Acceleration of Plant Growth and Biomass Accumulation in Plants

Description:
Methods are provided for increasing plant growth rate, biomass and tolerance to stress by genetically engineering plants to contain and express a gene of the ascorbic acid synthesis-cell wall synthesis network (e.g. GlcUA reductase, GLOase or MIOX)

US Patent Application Publication No. 20080250526

Patent Information:
Title App Type Country Serial No. Patent No. File Date Issued Date Expire Date
Stress Tolerant Transgenic Plants Over-Expressing Genes of Ascorbic Acid Synthesis-Cell Wall US Utility *United States 11/908,551 9,000,267 5/27/2008 4/7/2015 7/16/2028
Category(s):
Agriculture
For Information, Contact:
Rob Whitehead
Senior Licensing Manager
Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.
(540) 443-9219
rwhitehead@vtip.org
Inventors:
Craig Nessler
Argelia Lorence
Boris Chevone
Pedro Mendes
Keywords:
Agriculture/Biotech
Agriculture/Expression Systems
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