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Ethylene insensitive plants

United States Patent Application

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Nucleic acid and polypeptide sequences are described which relate to an EIN6 gene, a gene involved in the plant ethylene response. Plant transformation vectors and transgenic plants are described which display an altered ethylene-dependent phenotype due to altered expression of EIN6 in transformed plants.
Ecker, Joseph R. (Carlsbad, CA), Nehring, Ramlah (La Jolla, CA), McGrath, Robert B. (Philadelphia, PA)
10/ 144,156
May 10, 2002
[0002] This work was supported in part by research grants from the National Science Foundation MCB0049003 and Department of Energy grant ER15113. The U.S. government may have certain rights to this invention.