WIPO publishes DuPont patent for 'soybean CCP1 promoter and its use in constitutive expression of transgenic genes in plants'

GENEVA , February 14, 2014 () – Publication No. WO/2014/025860 was published on Feb. 13.

Title of the invention: "SOYBEAN CCP1 PROMOTER AND ITS USE IN CONSTITUTIVE EXPRESSION OF TRANSGENIC GENES IN PLANTS."

Applicants: E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY (US).

Inventors: Zhongsen Li (US).

According to the abstract* posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization: "The invention relates to gene expression regulatory sequences from soybean, specifically to the promoter of a soybean copper chaperone homolog gene and fragments thereof and their use in promoting the expression of one or more heterologous nucleic acid fragments in a constitutive manner in plants. The invention further discloses compositions, polynucleotide constructs, transformed host cells, transgenic plants and seeds containing the recombinant construct with the promoter, and methods for preparing and using the same."

The patent was filed on Aug. 7, 2013 under Application No. PCT/US2013/053910.

*For further information, including images, charts and tables, please visit: http://www.wipo.int/patentscope/search/en/detail.jsf?docId=WO2014025860

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