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Lectin cDNA and transgenic plants derived therefrom

United States Patent

October 3, 2000
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Transgenic plants containing cDNA encoding Gramineae lectin are described. The plants preferably contain cDNA coding for barley lectin and store the lectin in the leaves. The transgenic plants, particularly the leaves exhibit insecticidal and fungicidal properties.
Raikhel; Natasha V. (Okemos, MI)
Board of Trustees operating Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
07/ 836,224
February 13, 1992
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS This application was funded under Department of Energy Contract DE-AC02-76ER01338. The U.S. Government has certain rights under this application and any patent issuing thereon.