Patents Examined by Russell T Boggs
  • Patent number: 11317582
    Abstract: According to the invention, there is provided seed and plants of the hybrid corn variety designated CH011122. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds and tissue cultures of the variety CH011122, and to methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing a corn plant of variety CH011122 with itself or with another corn plant, such as a plant of another variety. The invention further relates to genetic complements of plants of variety CH011122.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Gregory J. Holland, Jeffrey M. Sernett, Gary R. Stangland
  • Patent number: 11306320
    Abstract: A method of producing a transformant, which contains using an alga belonging to the genus Nannochloropsis as a host, wherein function of the following protein (A) or (B) of the alga is suppressed, inhibited or deleted: (A) a protein consisting of the amino acid sequence set forth in SEQ ID NO: 50; and (B) a DNA binding protein consisting of an amino acid sequence having 70% or more identity with the amino acid sequence of the protein (A).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Mayumi Wada, Shintaro Ryo
  • Patent number: 11292818
    Abstract: The hereby invention provides four genes CpRap2 isolated from Carica papaya identified as CpRap2.4a, CpRap2.4b, CpRap2.1, CpRap2.10 and that consist of SEQ. ID NO: 1, SEQ. ID NO: 2, SEQ. ID NO: 3 and SEQ. ID NO: 4, as well as the genetic transformation methods for the overexpression of these genes and the obtaining of tolerant non-transgenic plants through grafts. Genetic transformation of plants that overexpress genes CpRap2 and their grafts showed they could survive extreme temperatures up to 12 days for heat and more than 30 days for cold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: ENTRO DE INVESTIGACIÓN CIENTÍFICA DE YUCATÁN, A.C.
    Inventors: Luis Carlos Rodríguez Zapata, Luis Joel Figueroa Yañez, Alejandro Pereira Santana, Enrique Castaño De La Serna
  • Patent number: 11286497
    Abstract: The present inventions relate to compositions and methods for providing stress tolerant transgenic plants comprising a RING domain zinc-finger motif transcription factor protein. More particularly, the invention relates to compositions and methods comprising a RING-H2 domain transcription factor protein for providing drought and salt tolerant plants, in particular comprising a recombinant XERICO gene and protein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: Board of Trustees of Michigan State University
    Inventors: Kyung-Hwan Han, Jae-Heung Ko
  • Patent number: 11284597
    Abstract: The invention provides seeds and plants of tomato hybrid SVTM9021. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds, plant parts, and tissue cultures of tomato hybrid SVTM9021 and to methods for producing a tomato plant produced by crossing such plants with themselves or with another plant, such as a tomato plant of another genotype. The invention further relates to seeds and plants produced by such crossing. The invention further relates to plants, seeds, plant parts, and tissue cultures of tomato hybrid SVTM9021 comprising introduced beneficial or desirable traits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Inc.
    Inventor: Chad Kramer
  • Patent number: 11277983
    Abstract: The invention pertains to spinach plants comprising a gene or locus which leads to a broad spectrum resistance to Peronospora farinosa f sp. spinaciae (Pfs). The invention also relates to progeny of said spinach plants, to propagation material of said spinach plants, to a cell of said spinach plants, to seed of said spinach plants, and to harvested leaves of said spinach plants. This invention further relates to use of said spinach plants in breeding to confer resistance against Peronospora farinosa f. sp. spinaciae.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: POP VRIEND SEEDS BV
    Inventor: Jan De Visser
  • Patent number: 11259485
    Abstract: According to the invention, there is provided seed and plants of the corn variety designated CV480092. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds and tissue cultures of the variety CV480092, and to methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing a corn plant of variety CV480092 with itself or with another corn plant, such as a plant of another variety. The invention further relates to corn seeds and plants produced by crossing plants of variety CV480092 with plants of another variety, such as another inbred line. The invention further relates to the inbred and hybrid genetic complements of plants of variety CV480092.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventor: Devin Michael Nichols
  • Patent number: 11261455
    Abstract: The present invention provides plant virus vectors developed from the Sugarcane mosaic virus (SCMV). The vectors include a nucleic acid sequence encoding an infectious Sugarcane mosaic virus (SCMV) operably linked to one or more regulatory elements functional in a plant. The plant virus vectors may be used to infect monocot plants, such as maize, for gene expression applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: John Hemmingson Hill, Steven Alan Whitham, Yu Mei, Chunquan Zhang
  • Patent number: 11254949
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for modifying the resistance profile of a spinach plant to Peronospora farinosa f. sp. spinaciae, comprising introducing a WOLF allele or a resistance-conferring part thereof into the genome of said spinach plant, or modifying an endogenous WOLF allele in the genome of said spinach plant. The invention further provides a method for selecting a spinach plant comprising a novel WOLF gene that confers resistance to Peronospora farinosa f. sp. spinaciae in a spinach plant and a method for identifying a WOLF allele that confers resistance to one or more pathogenic races of Peronospora farinosa f. sp. spinaciae in a spinach plant and to primers for use in these methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: RIJK ZWAAN ZAADTEELT EN ZAADHANDEL B.V.
    Inventors: Vincent Laurens Adrianus Kock, Johannes Geert Jan Feitsma, Raoul Jacobus Johannes Maria Frijters
  • Patent number: 11248232
    Abstract: A method of modifying the genome of an organism, wherein the modification method includes modifying the genome of the organism by using in a cell of the organism a protein having an optimal temperature for double-stranded DNA breakage activity in an ordinary temperature region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignees: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA CHUO KENKYUSHO, THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO, MEIJI UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Hidenori Tanaka, Nobuhiko Muramoto, Hiroki Sugimoto, Norihiro Mitsukawa, Chikara Ohto, Satoshi Kondo, Kunihiro Ohta, Takahiro Nakamura, Shuichi Osato
  • Patent number: 11242535
    Abstract: The invention relates to gene expression regulatory sequences, specifically introns that act as enhancers of gene expression, the promoter and terminator sequences endogenously associated with these introns. Presence of these intronic enhancer sequences in proximity to promoter sequences leads to enhancement of gene expression. Methods of finding such new intronic enhancer sequences and using them to generate transgenic plants are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Inventors: Scott Diehn, Ajit Nott, David A Selinger, Carl Simmons, Priyanka Bhyri, Venkata S Tavva
  • Patent number: 11240982
    Abstract: According to the invention, there is provided seed and plants of the corn variety designated CV481498. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds and tissue cultures of the variety CV481498, and to methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing a corn plant of variety CV481498 with itself or with another corn plant, such as a plant of another variety. The invention further relates to corn seeds and plants produced by crossing plants of variety CV481498 with plants of another variety, such as another inbred line. The invention further relates to the inbred and hybrid genetic complements of plants of variety CV481498.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventor: Devin Michael Nichols
  • Patent number: 11240980
    Abstract: According to the invention, there is provided seed and plants of the corn variety designated CV407606. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds and tissue cultures of the variety CV407606, and to methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing a corn plant of variety CV407606 with itself or with another corn plant, such as a plant of another variety. The invention further relates to corn seeds and plants produced by crossing plants of variety CV407606 with plants of another variety, such as another inbred line. The invention further relates to the inbred and hybrid genetic complements of plants of variety CV407606.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventor: Nathaniel J Page
  • Patent number: 11240981
    Abstract: According to the invention, there is provided seed and plants of the corn variety designated CV486951. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds and tissue cultures of the variety CV486951, and to methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing a corn plant of variety CV486951 with itself or with another corn plant, such as a plant of another variety. The invention further relates to corn seeds and plants produced by crossing plants of variety CV486951 with plants of another variety, such as another inbred line. The invention further relates to the inbred and hybrid genetic complements of plants of variety CV486951.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventor: Paul T Nelson
  • Patent number: 11234397
    Abstract: According to the invention, there is provided seed and plants of the hybrid corn variety designated CH011145. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds and tissue cultures of the variety CH011145, and to methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing a corn plant of variety CH011145 with itself or with another corn plant, such as a plant of another variety. The invention further relates to genetic complements of plants of variety CH011145.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Marvin L. Boerboom, Jose Jaime Elizarraras, Bradley A. Sockness
  • Patent number: 11225672
    Abstract: A pesticidal protein class exhibiting toxic activity against Coleopteran and Lepidopteran pest species is disclosed, and includes, but is not limited to, TIC7040, TIC7042, TIC7381, TIC7382, TIC7383, TIC7386, TIC7388, and TIC7389. DNA constructs are provided which contain a recombinant nucleic acid sequence encoding the TIC7040, TIC7042, TIC7381, TIC7382, TIC7383, TIC7386, TIC7388, and TIC7389 pesticidal proteins. Transgenic plants, plant cells, seed, and plant parts resistant to Coleopteran and Lepidopteran infestation are provided which contain recombinant nucleic acid sequences encoding the TIC7040, TIC7042, TIC7381, TIC7382, TIC7383, TIC7386, TIC7388, and TIC7389 pesticidal proteins of the present invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Todd A. Ciche, Stanislaw Flasinski, Arlene R. Howe, Krishnakumar Sridharan
  • Patent number: 11225669
    Abstract: The invention provides recombinant DNA molecules comprising novel synthetic Intergenic Sequence Regions for use in plants to reduce the interaction of a first transgene expression cassette on a second transgene cassette when inserted between the first transgene cassette and second transgene cassette. The invention also provides transgenic plants, plant cells, plant parts, and seeds comprising the novel synthetic Intergenic Sequence Regions. The invention also provides methods to reduce the interaction between transgene expression cassettes using the novel synthetic Intergenic Sequence Regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventor: Ian W. Davis
  • Patent number: 11225670
    Abstract: This disclosure concerns compositions and methods for promoting transcription of a nucleotide sequence in a plant or plant cell, employing a promoter from a GmCAB2 gene. Some embodiments relate to a promoter or a 5? UTR from a GmCAB2 gene that functions in plants to promote transcription of operably linked nucleotide sequences. Other embodiments relate to a 3? UTR or a terminator from a GmCAB2 gene that functions in plants to promote transcription of operably linked nucleotide sequences.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignees: Corteva Agriscience LLC, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
    Inventors: Lyudmila Sidorenko, Cory M. Larsen, Geny Anthony, Shreedharan Sriram, Holly Jean Butler, Lynne E. Sims, Scott H. Diehn, Gilda M. Rauscher, Kevin G. Ripp, Knut Meyer
  • Patent number: 11208440
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for controlling pests are provided. The methods involve transforming organisms with a nucleic acid sequence encoding an insecticidal protein. In particular, the nucleic acid sequences are useful for preparing plants and microorganisms that possess insecticidal activity. Thus, transformed bacteria, plants, plant cells, plant tissues and seeds are provided. Compositions are insecticidal nucleic acids and proteins of bacterial species. The sequences find use in the construction of expression vectors for subsequent transformation into organisms of interest including plants, as probes for the isolation of other homologous (or partially homologous) genes. The pesticidal proteins find use in controlling, inhibiting growth or killing Lepidopteran, Coleopteran, Dipteran, fungal, Hemipteran and nematode pest populations and for producing compositions with insecticidal activity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Inventors: Lu Liu, Jarred Kenneth Oral, Brad Poland, Ute Schellenberger
  • Patent number: 11202421
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an allele designated alpha-WOLF 8 which confers resistance to at least one Peronospora farinosa f. Sp. spinacea race, wherein the protein encoded by said allele is a CC-NB S-LRR protein that comprises in its amino acid sequence: a) the motif “MAEIGYSVC” (SEQ ID NO: 15) at its N-terminus; and b) the motif “KWMCLR” (SEQ ID NO: 16); and wherein the LRR domain of the protein has in order of increased preference at least 92%, 93%, 94%, 95%, 96%, 97%, 98%, 99%, 100% sequence similarity to SEQ ID NO: 12. When the allele is homozygously present in a spinach plant confers complete resistance to Peronospora farinosa f. Sp. spinacea races pfs:1, pfs:2, pfs:6, pfs:8 and pfs:15, and isolate US1508, and confers intermediate resistance to pfs:5, pfs:10 and pfs:16, and does not confer resistance to pfs:3, pfs:4, pfs:7, pfs:9, pfs:11, pfs:12, pfs:13 and pfs:14.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: RIJK ZWAAN ZAADTEELT EN ZAADHANDEK B.V.
    Inventors: Vincent Laurens Adrianus Kock, Johannes Geert Jan Feitsma, Raoul Jacobus Johannes Maria Frijters