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Multicellular living organisms and unmodified parts thereof and related processes August inventions list 08/10Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20100218263 - Transgenic mollusk and method for producing the same: A transgenic mollusk which can express a desired foreign gene, and a method for producing the same are disclosed. The mollusk is a transgenic mollusk into which a desired foreign gene (excluding a gene giving resistance to a virus) is introduced, which expresses the foreign gene. This transgenic mollusk can... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100218264 - Genome editing in rats using zinc-finger nucleases: Disclosed herein are methods and compositions for genome editing of one or more loci in a rat, using fusion proteins comprising a zinc-finger protein and a cleavage domain or cleavage half-domain. Polynucleotides encoding said fusion proteins are also provided, as are cells comprising said polynucleotides and fusion proteins.... Agent: Robins & Pasternak
20100218265 - Immune system mediator: The present invention discloses an isolated nucleic acid molecule encoding an ISRAA polypeptide comprising a nucleotide sequence exhibiting at least 70% homology to the sequence represented by the nucleotide sequence SEQ ID No: 1. Also disclosed is a recombinant expression vector comprising said nucleic acid molecule and an isolated polypeptide... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100218267 - Methods for producing antibodies: This invention provides methods for producing antibodies, wherein the methods comprise the step of administering an immunogen comprising both a target antigen and a background antigen to transgenic animals, into which a gene coding for the background antigen has been introduced. Since immunotolerance to the background antigens have thus been... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20100218266 - Methods of identifying and using snail1 inhibitory compounds in chondrodysplasia treatment and preparation of pharmaceutical compositions: Exemplary embodiments disclosed herein demonstrate that the Snail1 gene contributes to FGFR3 receptor signal transduction, which contributes to chondrodysplasias (achondroplasia (ACH), thanatophoric dysplasia (TD) and hypochondroplasia (HCH)). The exemplary embodiments identify Snail1 as a therapeutic and diagnostic target for chondrodysplasia, as well as the use of inhibitors thereof as drugs... Agent: Ip Patent Docketing K&l Gates LLP
20100218268 - Barley cultivar bz493-46e: A barley cultivar, designated BZ493-46e, is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of barley cultivar BZ493-46e, to the plants of barley BZ493-46e, and to methods for producing a barley plant produced by crossing barley cultivar BZ493-46e with itself or another barley variety. The invention also relates to methods for... Agent: Jondle & Associates P.C.
20100218269 - Soybean seed and oil compositions and methods of making same: Methods for obtaining soybean plants that produce seed with low linolenic acid levels and moderately increased oleic levels are disclosed. Also disclosed are methods for producing seed with low linolenic acid levels, moderately increased oleic levels and low saturated fatty acid levels. These methods entail the combination of transgenes that... Agent: Thompson Coburn, LLP
20100218270 - Tobacco plants having a mutation in a nicotine demethylase gene: The present invention generally relates to methods and materials involved in producing tobacco plants having reduced levels of conversion of nicotine to nornicotine. In certain embodiments, the invention is directed to mutations in a nicotine demethylase gene, tobacco plants comprising mutations in a nicotine demethylase gene, and tobacco compositions and... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100218274 - Constitutive promoter from oil palm: The present disclosure relates generally to gene promoters including promoters from oil palm plants, and to plants (including plants having genetic modifications) that include such promoters. The gene promoters of the present disclosure may be useful in facilitating expression of beneficial and/or desired phenotypic characteristics in plants and plant products.... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20100218272 - Long-chain trans-prenyl diphosphate synthase gene: A method for increasing the amount of trans-1,4-polyisoprene contained in a plant, and a method for effectively producing trans-1,4-polyisoprene using a plant are provided. A long-chain trans-prenyl diphosphate synthase gene that comprises DNA having at least one base sequence selected from the group consisting of a base sequence from positions... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.
20100218275 - Method for increasing salt tolerance of plant by overexpressing syfbp/sbpase gene isolated from synechocystis and plant produced by the same: The present invention relates to a method for increasing salt tolerance of a plant by overexpressing SyFBP/SBPase gene isolated from Synechocystis, a plant and seed having increased salt tolerance ability that is produced by the same method, a composition for increasing salt tolerance of a plant in which gene encoding... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20100218271 - Plants having improved characteristics and method for making the same: The present invention relates generally to the field of molecular biology and concerns a method for enhancing various economically important characteristics in plants. More specifically, the present invention concerns a method for improving yield-related traits, such as enhanced yield and/or enhanced growth, or modified content of storage compounds in plants... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, LLP
20100218273 - Yield enhancement in plants by modulation of maize mads box transcription factor silky1: Compositions and methods for modulating flower organ development, leaf formation, phototropism, apical dominance, fruit development, initiation of roots, and for increasing yield in a plant are provided. The compositions include a SILKY1 sequence. Compositions of the invention comprise amino acid sequences and nucleotide sequences selected from SEQ ID NOS: 1... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, LLP
20100218276 - Maize multidrug resistance-associated protein polynucleotides and methods of use: Compositions and methods are provided for modulating the level of phytate in plants. More specifically, the invention relates to methods of modulating the level of phytate utilizing nucleic acids comprising multidrug resistance-associated protein (MRP) nucleotide sequences to modulate the expression of MRP(s) in a plant of interest. The compositions and... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP Pioneer Hi-bred International, Inc.
20100218278 - Method for improved stress tolerance: A method of improving the vigor or yield of a crop plant is disclosed herein. The method involves introgressing a transgenic event comprising transgenes that encode an insecticidal protein and selectable marker protein into a crop plant, wherein the transgenic event and/or a protein thereof modulates in a transgenic crop... Agent: Syngenta Biotechnology, Inc. Patent Department
20100218277 - Method of plastid transformation in asteraceae, vector for use therein and plants thus obtained: The present invention relates to a method for the transformation of plastid genomes of plant species, in particular Asteraceae plant species, comprising the steps of providing a transformation vector carrying a DNA sequence of interest; subjecting a plant material, which comprises plastids, to a transformation treatment in order to allow... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20100218279 - Plant resistance to banana bunchy top virus: This invention relates to a nucleic acid construct. The construct includes a nucleic acid molecule configured to silence Banana bunchy top virus (BBTV), a 5′ DNA promoter sequence, and a 3′ terminator sequence. The nucleic acid molecule, the promoter, and the terminator are operatively coupled to permit transcription of the... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP - Patent Group
20100218280 - Defensin-encoding nucleic acid molecules derived from nicotiana alata, uses therefor and transgenic plants comprising same: The present invention provides nucleic acid molecules derived from Nicotiana alata, which encode defensin-like molecules. The present invention contemplates the use of such nucleic acid molecules in the generation of transgenic plants having resistance or at least reduced sensitivity to plant pests including insects, microorganisms, fungi and/or viruses and the... Agent: Greenlee Winner And Sullivan P C
20100218281 - Insect resistant cotton plants and methods for identifying same: The invention provides specific transgenic cotton plants, plant material and seeds, characterized in that these products harbor a specific transformation event at a specific location in the cotton genome. Tools are also provided which allow rapid and unequivocal identification of the event in biological samples.... Agent: Hunton & Williams LLP Intellectual Property Department
20100218282 - Nucleic acid molecules from rice controlling abiotic stress tolerance: The present subject matter provides a method for enhancing the abiotic stress tolerance of a plant. Polynucleotides isolated from rice (Oryza sativa) and encoding polypeptides for abiotic stress tolerance are also described.... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P.A.
20100218283 - Polynucleotides encoding isoprenoid modifying enzymes and methods of use thereof: The present invention provides isolated nucleic acids comprising nucleotide sequences encoding isoprenoid modifying enzymes, as well as recombinant vectors comprising the nucleic acids. The present invention further provides genetically modified host cells comprising a subject nucleic acid or recombinant vector. The present invention further provides a transgenic plant comprising a... Agent: Uc Berkeley - Otl Bozicevic, Field & Francis LLP08/19/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. inventions list
20100212029 - Novel assays utilizing nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunits: The present invention is in the field of identification and characterization of novel insecticidal target sites and, in particular, relates to host cells, assays and antibodies thereto.... Agent: Dow Agrosciences LLC
20100212030 - Use of n-terminal and c-terminal proteomics technology to enhance protein therapeutics and diagnostics: The present invention provides a novel method for stabilizing proteins, by first identifying the proteolytic sites using N- or C-terminal technology, followed by modification of said sites in order to create stabilized proteins, no longer subject to proteolytic cleavage. the method of the invention immediately provides the user with the... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100212032 - Compositions and methods for the efficient and reproducible generation of clone animals of all developmental stages and methods of use thereof: Compositions and methods are provided for the efficient and reproducible generation of clone animals of all developmental stages. Also provided are methods of use of the same in reproductive and therapeutic cloning protocols.... Agent: Dann, Dorfman, Herrell & Skillman
20100212031 - Method for improving efficiencies in livestock production: A method for improving efficiencies in livestock production comprises grouping livestock animals, such as cattle and pigs, during the period of their retention in a feeding facility according to the genetic predisposition of individual livestock animals to deposit fat, and then feeding the animals in each group substantially uniformly. Such... Agent: Riches, Mckenzie & Herbert, LLP
20100212034 - Method for producing unsaturated omega-3-fatty acids in transgenic organisms: The present invention relates to nucleic acid sequences coding for polypeptides with ω-3-desaturase activity. The invention furthermore relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors and organisms comprising at least one nucleic acid sequence according to the invention, at least one vector comprising the nucleic acid sequence and/or the nucleic acid constructs,... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, LLP
20100212033 - Novel ubiquitin lifases as therapeutic tragets: The present invention relates to the discovery, identification and characterization of nucleotides that encode novel substrate-targeting subunits of ubiquitin ligases. The invention encompasses nucleotides encoding novel substrate-targeting subunits of ubiquitin ligases: FBP1, FBP2, FBP3, FBP4, FBP5, FBP6, FBP7, FBP8, FBP9, FBP10, FBP11, FBP12, FBP13, FBP14, FBP15, FBP16, FBP17, FBP18, FBP19,... Agent: Jones Day
20100212035 - Compositions and methods for producing transgenic mammals having recombinant immunoglobulin loci: The invention provides methods for the production of transgenic animals comprising a recombinant Ig locus, as well as transgenic antibodies derived therefrom. The methods involve meganuclease cleavage-stimulated homologous recombination in mammalian embryos.... Agent: Arnold & Porter LLP Attn:IPDocketing Dept.
20100212037 - Mia-2 protein: The present invention relates to the human and murine melanoma inhibitory activity protein-2 (MIA-2) and to the nucleic acids encoding said proteins including a method for producing such proteins by recombinant techniques. The invention also relates to methods for utilizing such proteins for tissue regeneration, tumor treatment including to control... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.
20100212036 - Selective inhibition of histone deacetylases 1 and 2 as a treatment for cardiac hypertrophy: The present invention provides for methods of treating and preventing cardiac hypertrophy. Class I HDACs, which are known to participate in regulation of chromatin structure and gene expression, have generally been considered as pro-hypertrophic in their action. However, the present invention demonstrates that inhibition of certain Class I HDACs should... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.
20100212039 - Infertility control of genetically modified fish: A method of inducing male and/or female infertility in a genetically modified (GM) fish is disclosed. Also disclosed is a method of generating an infertile GM fish with a phenotype and/or genotype of interest. The method involves generation of a GM fish whose genome comprises a foreign transgene operably linked... Agent: Ipc Intellectual Property Connections, Inc.
20100212038 - Transgenic fish with tissue-specific expression: Disclosed are transgenic fish, and a method of making transgenic fish, which express transgenes in stable and predictable tissue- or developmentally-specific patterns. The transgenic fish contain transgene constructs with homologous expression sequences. Also disclosed are methods of using such transgenic fish. Such expression of transgenes allow the study of developmental... Agent: Patent Correspondence Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
20100212040 - Isolation of living cells and preparation of cell lines based on detection and quantification of preselected cellular ribonucleic acid sequences: The invention is directed to reliable and efficient detection of mRNAs as well as other RNAs in living cells and its use to identify and, if desired, separate cells based on their desired characteristics. Such methods greatly simplify and reduce the time necessary to carry out previously-known procedures, and offers... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP
20100212043 - Method for the selection of plants with specific mutations: The present invention relates to a method for the provision of mutagenised populations by the introduction of mutations by chemically and or physically mutagens in a selected region of the genome of a plant and the subsequent selection of inheritable mutations by analysis of at least one section of a... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20100212044 - Pearl millet line 53-1-1 with pp3 gene and all derivatives produced by any method: The invention relates to a pearl millet plant, seed, variety, parental line and hybrid. More specifically the invention relates to a pearl millet plant having a mutant allele that increases purple pigmentation in many plant parts. The invention relates to crossing inbreds, varieties, and hybrids containing the purple allele to... Agent: Mckee, Voorhees & Sease, P.L.C
20100212041 - Plants having increased yield and a method for making the same: The present invention concerns a method for increasing plant yield by modulating expression in a plant of a nucleic acid encoding a synovial sarcoma translocation (SYT) polypeptide or a homologue thereof. One such method comprises introducing into a plant a SYT nucleic acid or variant thereof. The invention also relates... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, LLP
20100212042 - Strain of brown mushrooms for commercial production: Hybrid Agaricus bisporus mushroom strains having one or more genetic characteristics of a wild mushroom strain deposited under ATCC accession No. PTA-6903 or a progeny thereof and having specified physical and genetic characteristics are disclosed along with methods of producing brown mushrooms for commercial use.... Agent: Cooley LLP Attn: Patent Group
20100212045 - Fatty acid desaturases from fungi: The invention relates generally to methods and compositions concerning fungal desaturase enzymes that modulate the number and location of double bonds in long chain poly-unsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFA's). In Particular, the invention relates to methods and compositions for improving omega-3 fatty acid profiles in plant products and parts using desaturase... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20100212047 - Compositions isolated from forage grasses and methods for their use: Isolated polynucleotides encoding polypeptides active in lignin, fructan and tannin biosynthetic pathways are provided, together with expression vectors and host cells comprising such isolated polynucleotides. Methods for the use of such polynucleotides and polypeptides are also provided.... Agent: Speckman Law Group PLLC
20100212046 - Promotor sequence and gene construct for increasing crop yield in tomato: The present invention relates to a SP3D promotor sequence, capable of directing transcription of a downstream SP3D gene that is operably linked to said promotor sequence, wherein the promotor sequence is derived from a species of the Solanaceae family having a sympodial index of 2, for reducing sympodial index in... Agent: The Nath Law Group
20100212048 - Methods for coupling resistance alleles in tomato: A Lycopersicon esculentum plant comprising within its genome at least one tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) resistance allele and at least one root knot nematode resistance allele, characterized in that the resistance alleles are present in coupling phase at different loci on one chromosome and in that the plant... Agent: Arnold & Porter LLP
20100212049 - Compositions and methods of use of response regulators: Methods and compositions for modulating plant development are provided. Methods employing type A Response Regulators (RR) are provided. The type A RR sequences are used in a variety of methods including modulating root development, modulating leaf and/or shoot development, modulating shoot regeneration from callus, modulating tolerance under abiotic stress, modulating... Agent: Pioneer Hi-bred International, Inc.
20100212050 - Plants over-expressing pme: The present invention relates to compositions and methods for over-expressing pectin methylesterases (PMEs), particularly type 1 PMEs (PME1s), in plants while maintaining growth as compated to the wild type. The plants of the invention have improved properties compared to the wild type, particularly improved resistance to salinity.... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.
20100212051 - High lysine maize compositions and methods for detection thereof: Disclosed herein are assays for detecting the presence of a lysine-increasing transgenic event based on the DNA sequence of the exogenous DNA construct inserted into the maize genome and of genomic sequences flanking the insertion site. Also provided are transgenic plants having a novel exogenous DNA construct that expresses a... Agent: Howrey LLP08/12/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. inventions list
20100205678 - Oocyte spindle-associated factors improve somatic cell cloning: The invention pertains to the discovery that the presence of oocyte spindle associated factors in an enucleated oocyte improves oocyte quality and subsequently nuclear transfer. In particular, it was discovered that maintaining oocyte spindle factors in the oocyte after enucleation improves oocyte quality for use in nuclear transfer methodology.... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20100205679 - Animals, cells and methods for production of detectably-labeled antibodies: Genetically-modified mammals and immune cells are provided which are capable of producing or secreting detectably-labeled immunoglobulin molecules as a result of genetic modifications of at least one immunoglobulin gene in the genome thereof, such that a fusion polynucleotide encoding a detectable protein or peptide and an immunoglobulin component molecule is... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20100205680 - Mammary gland- specific human erytheropoietin expression vector, transgenic animal and method for producing human erythropoietin using same: The present invention provides a mammary gland-specific human erythropoietin expression (hEPO) vector, transgenic animal and method for producing human erythropoietin using the same. The inventive hEPO-expressing transgenic animals express a mammary gland-specific EPO at an extremely higher concentration than the convention method. The hEPO produced from inventive transgenic animals shows... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20100205682 - Humanized immunoglobulin loci: The present invention concerns methods and means to produce humanized antibodies from transgenic non-human animals. The invention specifically relates to novel immunoglobulin heavy and light chain constructs, recombination and transgenic vectors useful in making transgenic non-human animals expressing humanized antibodies, transgenic animals, and humanized immunoglobulin preparations.... Agent: Arnold & Porter LLP Attn:IPDocketing Dept.
20100205681 - Prognostic marker for breast cancer and composition for inducing obesity comprising hccr-1: A prognostic marker for breast cancer and a composition for inducing obesity are provided, wherein said marker and said composition comprise HCCR-1.... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm
20100205683 - Method for enabling stable expression of transgene: This invention relates to a method for stably expressing a transgene integrated into the genome of an animal cell or of an animal over a long period. Specifically, this invention provides: an approximately 2.5 kb XhoI-BamHI fragment (or XB fragment) derived from the Evx2-Hoxd13 intergenic region of the animal genome,... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20100205684 - Chicken embryonic stem cell and method for evaluation thereof: A chicken embryonic stem cell is established, which stably has pluripotency and an ability of being differentiated into a germ cell. For evaluating on whether or not the chicken embryonic stem cell can be applied to genetic modification technique, detection is made on a protein which serves as an indicator... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (general) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20100205685 - Injecting drosophila embryos: The present invention provides systems that allow reliable multiplexed transformation of Drosophila embryos. The present invention provides methods and reagents that allow preparation of injection-quality nucleic acid samples and that allow simultaneous preparation of multiple such samples. The present invention provides systems for simultaneous processing of multiple injected embryos. The... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
20100205686 - Herbicide resistant sorghum: Sorghum genotypes that exhibit resistance to dinitroanaline herbicides are disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of sorghum genotypes with resistance to dinitroanaline herbicides, to the plants of sorghum genotypes with resistance to dinitroanaline herbicides, to plant parts of sorghum genotypes with resistance to dinitroanaline herbicides and to methods for... Agent: Jondle & Associates P.C.
20100205687 - Lettuce cultivar 10-0702022-b: A lettuce cultivar, designated 10-0702022-B, is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of lettuce cultivar 10-0702022-B, to the plants of lettuce cultivar 10-0702022-B and to methods for producing a lettuce plant by crossing the cultivar 10-0702022-B with itself or another lettuce cultivar. The invention further relates to methods for... Agent: Jondle & Associates P.C.
20100205688 - Increasing tolerance of plants to low light conditions: Methods and materials for modulating (e.g., increasing or decreasing) low light tolerance in plants are disclosed. For example, nucleic acids encoding polypeptides that confer plants with tolerance to low light are disclosed as well as methods for using such nucleic acids to transform plant cells. Also disclosed are plants having... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100205691 - Nucleotide sequences regulating gene expression and constructs and methods utilizing same: Novel plant derived regulatory sequences and constructs and methods of using such sequences for directing expression of exogenous polynucleotide sequences in plants are provided... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.
20100205689 - 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 various economically important yield-related traits in plants. More specifically, the present invention concerns a method for enhancing yield-related traits in plants by modulating expression in a plant of a nucleic acid encoding a... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, LLP
20100205690 - Plants with increased yield: The present invention disclosed herein provides a method for producing a plant with increased yield as compared to a corresponding wild type plant comprising increasing or generating one or more activities in a plant or a part thereof. The present invention further relates to nucleic acids enhancing or improving one... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, LLP
20100205692 - Regulatory sequences for expressing gene products in plant reproductive tissue: Expression cassettes causing specific regulatory control of transgene expression in plants, wherein the expression cassettes include regulatory sequences from the MADS gene family for expression of recombinant gene products in the reproductive tissue of plants for the purpose of generating abiotic stress tolerant plants.... Agent: Syngenta Biotechnology, Inc. Patent Department
20100205693 - Promoters for regulation of gene expression in plant roots: The present invention is directed to promoters isolated from maize and functional equivalents thereto. The promoters of the present invention have particular utility in driving root-specific expression of heterologous genes that impart increased agronomic, horticultural and/or pesticidal characteristics to a given transgenic plant. The present invention is also drawn to... Agent: Syngenta Biotechnology, Inc. Patent Department
20100205694 - Dwf4 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.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100205696 - Novel herbicide resistance gene: The subject invention provides novel polynucleotides and polypeptides encoding a methyltransferase. The subject invention provides novel plants that express the methyltrasferase disclosed herein and are resistant to auxin-based herbicides. The subject invention also provides transgenic plants have been transformed with one or more other herbicide resistance genes such that the... Agent: Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik A Professional Association
20100205695 - Promoters for regulation of gene expression in plant roots: The present invention is directed to promoters isolated from maize and functional equivalents thereto. The promoters of the present invention have particular utility in driving root-specific expression of heterologous genes that impart increased agronomic, horticultural and/or pesticidal characteristics to a given transgenic plant. The present invention is also drawn to... Agent: Syngenta Biotechnology, Inc. Patent Department08/05/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. inventions list
20100199360 - Enhancer-containing gene trap vectors for random and targeted gene trapping: The present invention relates to a novel class of gene trap vector (enhanced gene trap vectors, eGTV) for efficiently identifying silent or weakly expressed target genes in mammalian genomes, methods of their production and methods for identifying and mutating target genes by using the enhanced gene trap vectors. The gene... Agent: Briscoe, Kurt G. Norris Mclaughlin & Marcus, Pa
20100199361 - Role of proteoglycans in drug dependence: The invention provides methods of preventing or treating drug addiction, or ameliorating the craving for an addictive drug, as well as compounds, peptides, and pharmaceutical compositions that may be used to prevent or treat drug addiction or ameliorate the craving for an addictive drug. The invention also provides methods for... Agent: Douglas C Murdock A P C C/o Virtual Staff Inc
20100199362 - Wnt ligands involved in blood-brain barrier development and uses therefor: Provided are methods of diagnosing and treating vascular disorders of the CNS or disorders of the blood-brain barrier comprising the use of Wnt ligands involved in the canonical Wnt signaling pathway.... Agent: Foley Hoag, LLP (w/huv Hmv) Patent Group
20100199365 - Desaturases and methods for producing polyunsaturated fatty acids in transgenic organisms: The present invention relates to polynucleotides from Helobdella robusta, Laccaria bicolor, Lottia gigantea, Microcoleus chthonoplastes, Monosiga brevicollis, Mycosphaerella fijiensis, Mycospaerella graminicola, Naegleria gruberi, Nectria haematococca, Nematostella vectensis, Phycomyces blakesleeanus, Trichoderma resii, Physcomitrella patens, Postia placenta, Selaginella moellendorffii and Microdochium nivale, which code for desaturases and which can be employed for... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, LLP
20100199363 - Enzymes for degrading herbicides: The present invention relates to a new type of enzyme which is able to degrade amine-containing herbicides such as glyphosate and glufosinate, as well as polynucleotides encoding these enzymes. The invention also relates to transgenic plants producing these enzymes which are resistant to an amine-containing herbicide activity. In addition, the... Agent: Bozicevic, Field & Francis LLP
20100199364 - Tnf superfamily collectin fusion proteins: The present invention refers to a fusion protein comprising a TNF-superfamily (TNFSF) cytokine or a receptor binding domain thereof fused to a collectin trimerization domain, to a nucleic acid molecule encoding the fusion protein, and to a cell comprising the nucleic acid molecule. The fusion protein is present as a... Agent: Howrey LLP-ca
20100199366 - Gene therapy using transposon-based vectors: Methods and compositions are presented for the administration of transposon based vectors to an animal or human to provide gene therapy to the animal or human.... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP
20100199368 - Bcl-2-modifying factor (bmf) sequences and their use in modulating apoptosis: The present invention relates generally to novel molecules capable of, inter alia, modulating apoptosis in mammalian cells and to genetic sequences encoding same. More particularly, the present invention relates to a novel member of the Bcl-2 family of proteins, referred to herein as “Bmf”, and to genetic sequences encoding same... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20100199367 - Manganese superoxide dismutase exon 3-deleted isoforms and nucleic acid molecules encoding the isoforms: A new isoform of manganese superoxide dismutase (MnSOD) and polynucleotides encoding it have been identified. This isoform, MnSOD E3(−), is a splice variant lacking exon 3 of the full length MnSOD. The polypeptide can be expressed using appropriate host cells. Modulation of either the expression of the polynucleotides of the... Agent: Fox Rothschild LLP Princeton Pike Corporate Center
20100199369 - Alteration of plant embryo/endosperm size during seed development: Isolated polynucleotides and recombinant constructs comprising such fragments useful for altering embryo/endosperm size during seed development are disclosed along with a method of controlling embryo/endosperm size during seed development in plants using such recombinant constructs.... Agent: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company Legal Patent Records Center
20100199370 - Means and methods of producing fruits with high levels of anthocyanins and flavonols: The invention includes means and methods for providing an AFT gene encoding a protein characterized by at least 80% identity with the amino acid sequence shown in FIG. 9 (LA1996; SEQ ID NO:37) having been genetically introgressed into cultivated tomato plants or elite lines. The AFT gene confers higher concentrations... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco Pl
20100199371 - Novel glyphosate-n-acetyltransferase (gat) genes: Novel proteins are provided herein, including proteins capable of catalyzing the acetylation of glyphosate and other structurally related proteins. Also provided are novel polynucleotides capable of encoding these proteins, compositions that include one or more of these novel proteins and/or polynucleotides, recombinant cells and transgenic plants comprising these novel compounds,... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP Pioneer Hi-bred International, Inc.
20100199372 - Pasture, forage and seed production technology through pod and leaf retention on annuals of the medicago genus (annual medics): The present invention relates to improved cultivars, varieties, lines or plants of annual medics (Medicago genus) wherein the majority of seed pods, upon reaching maturity, remain attached to their respective pedicels. In particular, the present invention relates to improved cultivars, varieties, lines or plants of annual medics (Medicago genus), having... Agent: Klauber & Jackson
20100199373 - Soy compositions having improved organoleptic properties and methods of generation: The present invention provides soy meat compositions with improved organoleptic properties and methods of identifying soybeans with improved organoleptic qualities. The invention also provides methods for producing soy compositions with improved organoleptic properties and for creating plants producing soybeans with such characteristics.... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20100199374 - Novel polygalacturonases and their uses: The present invention relates to nucleotide sequences of novel Solanum polygalacturonases. The nucleotide sequences may be used in marker assisted breeding, TILLING or in transgenic plants for the production of plants with a positional sterile phenotype due to non-dehiscent anthers.... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
20100199375 - Refined plant transformation: The present invention provides methods for producing transgenic plants based on an optimized transfer of DNA from Agrobacterium to plant cells, and/or on an optimized integration of the transferred DNAs into plant cell genomes. It also provides Agrobacterium-transformation vectors that can be used to limit or eliminate the transfer of... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20100199380 - 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 various economically important yield-related traits in plants. More specifically, the present invention concerns a method for enhancing yield-related traits in plants by modulating expression in a plant of a nucleic acid encoding a... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, LLP
20100199381 - 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 various economically important yield-related traits in plants. More specifically, the present invention concerns a method for enhancing yield-related traits in plants by modulating expression in a plant of a nucleic acid encoding a... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, LLP
20100199379 - Plants having enhanced yield-related traits and/or increased abiotic stress resistance, and a method for making the same: The present invention relates generally to the field of molecular biology and concerns a method for enhancing various economically important yield-related traits in plants. More specifically, the present invention concerns a method for enhancing yield-related traits in plants by modulating expression in a plant of a nucleic acid encoding a... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, LLP
20100199382 - Plants having increased 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 increasing various plant yield-related traits by increasing expression in a plant of: (i) a nucleic acid sequence encoding a Growth-RegulatingFactor (GRF) polypeptide; and of (ii) a nucleic acid sequence encoding a synovial sarcoma translocation... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, LLP
20100199376 - Protein involved in restoration of cytoplasmic male sterility to fertility and gene encoding the protein and gene: The object of the present invention is to isolate Rf gene, particularly Rf1 gene derived from radish, and identify its structure. The present invention provides a protein involved in restoration of a cytoplasmic male sterile individual to fertility which has 14 or more pentatricopeptide repeat (hereafter may be abbreviated to... Agent: Greenlee Winner And Sullivan P C
20100199378 - Shade tolerance in plants: Materials and Methods for increasing shade tolerance in plants are disclosed. For example, nucleic acids encoding shade-tolerance polypeptides are disclosed as well as methods for using such nucleic acids to transform plant cells. Also disclosed are plants having increased shade tolerance and plant products produced from plants having increased shade... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100199377 - Ubiquitin regulatory nucleic acids, vectors, and methods of using same: The invention is directed to a soybean polyubiquitin promoter, polyubiquitin terminator, sequences which hybridize to same and functional fragments thereof. The regulatory element of the invention provide improved expression in plants of operably linked nucleotide sequences. Expression vectors with the regulatory element is the subject of the invention, which may... Agent: Patricia A. Sweeney
20100199383 - Novel bacillus thuringiensis gene with coleopteran activity: The invention provides nucleic acids, and variants and fragments thereof, obtained from strains of Bacillus thuringiensis encoding polypeptides having pesticidal activity against insect pests, including Coleoptera. Particular embodiments of the invention provide isolated nucleic acids encoding pesticidal proteins, pesticidal compositions, DNA constructs, and transformed microorganisms and plants comprising a nucleic... Agent: Pioneer Hi-bred International, Inc.
20100199384 - Method for producing yellow flower by controlling flavonoid synthetic pathway: There is provided a gene coding for the amino acid sequence listed as SEQ ID NO: 2 or SEQ ID NO: 70, for example. Co-expression of the 4′CGT gene and AS gene in a plant lacking natural aurone synthesis ability is carried out to successfully accumulate aurones and alter the... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)
20100199386 - Control of cold-induced sweetening and reduction of acrylamide levels in potato or sweet potato: The present invention is directed to methods and compositions to eliminate cold storage-induced sweetening of potato or sweet potato. The invention is accomplished in part by silencing the vacuolar acid invertase gene using RNAi technology. The resulting potatoes withstand cold storage without significant hexogenesis, producing potatoes or sweet potatoes that... Agent: Lisa Mueller C/o Polsinelli Shughart PC
20100199385 - Methods and materials for increasing starch biosynthesis in plants: The subject invention concerns materials and methods for providing plants or plant tissue with increased starch biosynthesis. Increased starch biosynthesis provides for increased yield. One aspect of the invention concerns polynucleotides that encode a mutant plant large subunit of AGPase. In one embodiment, a polynucleotide of the invention encodes a... Agent: Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik A Professional Association
20100199387 - Gene having endoreduplication promoting activity: This invention is intended to identify a gene that regulates endoreduplication in a plant and to use such gene for breeding aimed at increasing the crop size. This invention provides a gene encoding an Arabidopsis thaliana-derived protein having an amino acid sequence as shown in SEQ ID NO: 2, 4,... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100199388 - Transgenic plants with increased stress tolerance and yield: Polynucleotides are disclosed which are capable of enhancing a growth, yield under water-limited conditions, and/or increased tolerance to an environmental stress of a plant transformed to contain such polynucleotides. Also provided are methods of using such polynucleotides and transgenic plants and agricultural products, including seeds, containing such polynucleotides as transgenes.... Agent: Basf Corporation
20100199389 - Targeted 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.... Agent: Robins & Pasternak
20100199391 - Anti-malaria vaccine compositions and uses thereof: The present invention relates to a polypeptide in which: (i) the N-terminal sequence includes the polypeptide sequence of the GBSSI (Granule Bound Starch Synthase I) or a derivative or fragment thereof, wherein said polypeptide sequence can bind to starch; and (ii) the C-terminal sequence includes a polypeptide sequence coding for... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP
20100199390 - Molecular marker associated with cmv resistance and use thereof: The present invention relates to a cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) resistance-associated molecular marker and the use thereof, and more particularly to a nucleic acid consisting of nucleotide sequence having a very high association with the CMV-resistant character of plants, a primer comprising a partial nucleotide sequence of the nucleic acid,... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20100199392 - Thin-skinned chile pepper variety: An improved Anaheim-type chile pepper cultivar having a fruit characterized by a relatively thin skin in comparison to other Anaheim-type chile pepper cultivars, such that mechanized peeling of fruit results in an average recovery, excluding skin, seed, and placenta, that is at least 5% higher in comparison to the peeling... Agent: Quarles & Brady LLPPrevious industry: Interactive video distribution systems
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