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Gene encoding herbicide safener binding protein

United States Patent

5,973,229
October 26, 1999
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The cDNA encoding safener binding protein (SafBP), also referred to as SBP1, is set forth in FIG. 5 and SEQ ID No. 1. The deduced amino acid sequence is provided in FIG. 5 and SEQ ID No. 2. Methods of making and using SBP1 and SafBP to alter a plant's sensitivity to certain herbicides or a plant's responsiveness to certain safeners are also provided, as well as expression vectors, transgenic plants or other organisms transfected with said vectors and seeds from said plants.
Walton; Jonathan D. (East Lansing, MI), Scott-Craig; John S. (East Lansing, MI)
Board of Trustees Operating Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
08/ 845,742
April 25, 1997
SPONSORSHIP Work on this invention was sponsored in part by the National Institute Of Environmental Health Sciences Grant P01 ES-00049 and the Department Of Energy Division Of Energy Biosciences Grant DEFG02-91 ER20021. The Government has certain rights in the invention.