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9029637 Cambium/xylem-preferred promoters and uses thereof  
The present invention relates to nucleic acid molecules corresponding to regulatory portions of genes whose expression is predominant in cambium and/or xylem. The invention also relates to...
9024111 Methods and materials for deconstruction of biomass for biofuels production  
The present invention relates to nucleic acids, peptides, vectors, cells, and plants useful in the production of biofuels. In certain embodiments, the invention relates to nucleic acid sequences...
9018448 Woody plants having improved growth characteristics and method for making the same  
The present invention pertains to a novel and extensive analytical platform for selecting genes with a possible commercial phenotype from a large group of candidate genes identified using tools in...
9012729 Process of producing male sterile monocotyledonous plants  
The present invention relates to a process of producing male sterile monocotyledonous plants by introducing into said plants fragments of a nucleotide sequence coding for a protein which provides...
9006513 Preparation and use of plant embryo explants for transformation  
The present invention relates to excision of explant material comprising meristematic tissue from seeds, and storage of such material prior to subsequent use in plant tissue culture and genetic...
9006515 Pollen preferred promoters and methods of use  
Compositions and methods for regulating expression of heterologous nucleotide sequences in a plant are provided. Compositions include nucleotide sequences encompasses a strong pollen preferred...
9000262 ETO1 genes and use of same for reduced ethylene and improved stress tolerance in plants  
The invention provides isolated ethylene over-producer 1 (ETO1) nucleic acid molecules which are associated with ethylene production in plants and their encoded proteins. The present invention...
8993846 Vectors and methods for improved plant transformation efficiency  
Methods and compositions for improved bacterial-mediated plant transformation are provided. The methods generally allow plant transformation with reduced vector backbone integration and a high...
8993840 Sucrose transporter genes for increasing plant seed lipids  
This invention relates to polynucleotide sequences encoding SUT2 or SUT4 sucrose transporter genes. Methods for increasing seed oil content and evaluating increased oil content in a plant seed are...
8993844 Production of spider silk protein in corn  
Methods for the production of synthetic spider silk-like proteins in corn endosperm or plant shoot tissue are provided. The present invention provides further methods for the identification of...
8987554 Cotton plant with seed-specific reduction in gossypol  
A method is disclosed for reducing the level of gossypol in cottonseed. The method generally includes selectively inducing RNA gene silencing in the seed of a transgenic cotton plant, to interfere...
8987553 Modulation of ACC synthase improves plant yield under low nitrogen conditions  
The invention provides methods for improving plant yield, particularly under nitrogen limiting conditions. According to the invention, applicants have discovered that modulating ACC synthase...
8987557 Promoters and methods thereof  
A promoter, which may be used to transform a plant and/or express a gene substantially uniformly in substantially all organs and/or tissues of a plant, and which may include a constitutive...
8981188 Production 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...
8965564 Method and computer program product for distinguishing and sorting seeds containing a genetic element of interest  
In various embodiments, the present invention comprises associating a marker with at least some of the seeds containing a genetic element of interest of the bulk sample, exciting the seeds using...
8962916 Viral promoter, truncations thereof, and methods of use  
The present disclosure provides compositions and methods for regulating expression of heterologous nucleotide sequences in a plant. Compositions include a novel nucleotide sequence for a promoter....
8952216 Plant promoter operable in basal endosperm transfer layer of endosperm and uses thereof  
The present invention provides an isolated promoter or an active fragment or derivative thereof capable of conferring selective expression on a gene to which it is operably connected in the...
8946399 Pathogen-inducible synthetic promoter  
The invention relates to a pathogen-inducible synthetic promoter which is suitable for regulating the transcription of a nucleic acid, and includes a minimal promoter, characterized in that the...
8940961 Plant transformed with hardy (HRD) gene having enhanced drought tolerance  
Transgenic plants with novel phenotypes, especially plants with enhanced drought and pathogen resistance. Provided are transgenic crop plants having integrated in their genome a chimeric gene,...
8937214 Methods and compositions for expression of transgenes in plants  
Transgenic plants are provided comprising a plurality of transgenes comprised in a single locus. In certain aspects, 7 or more transgenes may be expressed from a first locus. Methods are provided...
8933296 Dominant gene suppression transgenes and methods of using same  
Pairs of plants are provided in which complementing constructs result in suppression of a parental phenotype in the progeny. Methods to generate and maintain such plants and methods of use of said...
8933302 Jatropha curcas curcin genes, tissue-specific promoters and generation of curcin-deficient transgenic Jatropha plants  
The present invention relates to the isolation of Jatropha curcas curcin genes and tissue-specific promoters and to the production of curcin-deficient Jatropha plants. More specifically, the...
8927702 Solanum bulbocastanum polyubiquitin Bul409 promoter and uses thereof  
The present invention relates to isolated Solanum Bulbocastanum Bul409 promoter sequences and uses thereof. An exemplary embodiment provides an isolated plant Bul409 promoter comprising a nucleic...
8927811 Plants with enhanced size and growth rate  
Polynucleotides and polypeptides incorporated into expression vectors have been introduced into plants and were ectopically expressed. The polypeptides of the invention regulate transcription in...
8927805 MSCA1 nucleotide sequences impacting plant male fertility and method of using same  
Nucleotide sequences of a Msca1 gene, critical to male fertility in plants are described, with DNA molecule and amino acid sequences set forth. Promoter sequences and their essential regions are...
8921656 Solanum bulbocastanum polyubiquitin Bul427 promoter and uses thereof  
The present invention relates to isolated Solanum Bulbocastanum Bul427 promoter sequences and uses thereof. An exemplary embodiment provides an isolated plant Bul427 promoter comprising a nucleic...
8921657 Expression cassettes for endosperm-specific expression in plants  
The present invention relates to an expression cassette for regulating seed-specific expression of a polynucleotide of interest, said expression cassette comprising a transcription regulating...
8916377 Root-preferred promoter and methods of use  
The present invention provides compositions and methods for regulating expression of heterologous nucleotide sequences in a plant. Compositions include a novel nucleotide sequence for a promoter...
8912395 Generation of plants with altered protein, fiber, or oil content  
The present invention is directed to plants that display an improved oil quantity phenotype or an improved meal quality phenotype due to altered expression of an IMQ nucleic acid. The invention is...
8907164 Regulating nutrient allocation in plants  
The invention provides coding and promoter sequences for a VS-1 and AP-2 gene, which affects the developmental process of senescence in plants. Vectors, transgenic plants, seeds, and host cells...
8889950 Repression of AtGLR3.2 increases plant biomass  
The present invention relates to methods that may be used to improve or modify nutrient sensing, absorption, metabolism, root growth, stomatal conductance, N use efficiency, C and N metabolism,...
8878006 Plants 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...
8878003 Storage-induced promoter  
A promoter with an organ-specific activity in plants. The promoter is characterized in that it exhibits greater activity in the storage organs of plants than in other organs of said plants and...
8871998 Method for producing chrysanthemum plant having petals containing modified anthocyanin  
Disclosed are a method for controlling flavonoid synthesis in a chrysanthemum plant or non-chrysanthemum plant by genetic recombination technology using a transcriptional regulatory region useful...
8865971 Methods of transforming somatic cells of maize haploid embryos  
Methods for producing homozygous plants, seeds, and plant cells are provided. The methods comprise transforming a somatic cell of a maize haploid embryo with a polynucleotide of interest and...
8853491 Transgenic 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...
8847016 Rice promoters  
The invention provides several promoters isolated from Oryza sativa, which promoters are capable of driving and/or regulating the expression of an operably linked nucleic acid in a plant. The...
8847015 Rice promoters  
The invention provides several promoters isolated from Oryza sativa, which promoters are capable of driving and/or regulating the expression of an operably linked nucleic acid in a plant. The...
8829275 Methods 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...
8822759 GL9 transcriptional control sequences  
The present invention relates to transcriptional control sequences derived from GL9 genes, wherein the transcriptional control sequences direct specific or preferential expression of an operably...
8809630 Polynucleotides 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...
8809626 Trichome specific promoters  
Trichome specific plant promoters are provided herein. Also provided are transgenic cells and organisms, especially plant cell and plants, comprising an trichome specific promoter and methods for...
8802929 MIR164 gene that controls plant root system development and fertility and use thereof  
A rice microRNA, miR164 gene, that controls plant root system development and fertility, is obtained through gene isolation, cloning and function verification. Uses of a nucleic acid fragment...
8796507 MEG1 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...
8796510 Polynucleotides 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...
8791330 Expression regulatory elements  
The present invention relates generally to an expression regulatory element operable in plants which includes oil palm, and in particular to an expression regulatory element operable selectively...
8785722 Dominant gene suppression transgenes and methods of using same  
Pairs of plants are provided in which complementing constructs result in suppression of a parental phenotype in the progeny. Methods to generate and maintain such plants, and methods of use of...
8778672 Somatic ovule specific promoter and methods of use  
Compositions and methods for regulating expression of heterologous nucleotide sequences in a plant are provided. Compositions include nucleotide sequences for an Arabidopsis thaliana nucellar...
8779238 Floral dip method for transformation of camelina  
The present invention provides methods for transforming Camelina plants. In particular, the present invention relates to transforming Camelina sativa plants through contacting the plants to a...
8765929 Promoter for use in transformation of algae  
The objective of the present invention is to provide a transformation method that is applicable to a wide variety of species of algae with high efficiency. The promoter of the present invention is...