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Regulating the ethylene response of a plant by modulation of F-box proteins

United States Patent

February 2, 2010
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The invention relates to transgenic plants having reduced sensitivity to ethylene as a result of having a recombinant nucleic acid encoding a F-box protein, and a method of producing a transgenic plant with reduced ethylene sensitivity by transforming the plant with a nucleic acid sequence encoding a F-box protein.
Guo; Hongwei (La Jolla, CA), Ecker; Joseph R. (Carlsbad, CA)
The Salk Institute For Biological Studies (La Jola, CA)
11/ 298,286
December 9, 2005
GOVERNMENT SUPPORT This invention was made with United States Government Support under Grant No. 1F32GM66639 from the National Institute of Health, Grant No. MCB-0213154 from the National Science Foundation, and Grant No. DE-FG03-00 ER15113 from the Department of Energy. The United States Government has certain rights in this invention.