WIPO publishes Monsanto patent for 'transgenic plants with enhanced traits'

GENEVA , October 25, 2013 () – Publication No. WO/2013/158227 was published on Oct. 24.



Inventors: Mark Scott Abad (US), Pranesh Badami (US), Amarjit Basra (US), Erin Bell (US), Christopher P. Bonin (US), Paolo Castiglioni (US), Eric R. Cerny (US), Jaishree M. Chittoor-Vijayanath (US), Paul Chomet (US), Todd Dezwaan (US), Stephen Duff (US), Michael D. Edgerton (US), Barry S. Goldman (US), Balasulojini (Bala) Karunanandaa (US), Kempagangaiah Krishnamurthy (US), Ping Li (US), Adrian A. Lund (US), Linda Lutfiyya (US), Thomas M. Malvar (US), Donald E. Nelson (US), Monnanda S. Rajani (US), Dhanalakshmi Ramchandra (US), Thomas G. Ruff (US), Sara Salvador (US), S. Sangeetha (US), Char Shobha (US), Jeffrey M. Staub (US), Virginia Ursin (US), Tyamagondlu V. Venkatesh (US), Kammaradi R. Vidya (US), Xiaoyun Wu (US), Sean Yang (US) and Jianmin Zhao (US).

According to the abstract* posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization: "This disclosure provides transgenic plants having enhanced traits such as increased yield, increased nitrogen use efficiency and enhanced drought tolerance; propagules, progeny and field crops of such transgenic plants; and methods of making and using such transgenic plants. This disclosure also provides methods of producing hybrid seed from such transgenic plants, growing such seed and selecting progeny plants with enhanced traits. Also disclosed are transgenic plants with altered phenotypes which are useful for screening and selecting transgenic events for the desired enhanced trait."

The patent was filed on March 6 under Application No. PCT/US2013/029229.

*For further information, including images, charts and tables, please visit: http://www.wipo.int/patentscope/search/en/detail.jsf?docId=WO2013158227

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