PLANT SURVIVAL & VIABILITY UNDER COLD STORAGE, OR DARK AND COLD STORAGE CONDITIONS - Unique fusion genes are disclosed which are useful for transforming a wide range of plants, and when used in tandem, result in a significant alteration of the plant phenotype with respect to tolerance to the stress from prolonged storage under either dark or cold conditions, or a combination of cold and dark conditions. The gene constructs include (1) a cold-regulated gene (COR1504-05-2012
20120084885Promoter, promoter control elements, and combinations, and uses thereof - The present invention provides DNA molecules that constitute fragments of the genome of a plant, and polypeptides encoded thereby. The DNA molecules are useful for specifying a gene product in cells, either as a promoter or as a protein coding sequence or as an UTR or as a 3′ termination sequence, and are also useful in controlling the behavior of a gene in the chromosome, in controlling the expression of a gene or as tools for genetic mapping, recognizing or isolating identical or related DNA fragments, or identification of a particular individual organism, or for clustering of a group of organisms with a common trait. One of ordinary skill in the art, having this data, can obtain cloned DNA fragments, synthetic DNA fragments or polypeptides constituting desired sequences by recombinant methodology known in the art or described herein04-05-2012
20120260371Polypeptides Having Cellobiohydrolase Activity and Polynucleotides Encoding Same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having cellobiohydrolase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.10-11-2012
20090070900Novel cherkasky materials and novel use of biomolecules and biomasses - Novel materials containing dispersed or aligned biomolecules and/or cells and biomasses, which are preferably chemically modified, can be preferably used as conductors, semiconductors, transistors, resistors or non-conductors and as artificial jewels and gemologic materials, materials for use in computer, aerospace, marine and automobile industries, as well as modified alloys for machines and pipelines, boring and drilling machines and materials, and for pumps and for oil industry, as well as for furniture, for wood paper and cellulose industry, as well as for textile industry.03-12-2009
20090019607TRANSGENIC PLANT CELLS EXPRESSING A TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR - We describe a transgenic plant with altered expression of a gene that encodes a sequence variant of a transcription factor and which has altered seed dormancy.01-15-2009
20120233728LIPID LAYER FORMING COMPOSITION FOR ADMINISTRATION ONTO A SURFACE OF A LIVING ORGANISM - A lipid layer forming composition comprises a volatile silicone oil of a boiling point above 180° C., a polar lipid, optionally a C09-13-2012
20080301843Slow-Maturing, Determinate Peas - A determinate pea plant, where peas of the pea plant have a wrinkled-seed phenotype, and where the pea plant is slow-maturing.12-04-2008
20110131687Polypeptides having arabinofuranosidase activity and polynucleotides encoding same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having alpha-L-arabinofuranosidase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.06-02-2011
20110047657METHOD FOR GENERATING HYPOALLERGENIC GLYCOPROTEINS IN MUTATED OR TRANSGENIC PLANTS OR PLANT CELLS, AND MUTATED OR TRANSGENIC PLANTS AND PLANT CELLS FOR GENERATING HYPOALLERGENIC GLYCOPROTEINS - Method for providing a hypoallergenic glycoprotein includes growing at least one of a mutated plant, a part of the mutated plant, plant cells produced from the mutated plant, a transgenic plant, a part of the transgenic plant and plant cells produced from the transgenic plant wherein an activity of an enzyme Golgi α-mannosidase II has been eliminated or decreased so as to obtain a grown material. The hypoallergenic glycoprotein is isolated from the grown material.02-24-2011
20110047656CONSTRUCTION OF HIGHLY EFFICIENT CELLULASE COMPOSITIONS FOR ENZYMATIC HYDROLYSIS OF CELLULOSE - This invention provides novel enzyme compositions using newly identified and isolated 02-24-2011
20110047654TREATMENT OF BANANA AND POTATO PLANTS WITH A NEW ANTIFUNGAL COMPOSITION - The present invention relates to the treatment of banana and potato plants with a composition containing natamycin and at least one phosphite containing compound.02-24-2011
20110047653CULTIVARS OF THE POPPY PAPAVER BRACTEATUM THAT PRODUCE SEED CAPSULES AND THEBAINE IN THE FIRST GROWING SEASON - The present invention relates to poppy cultivars and their use to produce thebaine. In specific forms, the present invention relates to cultivars of 02-24-2011
20110047652Polypeptides having endoglucanase activity and polynucleotides encoding same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having endoglucanase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods for producing and using the polypeptides.02-24-2011
20120324604PESTICIDAL MIXTURES CONTAINING ISOXAZOLINE DERIVATIVES AND A FUNGICIDE - The present invention relates to pesticidal mixtures comprising a component A and a component B, wherein component A is a compound of formula (I) wherein A12-20-2012
20120324603Chimeric Endonucleases and Uses Thereof - The invention relates to chimeric endonucleases, comprising an endonuclease and a heterologous DNA binding domain, as well as methods of targeted integration, targeted deletion or targeted mutation of polynucleotides using chimeric endonucleases.12-20-2012
20120278952Polypeptides having Xylanase Activity and Polynucleotides Encoding Same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having xylanase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.11-01-2012
20120090055DISPERSION OF A POLYURETHANE, CONTAINING A PESTICIDE - The present invention relates to a method of applying an aqueous, pesticide-comprising dispersion of a polyurethane which is a reaction product of at least one polyol (A) and at least one polyisocyanate (B) to plants or plant parts. The invention furthermore relates to an aqueous pesticide-comprising dispersion of a polyurethane which is a reaction product of at least one polyol (A) and at least one polyisocyanate (B). Furthermore, it relates to the use of the dispersion for controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired plant growth and/or undesired insect or mite attack and/or for regulating the growth of plants, by allowing the dispersion to act on the respective pests, their environment and/or the plants or plant parts to be protected from the respective pests, the soil and/or on undesired plants and/or the use plants and/or their environment.04-12-2012
20120090054POLYPEPTIDES HAVING ENDOGLUCANASE ACTIVITY AND POLYNUCLEOTIDES ENCODING SAME - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having endoglucanase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods for producing and using the polypeptides.04-12-2012
20120331588Polypeptides Having Endoglucanase Activity And Polynucleotides Encoding Same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having endoglucanase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.12-27-2012
20120331587Polypeptides having endoglucanase activity and polynucleotides encoding same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having endoglucanase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods for producing and using the polypeptides.12-27-2012
20100199389Targeted integration into the Zp15 locus - Disclosed herein are methods and compositions for targeted integration of an exogenous sequence into a plant Zp15 locus, for example, for expression of a polypeptide of interest.08-05-2010
20080289067Polypeptides having endoglucanase activity and polynucleotides encoding same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having endoglucanase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods for producing and using the polypeptides.11-20-2008
20100132073SESQUITERPENOID MODIFYING ENZYMES - We describe glycosyltransferase polypeptides that modify sesquiterpenoids and including pharmaceutical compositions comprising glycosylated sesquiterpenoids; methods to treat diseases, in particular cancer, bacterial and fungal infections and also flavourings and scents comprising glycosylated sesquiterpenoids.05-27-2010
20120151633Polypeptides having endoglucanase activity and polynucleotides encoding same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having endoglucanase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods for producing and using the polypeptides.06-14-2012
20130019348PESTICIDAL COMPOSITIONS AND PROCESSES RELATED THERETO - This document discloses molecules having the following formula (“Formula One”)01-17-2013
20130025005Polypeptides Having Lipase Activity And Polynucleotides Encoding Same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having lipase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods for producing and using the polypeptides.01-24-2013
20130025004GRAPEVINE PLANT denominated 'Iniagrape-one' - A new and distinct variety of grapevine denominated ‘Iniagrape-one’ which is characterized by its midseason ripening. Its fruit is attractive blue-black, with seed rudiments, broad ellipsoid-narrow ellipsoid fruit shape, difficult berry separation from pedicel, firm texture with very good particular flavor because its acidity and sugars-acid ratio. The clusters are large in size, conical and medium density. Good productive capacity and keeping and shipping quality.01-24-2013
20110247101Nucleotide sequences and polypeptides encoded thereby useful for modifying plant characteristics - Isolated polynucleotides and polypeptides encoded thereby are described, together with the use of those products for making transgenic plants.10-06-2011
20130180012SULFOTRANSFERASE OF A RED MICROALGA AND USES THEREOF - An isolated protein which is at least partially encoded by a polynucleotide sequence encoding a novel sulfotransferase is provided together with a composition which includes the isolated protein. A transgenic organism transformed by a polynucleotide encoding a protein which is at least partially encoded by a novel sulfotransferase is also provided. The invention also includes a process for in-vivo and in-vitro making a sulfated polysaccharide from an unsulfated polysaccharide or increasing the sulfur content of an already sulfated polysaccharide.07-11-2013
20130180013Polypeptides Having Xylanase Activity And Polynucleotides Encoding Same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having xylanase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.07-11-2013
20130180014Pyridine Compounds for Controlling Invertebrate Pests III - The present invention relates to a method for controlling invertebrate pests, in particular arthropod pests and nematodes, by using pyridine compounds of formulae I or II and the salts thereof, the tautomers thereof, the N-oxides thereof and the salts of the tautomers or N-oxides thereof,07-11-2013
20130145502REGULATORY SEQUENCES FOR MODULATING TRANSGENE EXPRESSION IN PLANTS - The invention relates to gene expression regulatory sequences, specifically introns that act as enhancers of gene expression, the promoter and terminator sequences endogenously associated with these introns. Presence of these intronic enhancer sequences in proximity to promoter sequences leads to enhancement of gene expression. Methods of finding such new intronic enhancer sequences and using them to generate transgenic plants are also described.06-06-2013
20130145501CARBOHYDRATE DEGRADING POLYPEPTIDE AND USES THEREOF - The invention relates to a polypeptide having carbohydrate material degrading activity which comprises the amino acid sequence set out in SEQ ID NO: 2 or an amino acid sequence encoded by the nucleotide sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1 or SEQ ID NO: 4, or a variant polypeptide or variant polynucleotide thereof, wherein the variant polypeptide has at least 96% sequence identity with the sequence set out in SEQ ID NO: 2 or the variant polynucleotide encodes a polypeptide that has at least 96% sequence identity with the sequence set out in SEQ ID NO: 2. The invention features the full length coding sequence of the novel gene as well as the amino acid sequence of the full-length functional protein and functional equivalents of the gene or the amino acid sequence. The invention also relates to methods for using the polypeptide in industrial processes. Also included in the invention are cells transformed with a polynucleotide according to the invention suitable for producing these proteins.06-06-2013
20110271406CONDENSED ANTHRAN I LAMI DE DERIVATIVES AS INSECTICIDES - Compounds of Formula I wherein the substituents are as defined in claim 11-03-2011
20080216201Gene Expression Modulating Element - The present invention provides a method of screening for the purpose of obtaining gene expression modulating elements and gene insulator elements. The invention includes a method of identifying gene expression modulating elements and gene insulator elements through use of the following steps: a) locating intergenic regions of a plant genome that are flanked by a gene on each side that have differing gene expressions b) taking that intergenic region or a portion of that intergenic region and adding it to a cassette comprising an isolated gene c) introducing the cassette into a plant cell d) analyzing expression of the isolated gene. The present invention also includes identified sequences that act as gene expression modulating elements.09-04-2008
20080216200Alternative splicing factors polynucleotides, polypeptides and uses thereof - The invention provides isolated polynucleotides and their encoded proteins that are involved in splicing or modulating splicing activity. The invention further provides recombinant expression cassettes, host cells, transgenic plants, and antibody compositions. The present invention provides methods and compositions relating to altering splicing protein content and/or composition of plants.09-04-2008
20130104263Endophytes and related methods - The present invention relates to a method for identifying and/or characterising an endophyte strain, said method including providing a plurality of samples of endophytes, subjecting said endophytes to genetic analysis, subjecting said endophytes to metabolic analysis and selecting endophytes having a desired genetic and metabolic profile.04-25-2013
20130125267Pesticidal Mixtures - The present invention, comprising: [(3S,4R,4aR,6S,6aS,12R,12a5,12b5)-3-(cyclopropanecarbonyloxy)-6,12-dihy-droxy-4,6a,12b-trimethyl-11-oxo-9-(pyridin-3-yl)-1,2,3,4,4a,5,6,6a,12a,12b-decahydro-11H,12H-benzo[f]pyrano[4,3-b]chromen-4-yl]methyl cydopropanecarboxylate (compound II) and a pesticidal compound II; in synergistic effective amounts.05-16-2013
20130133112METHOD OF PLANT GENOME DESIGN, METHOD OF CREATING NEW CULTIVAR AND NEW CULTIVAR - Plant genome design method defines DNA markers M05-23-2013
20100275332ORYZA SATIVA L18A AND HSC71 EXPRESSION ELEMENTS USEFUL FOR MODULATING GENE EXPRESSION IN PLANTS - The present invention provides non-coding regulatory element polynucleotide molecules isolated from the ribosomal protein L18A and heat shock cognate HSC71 genes of 10-28-2010
20080201805Polypeptides Having Beta-Glucosidase Activity and Polynucleotides Encoding Same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having beta-glucosidase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods for producing and using the polypeptides.08-21-2008
20080201804Protein Production - The present invention relates to a method for producing heterologous glycosylated proteins in non-animal eukaryotic cells such as in transformed bryophyte, yeast, ciliate or algae cells. In particular, the method relates to a method for producing glycosylated proteins comprising animal glycosylation patterns—comprising sialic acid residues—, such as pharmaceutical proteins for use in mammals, e.g. humans, in bryophyte cells such as those of 08-21-2008
20110225680METHODS FOR REMOVAL OF SPECIFIC SEED TISSUE OR STRUCTURE FOR SEED ANALYSIS - A method for reducing resources for selecting seed to be produced in commercial quantities or for research is disclosed. Samples of seed which are candidates for selection are collected and given an identifier. Specific tissue or structure from candidate seed is removed. A test or analysis is performed on the candidate seed or the removed tissue or structure. Results of the test or analysis are recorded and correlated to the seed's identifier. The results are evaluated and a decision is made whether to select a candidate seed for commercial production or for research. Time, space, and labor associated with growing plants in an experimental plot or greenhouse and taking tissue samples from growing plants is saved.09-15-2011
20110225679USE OF GLUCONACETOBACTER WITH REDUCED USE OF NITROGEN FERTILIZER TO IMPROVE BEET CROP PRODUCTION - There is provided an inoculant composition for sucrose-rich crops improving production with reduced use of nitrogen fertilizer, which comprises 09-15-2011
20130145503ENGINEERED ZINC FINGER PROTEINS TARGETING 5-ENOLPYRUVYL SHIKIMATE-3-PHOSPHATE SYNTHASE GENES - The present disclosure relates to engineered zinc finger proteins that target 5-enolpyruvyl shikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS) genes in plants and methods of using such zinc finger proteins in modulating gene expression, gene inactivation, and targeted gene modification. In particular, the disclosure pertains to zinc finger nucleases for targeted cleavage and alteration of EPSPS genes.06-06-2013
20110239333Polypeptides Having Xylanase Activity And Polynucleotides Thereof - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having xylanase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods for producing and using the polypeptides.09-29-2011
20130152234Polypeptides Having Lipase Activity And Polynucleotides Encoding Same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having lipase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods for producing and using the polypeptides.06-13-2013
201301522335-FLUOROCYTOSINE AS A SEED TREATMENT AGENT TO CONTROL PLANT DISEASE - The present disclosure relates to the use of 5-fluorocytosine as a seed treatment to prevent or control plant diseases.06-13-2013
20120260370Plant Egg Cell Transcriptional Control Sequences - The present invention relates generally to transcriptional control sequences. Generally, the present invention relates to transcriptional control sequences that specifically or preferentially direct expression of a nucleotide sequence of interest in a plant egg cell. The present invention is predicated, in part, on the identification of transcriptional control sequences derived from EC1 genes which, in preferred embodiments, direct preferential expression in an egg cell of at least one plant taxon.10-11-2012
20130205450CULTIVATION OF PHOTOSYNTHETIC ORGANISMS - One aspect of the invention features a photobioreactor including at least one plate held in a frame and having a substantially flat surface, a collection tank for holding photysynthetic culture materials, a tunnel positioned at one end of the plate and arranged to conduct culture materials from the plate to the collection tank, and a pump configured to transfer culture materials from the collection tank back to the surface of the plate. In some instances, the plate is supported in a substantially horizontal orientation. In some implementations, the surface of the plate is water resistant.08-08-2013
20100319093DIG-11 INSECTICIDAL CRY TOXINS - DIG-11 Cry toxins, polynucleotides encoding such toxins, use of such toxins to control pests, and transgenic plants that produce such toxins are disclosed.12-16-2010
20100319092DIG-10 INSECTICIDAL CRY TOXINS - DIG-10 Cry toxins, polynucleotides encoding such toxins, use of such toxins to control pests, and transgenic plants that produce such toxins are disclosed.12-16-2010
20100319090METHODS FOR PRODUCING SECRETED PROTEINS - The present invention relates to a method for producing a heterologous protein secreted out of a plant cell comprising introducing into a plant cell genome a DNA encoding an amino acid sequence that comprises a glycinin signal sequence for endoplasmic reticulum transport and an amino acid sequence of a heterologous protein, wherein the signal sequence is directly fused to the amino acid sequence of the heterologous protein or one or two amino acids are inserted between the signal sequence and the amino acid sequence of the heterologous protein; and expressing the DNA.12-16-2010
20120284877Chimeric Endonucleases and Uses Thereof - The invention relates to chimeric endonucleases, comprising a endonuclease and a heterologous DNA binding domain comprising one or more Zn11-08-2012
20110283424Gene Encoding Lignan Methylation Enzyme - The present invention relates to genes for enzymes having the activity of transferring a methyl group to lignans, plants with an altered lignan composition using these methyltransferases, and so on. More particularly, the present invention relates to enzyme genes having the activity of synthesizing methylated lignans, preferably enzyme genes having the activity of synthesizing sesame-derived methylated lignans, and use thereof.11-17-2011
20110296556POLYNUCLEOTIDE MOLECULES FOR GENE REGULATION IN PLANTS - This invention provides polynucleotide molecules and methods for regulating genes in plants, e.g., by providing RNA for systemic regulation of genes. Various aspects of the invention provide polynucleotide molecules and methods for regulating endogenous genes and transgenes in a plant cell and polynucleotide molecules.12-01-2011
20110314575Plasmodium Vaccines, Antigens, Compositions and Methods - The present invention relates to the intersection of the fields of immunology and protein engineering, and particularly to antigens and vaccines useful in prevention of infection by 12-22-2011
20110314574Compositions and Methods for the Regulation of Carbohydrate Metabolism and Flowering in Plants - Compositions and methods for modulating flowering, sugar metabolism and stress response in plants are provided.12-22-2011
20110321201CaWRKYd, A HOT PEPPER TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR GENE INVOLVED IN PLANT DEFENSE AND TRANSGENIC PLANTS USING THE SAME - Disclosed herein is the novel plant-specific transcription factor gene CaWRKYd that can be induced by interaction with TMV-P12-29-2011
20120291159Azoline Compounds for Combating Invertebrate Pests - The present invention relates to azoline compounds which are useful for combating or controlling invertebrate pests, in particular arthropod pests and nematodes. The invention also relates to a method for controlling invertebrate pests by using these compounds and to plant propagation material and to an agricultural and a veterinary composition comprising said compounds.11-15-2012
20120023626Polypeptides Having Endoglucanase Activity And Polynucleotides Encoding Same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having endoglucanase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods for producing and using the polypeptides.01-26-2012
20120023624MEANS AND METHODS FOR MEDIATING PROTEIN INTERFERENCE - The present invention belongs to the field of functional proteomics and more particularly to the field of protein aggregation. The invention discloses a method for interfering with the function of a target protein and uses a non-naturally, user-designed molecule, designated as interferor, that has a specificity for a target protein and which induces aggregation upon contact with said target protein. The present invention also discloses such interferor molecules and their use in agrobiotech applications.01-26-2012
20120030841Isoxazoline compounds for combating invertebrate pests - The present invention relates to isoxazoline compounds which are useful for combating or controlling invertebrate pests, in particular arthropod pests and nematodes. The invention also relates to a method for controlling invertebrate pests by using these compounds and to plant propagation material and to an agricultural and a veterinary composition comprising said compounds.02-02-2012
20120030840MODIFICATION OF MULTIDOMAIN ENZYME FOR EXPRESSION IN PLANTS - Compositions and methods for expressing a multidomain enzyme in a plant are provided. The compositions include plants, seeds, plant tissues, and plant parts expressing a modified multidomain enzyme enzyme. The modified multidomain enzyme has a heterologous linker region that is not cleaved when the modified multidomain enzyme is expressed in a plant. In various embodiments, the linker region comprises the sequence set forth in SEQ ID NO:18, 19, or 20. Further provided are methods for producing a modified multidomain enzyme enzyme comprising cultivating plants expressing the modified multidomain enzyme. Downstream uses of transgenic plant material of the invention include agronomical and industrial uses, for example, human food, animal feed, pharmaceuticals, biofuel, industrial alcohol, fermentation feedstocks, and the like.02-02-2012
20120030839Expression and High-Throughput Screening of Complex Expressed DNA Libraries in Filamentous Fungi - The invention provides a method for the expression and subsequent screening of DNA libraries, particularly synthetic, genomic, and cDNA libraries, in filamentous fungal hosts. In particular, the invention provides vectors, host strains, and a method for the expression and screening of complex DNA libraries, including, but not limited to, combinatory (combinatorial) libraries expressing one, two or more variable constituents and/or prepared from two or more sublibraries (e.g., for the expression and screening of immunoglobulin (including fragments and derivatives of whole immunoglobulin proteins) and other receptor or complex DNA libraries or libraries of libraries). The invention is useful for the expression and screening for a large variety of proteins and protein complexes, including human proteins. The present invention also relates to novel fungal protease sequences.02-02-2012
20130198910Polypeptides Having Cellobiohydrolase Activity And Polynucleotides Encoding Same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having cellobiohydrolase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.08-01-2013
20130198911Process for the Production of Fine Chemicals - The present invention relates to a process for the production of fine chemicals in a microorganism, a plant cell, a plant, a plant tissue or parts thereof. The invention furthermore relates to nucleic acid molecules, polypeptides, nucleic acid constructs, vectors, antisense molecules, antibodies, host cells, plant tissue, propagation material, harvested material, plants, microorganisms as well as agricultural compositions and to their use.08-01-2013
20130198908NUCLEIC ACIDS ENCODING PLANT GLUTAMINE PHENYLPYRUVATE TRANSAMINASE (GPT) AND USES THEREOF - Glutamine phenylpyruvate transaminase (GPT) proteins, nucleic acid molecules encoding GPT proteins, and uses thereof are disclosed. Provided herein are various GPT proteins and GPT gene coding sequences isolated from a number of plant species. As disclosed herein, GPT proteins share remarkable structural similarity within plant species, and are active in catalyzing the synthesis of 2-hydroxy-5-oxoproline (2-oxoglutaramate), a powerful signal metabolite which regulates the function of a large number of genes involved in the photosynthesis apparatus, carbon fixation and nitrogen metabolism.08-01-2013
20130198909POLYNUCLEOTIDES AND POLYPEPTIDES IN PLANTS - The invention relates to plant transcription factor polypeptides, polynucleotides that encode them, homologs from a variety of plant species, and methods of using the polynucleotides and polypeptides to produce transgenic plants having advantageous properties compared to a reference plant. Sequence information related to these polynucleotides and polypeptides can also be used in bioinformatic search methods and is also disclosed.08-01-2013
20120036600METHOD FOR GENERATING HYPOALLERGENIC GLYCOPROTEINS IN MUTATED OR TRANSGENIC PLANTS OR PLANT CELLS, AND MUTATED OR TRANSGENIC PLANTS AND PLANT CELLS FOR GENERATING HYPOALLERGENIC GLYCOPROTEINS - Method for providing a hypoallergenic glycoprotein includes growing at least one of a mutated plant, a part of the mutated plant, plant cells produced from the mutated plant, a transgenic plant, a part of the transgenic plant and plant cells produced from the transgenic plant wherein an activity of an enzyme Golgi α-mannosidase II has been eliminated or decreased so as to obtain a grown material. The hypoallergenic glycoprotein is isolated from the grown material.02-09-2012
20120060240ISOLATED POLYNUCLEOTIDES AND POLYPEPTIDES RELATING TO LOCI UNDERLYING RESISTANCE TO SOYBEAN CYST NEMATODE AND SOYBEAN SUDDEN DEATH SYNDROME AND METHODS EMPLOYING SAME - Soybean cyst nematode and soybean sudden death syndrome resistance genes, soybean cyst nematode and soybean sudden death syndrome resistant plant lines, and methods of breeding and engineering same.03-08-2012
20130205452PAPAVER SOMNIFERUM WITH HIGH CONCENTRATION OF CODEINE - The present invention is directed to an improved poppy straw, concentrate of poppy straw and opium of 08-08-2013
20130205449Methods and Compositions for Production of Triploid Sterile Plants - Triploid sterile plant compositions and methods for production of triploid sterile plants are provided. The methods include regenerating a plant from an endosperm tissue by culturing the endosperm tissue in a series of different culture media containing certain plant growth regulators. Also provided are plants produced by the disclosed methods, as well as systems for production of the triploid sterile plants.08-08-2013
20130205451METHOD FOR INCREASING PLANT BIOMASS - The invention relates to the use of a peptide comprising a six-member ring created by the disulfide bond between two cysteines in the increase of biomass of a photosynthetic organism, for its application in the wood industry, in obtaining energy coming from renewable sources and in agriculture.08-08-2013
20120079625Method for protecting living plants from harmful insects via a sheetlike structure - The present invention provides a method for protecting living plants from harmful insects by using a sheetlike structure impregnated with an insecticide to cover the surface of the trunk, pseudotrunk, branch, root ball and/or root region of the plant. Additionally provided are living plants whose trunk, pseudotrunk, branch, root ball and/or root region surface is covered with a sheetlike structure impregnated with an insecticide. The invention also relates to a rectangular sheetlike structure impregnated with an insecticide and comprising a fastening means which, following tubular coverage of the surface of trunk, pseudotrunk or branch of a plant, allows a permanent hold thereto. It further relates to a sheetlike structure impregnated with an insecticide, in the form of a perforated sheet which has a continuous interruption between the outer and inner edges. Lastly, it also relates to the use of the sheetlike structure for protecting living plants from harmful insects.03-29-2012
20120079624METHODS FOR PLANT REGENERATION, TRANSFORMATION AND PRODUCTION OF INSECT RESISTANT TRANSGENIC OKRA - The present description concerns methods for regeneration of whole plant from the explants obtained from the 03-29-2012
20130097733Acyltransferases and Uses Thereof in Fatty Acid Production - The present invention relates to the recombinant manufacture of polyunsaturated fatty acids. Specifically, it relates to acyltransferase polypeptides, polynucleotides encoding said acyltransferases as well as vectors, host cells, non-human transgenic organisms containing said polynucletides. Moreover, the present invention contemplates methods for the manufacture of polyunsaturated fatty acids as well as oils obtained by such methods.04-18-2013
20120084886MICROBIAL PROCESS AND COMPOSITION FOR AGRICULTURAL USE - Microbial compositions comprising at least two components are disclosed. The first component comprises HYTa which is a consortium of microbes derived from fertile soils and commercial sources. The second component comprises at least one of chitin, chitosan, glucosamine and amino acids. The various microbes in HYTa are capable of fixing nitrogen, digesting proteins and other biopolymers such as chitin and chitosan, providing protection against plant pathogens and supplementing the microbial flora of soil. Also disclosed are processes where the aforementioned microbial compositions are used to treat soil, seeds, seedlings and/or plant foliage alone or in combination with chitin, chitosan, glucosamine and/or amino acids.04-05-2012
20120096599Nucleic Acid Molecules and Other Molecules Associated with Plants and Uses Thereof for Plant Improvement - Recombinant polynucleotides and recombinant polypeptides useful for improvement of plants are provided. The disclosed recombinant polynucleotides and recombinant polypeptides find use in production of transgenic plants to produce plants having improved properties.04-19-2012
20120096598TRICHODERMA STRAINS THAT INDUCE RESISTANCE TO PLANT DISEASES AND/OR INCREASE PLANT GROWTH - A method for enhancing growth of plants comprising contacting a 04-19-2012
20130212744METHOD OF REDUCING INSECT-VECTORED VIRAL INFECTIONS - The present invention is directed to methods of reducing insect-vectored viral infection and transmission in plants, methods of reducing damage to plants caused by viral infection, and methods of crop enhancement including methods for improving plant growth, vigour and yield, by application of a combination of an anthranilic bis-amide or an aminothiadiazole (ryanodine receptor modulator) insecticide and a plant activator, to compositions comprising the combinations and to plant propagation material treated therewith.08-15-2013
20130212745Polypeptides Having Endoglucanase Activity And Polynucleotides Encoding Same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having endoglucanase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.08-15-2013
20130212746Polypeptides Having Hemicellulolytic Activity And Polynucleotides Encoding Same - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having hemicellulolytic activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.08-15-2013

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