Patents Examined by Cathy Kingdon Worley
  • Patent number: 11219176
    Abstract: A wheat variety designated 6PPNA89B, the plants and seeds of wheat variety 6PPNA89B, methods for producing a wheat plant produced by crossing the variety 6PPNA89B with another wheat plant, and hybrid wheat seeds and plants produced by crossing the variety 6PPNA89B with another wheat line or plant, and the creation of variants by backcrossing, mutagenesis or transformation of variety 6PPNA89B are disclosed. Methods for producing other wheat varieties or breeding lines derived from wheat variety 6PPNA89B and to wheat varieties or breeding lines produced by those methods are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Inventors: William Joseph Laskar, Cristiano Lemes Da Silva, Kyle Jay Lively, James Joseph Uphaus
  • Patent number: 11219175
    Abstract: A wheat variety designated 6PJRS71B, the plants and seeds of wheat variety 6PJRS71B, methods for producing a wheat plant produced by crossing the variety 6PJRS71B with another wheat plant, and hybrid wheat seeds and plants produced by crossing the variety 6PJRS71B with another wheat line or plant, and the creation of variants by backcrossing, mutagenesis or transformation of variety 6PJRS71B are disclosed. Methods for producing other wheat varieties or breeding lines derived from wheat variety 6PJRS71B and to wheat varieties or breeding lines produced by those methods are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Inventors: Robert Lewis Clarkson, William Joseph Laskar, Kyle Jay Lively, Gregory Charles Marshall, James Joseph Uphaus
  • Patent number: 11212983
    Abstract: A wheat variety designated 6PVEJ41B, the plants and seeds of wheat variety 6PVEJ41B, methods for producing a wheat plant produced by crossing the variety 6PVEJ41B with another wheat plant, and hybrid wheat seeds and plants produced by crossing the variety 6PVEJ41B with another wheat line or plant, and the creation of variants by backcrossing, mutagenesis or transformation of variety 6PVEJ41B are disclosed. Methods for producing other wheat varieties or breeding lines derived from wheat variety 6PVEJ41B and to wheat varieties or breeding lines produced by those methods are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Inventors: William Joseph Laskar, Kyle Jay Lively, Gregory Charles Marshall, James Joseph Uphaus
  • Patent number: 11212981
    Abstract: A wheat variety designated 6PYMG52B, the plants and seeds of wheat variety 6PYMG52B, methods for producing a wheat plant produced by crossing the variety 6PYMG52B with another wheat plant, and hybrid wheat seeds and plants produced by crossing the variety 6PYMG52B with another wheat line or plant, and the creation of variants by backcrossing, mutagenesis or transformation of variety 6PYMG52B are disclosed. Methods for producing other wheat varieties or breeding lines derived from wheat variety 6PYMG52B and to wheat varieties or breeding lines produced by those methods are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Inventors: William Joseph Laskar, Kyle Jay Lively, Gregory Charles Marshall
  • Patent number: 11212987
    Abstract: A wheat variety designated 6PJBN05B, the plants and seeds of wheat variety 6PJBN05B, methods for producing a wheat plant produced by crossing the variety 6PJBN05B with another wheat plant, and hybrid wheat seeds and plants produced by crossing the variety 6PJBN05B with another wheat line or plant, and the creation of variants by backcrossing, mutagenesis or transformation of variety 6PJBN05B are disclosed. Methods for producing other wheat varieties or breeding lines derived from wheat variety 6PJBN05B and to wheat varieties or breeding lines produced by those methods are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Inventors: William Joseph Laskar, Kyle Jay Lively, Gregory Charles Marshall, Samuel Abraham Tragesser
  • Patent number: 11186845
    Abstract: Compositions for chemical and/or genetic modification of chloroplasts of plants include a functionalized nanoparticle composition linked to a chloroplast-targeting peptide and a functionalized single walled carbon nanotube (SWNT) composition complexed with a nucleic acid cassette encoding a plastid-specific ribosomal RNA operon (prrn). Methods for chemically and/or genetically modifying chloroplasts of plants include administering these chloroplast-targeted compositions to the leaves of live plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: Juan Pablo Giraldo Gomez, Peiguang Hu, Israel Santana, Gregory Newkirk, Honghong Wu
  • Patent number: 11178832
    Abstract: The present invention relates to crop breeding. More particularly, the present invention relates to targeted modification of root angle to enhance abiotic stress tolerance in maize. In one aspect, the invention provides recombinant maize exhibiting increased root angle by decreasing the function of the maize ZMCIPK15 gene. Methods of making the recombinant maize and various methods of plant selection and breeding are further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignees: WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION, THE PENN STATE RESEARCH FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Shawn Michael Kaeppler, Hannah Marie Schneider, Jonathan Paul Lynch, Malcolm John Bennett
  • Patent number: 11178836
    Abstract: A soybean cultivar designated 2562880 is disclosed. Embodiments include the seeds of soybean 2562880, the plants of soybean 2562880, to plant parts of soybean 2562880, and methods for producing a soybean plant produced by crossing soybean 2562880 with itself or with another soybean variety. Embodiments include methods for producing a soybean plant containing in its genetic material one or more genes or transgenes and the transgenic soybean plants and plant parts produced by those methods. Embodiments also relate to soybean cultivars, breeding cultivars, plant parts, and cells derived from soybean 2562880, methods for producing other soybean cultivars, lines or plant parts derived from soybean 2562880, and the soybean plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods. Embodiments further include hybrid soybean seeds, plants, and plant parts produced by crossing 2562880 with another soybean cultivar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: Benson Hill Seeds, Inc.
    Inventor: William K. Rhodes
  • Patent number: 11168335
    Abstract: A R8 phytophthora resistance gene from potato is described that produces a protein capable of inferring oomycete resistance, such as resistance to Phytophthora infestans when expressed in a plant. Also described is a method for providing at least partial resistance or increasing resistance in a plant against an oomycete infection comprising providing a plant or a part thereof with a nucleotide sequence of this gene or a functional fragment thereof, for example wherein said plant is a plant from the Solanaceae family, more preferably Solanum tuberosum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: Wageningen Universiteit
    Inventors: Jacobus Hubertus Vossen, Kwang Ryong Jo, Richard Gerardus Franciscus Visser
  • Patent number: 11162107
    Abstract: The application generally relates to chloroplast targeting of nuclear-encoded proteins of interest in microalgae. Provided herein are expression cassettes comprising a nucleotide sequence encoding a chloroplast targeting peptide operably linked to a nucleotide sequence encoding a protein of interest, wherein said chloroplast targeting peptide comprises the bipartite targeting sequence of the phosphoribulokinase of Nannochloropsis gaditana (NgPRK BTS). The invention further provides vectors comprising the expression cassettes, and microalgae having stably incorporated or transiently expressed into their nuclear genomes an expression cassette described above. Methods are also provided for the production of a protein of interest in the chloroplast of a microalga, as well as methods for modulating chloroplast pathways.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Total Raffinage Chimie
    Inventors: Leonardo Magneschi, Eric Marechal, Giovanni Finazzi, Mariette Bedhomme, Séverine Collin, Frédéric Laeuffer, Laurent Fourage
  • Patent number: 11104911
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for regulating expression of heterologous nucleotide sequences in a plant are provided. Compositions include nucleotide sequences for regulatory regions. Phospholipid transfer protein (PLTP) promoters from maize are provided. Also provided is a method for expressing a heterologous nucleotide sequence in a plant using a promoter sequence, such as a maize PLTP promoter, disclosed herein. DNA constructs comprising a promoter operably linked to a heterologous nucleotide sequence of interest are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Inventors: Alexandre Da Silva Conceicao, William James Gordon-Kamm, Theodore Mitchell Klein, Carlos M. La Rota, Keith S. Lowe
  • Patent number: 11096414
    Abstract: Bacteriophage against Geobacillus are provided, and methods of making and using the bacteriophage also are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: ALTRIA CLIENT SERVICES LLC
    Inventors: Elisabeth Miller, Ujwala Warek, Dongmei Xu
  • Patent number: 11076556
    Abstract: A soybean cultivar designated 83422133 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 83422133, to the plants of soybean cultivar 83422133, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar 83422133, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar 83422133. The invention also relates to methods for producing a soybean plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes and to the transgenic soybean plants and plant parts produced by those methods. The invention also relates to soybean cultivars or breeding cultivars, and plant parts derived from soybean cultivar 83422133. The invention also relates to methods for producing other soybean cultivars, lines, or plant parts derived from soybean cultivar 83422133, and to the soybean plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods. The invention further relates to hybrid soybean seeds, plants, and plant parts produced by crossing cultivar 83422133 with another soybean cultivar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: M.S. TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C.
    Inventor: Justin T. Mason
  • Patent number: 11076555
    Abstract: A soybean cultivar designated 84490022 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 84490022, to the plants of soybean cultivar 84490022, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar 84490022, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar 84490022. The invention also relates to methods for producing a soybean plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes and to the transgenic soybean plants and plant parts produced by those methods. The invention also relates to soybean cultivars or breeding cultivars, and plant parts derived from soybean cultivar 84490022. The invention also relates to methods for producing other soybean cultivars, lines, or plant parts derived from soybean cultivar 84490022, and to the soybean plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods. The invention further relates to hybrid soybean seeds, plants, and plant parts produced by crossing cultivar 84490022 with another soybean cultivar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: M.S. TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C.
    Inventor: Justin T. Mason
  • Patent number: 11076554
    Abstract: A soybean cultivar designated 87272107 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 87272107, to the plants of soybean cultivar 87272107, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar 87272107, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar 87272107. The invention also relates to methods for producing a soybean plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes and to the transgenic soybean plants and plant parts produced by those methods. The invention also relates to soybean cultivars or breeding cultivars, and plant parts derived from soybean cultivar 87272107. The invention also relates to methods for producing other soybean cultivars, lines, or plant parts derived from soybean cultivar 87272107, and to the soybean plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods. The invention further relates to hybrid soybean seeds, plants, and plant parts produced by crossing cultivar 87272107 with another soybean cultivar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: M.S. TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C.
    Inventor: Justin T. Mason
  • Patent number: 11078547
    Abstract: The present invention describes an approach to produce taurine or increase hypotaurine or taurine production in prokaryotes or eukaryotes. More particularly, the invention relates to genetic transformation of organisms with algal, microalgal or fungal genes that encode proteins that pool catalyze the conversion of sulfur-containing compounds such as sulfate or cysteine to taurine. The invention describes methods for the use of polynucleotides for cysteine dioxygenase-like (CDOL), sulfinoalanine decarboxylase-like (SADL), cysteine sulfate/decarboxylase or a portion of the cysteine synthetase/PLP decarboxylase (partCS/PLP-DC) polypeptide in bacteria, alga, yeast, or plants to produce taurine or increase hypotaurine or taurine. The preferred embodiment of the invention is in plants but other organisms may be used.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: PLANT SENSORY SYSTEMS, LLC
    Inventor: Frank J. Turano
  • Patent number: 11071275
    Abstract: A soybean cultivar designated 88060022 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 88060022, to the plants of soybean cultivar 88060022, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar 88060022, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar 88060022. The invention also relates to methods for producing a soybean plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes and to the transgenic soybean plants and plant parts produced by those methods. The invention also relates to soybean cultivars or breeding cultivars, and plant parts derived from soybean cultivar 88060022. The invention also relates to methods for producing other soybean cultivars, lines, or plant parts derived from soybean cultivar 88060022, and to the soybean plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods. The invention further relates to hybrid soybean seeds, plants, and plant parts produced by crossing cultivar 88060022 with another soybean cultivar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: M.S. TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C.
    Inventor: Justin T. Mason
  • Patent number: 11066676
    Abstract: Methods of gene stacking are described herein. The methods can be used to repeatedly add genes into a chosen locus in a precise manner, which ensures co-segregation of all introduced genes and contributes to the stabilization of gene expression. In addition, methods of removing any additional foreign DNA elements such as selectable markers are provided. Seed stocks or cell lines comprising a gene stacking site, vectors containing an insert flanked by target sites for a site-specific DNA recombinase for use in the methods and kits for carrying out the methods are also provided herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
    Inventor: Vibha Srivastava
  • Patent number: 11058090
    Abstract: Provided herein are hybrid True Potato Seeds (TPS). Also provided herein are potato plants grown from the present hybrid True Potato Seeds and the potato tubers produced by these plants. Also provided herein is use of the present potato tubers for vegetative propagation thereof and to the use of the present potato tubers as seed potato for producing potato tubers for consumption and the food processing industry. Specifically, provided herein are hybrid True Potato Seed (TPS), wherein the seed is tetraploid and is produced as an F1 of a cross between a tetraploid male potato line and a tetraploid female potato line and preferably to hybrid True Potato Seed (TPS) wherein said tetraploid male potato line and said tetraploid female potato line have a sufficient degree of genetic and phenotypic uniformity to yield, as F1, hybrid True Potato Seed (TPS).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: Bejo Zaden B.V.
    Inventors: Martinus Jacobus Theodorus Klaver, Albertus Johannes Maria Schrijver
  • Patent number: 11044858
    Abstract: A novel soybean variety, designated 5PGYS00 is provided. Also provided are the seeds of soybean variety 5PGYS00, cells from soybean variety 5PGYS00, plants of soybean 5PGYS00, and plant parts of soybean variety 5PGYS00. Methods provided include producing a soybean plant by crossing soybean variety 5PGYS00 with another soybean plant, methods for introgressing a transgenic trait, a mutant trait, and/or a native trait into soybean variety 5PGYS00, methods for producing other soybean varieties or plant parts derived from soybean variety 5PGYS00, and methods of characterizing soybean variety 5PGYS00. Soybean seed, cells, plants, germplasm, breeding lines, varieties, and plant parts produced by these methods and/or derived from soybean variety 5PGYS00 are further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Inventors: Mark Jeffrey McMahan Hood, Aaron Jacob Hoskins, Leslie Charles Kuhlman