Patents by Inventor Jingdong Liu

Jingdong Liu has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20210189417
    Abstract: The invention relates to novel methods and compositions for conferring tolerance to glyphosate to plants. The invention also provides glyphosate-tolerant plants, seeds, tissue, cells, and plant parts comprising modified EPSP synthases and recombinant DNA molecules encoding modified EPSP synthases, as well as methods of producing the same and the use thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2018
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Inventors: Guillermo A. Asmar-Rovira, Stephen M. Duff, Shirley X. Guo, Jingdong Liu, R. Douglas Sammons, Lei Shi
  • Patent number: 9487797
    Abstract: The present invention discloses rice genomic promoter sequences. The promoters are particularly suited for use in rice and other cereal crops. Methods of modifying, producing, and using the promoters are also disclosed. The invention further discloses compositions, transformed host cells, transgenic plants, and seeds containing the rice genomic promoter sequences, and methods for preparing and using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2016
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Andrey A. Boukharov, Yongwei Cao, Stanton B. Dotson, Jeffrey M. Koshi, David K. Kovalic, Jingdong Liu, James D. McIninch, Wei Wu
  • Publication number: 20160272990
    Abstract: Recombinant polynucleotides and recombinant polypeptides useful for improvement of plants are provided. The disclosed recombinant polynucleotides and recombinant polypeptides find use in production of transgenic plants to produce plants having improved properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2016
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Applicant: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: David K. KOVALIC, Yihua ZHOU, Yongwei CAO, Scott E. ANDERSEN, Michael D. EDGERTON, Jingdong LIU
  • Publication number: 20160264984
    Abstract: Polynucleotides useful for improvement of plants are provided. In particular, polynucleotide sequences are provided from plant sources. Polypeptides encoded by the polynucleotide sequences are also provided. The disclosed polynucleotides and polypeptides find use in production of transgenic plants to produce plants having improved properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2016
    Publication date: September 15, 2016
    Applicant: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Thomas J. LA ROSA, Yihua ZHOU, David K. KOVALIC, Yongwei CAO, Nordine CHEIKH, Jingdong LIU
  • Patent number: 9322031
    Abstract: This invention provides transgenic plant cells with recombinant DNA for expression of proteins that are useful for imparting enhanced agronomic trait(s) to transgenic crop plants. This invention also provides transgenic plants and progeny seed comprising the transgenic plant cells where the plants are selected for having an enhanced trait selected from the group of traits consisting of enhanced water use efficiency, enhanced cold tolerance, increased yield, enhanced nitrogen use efficiency, enhanced seed protein and enhanced seed oil. Also disclosed are methods for manufacturing transgenic seed and plants with enhanced traits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Scott E. Andersen, Yongwei Cao, Stanton B. Dotson, Michael D. Edgerton, David K. Kovalic, Linda L. Lutfiyya, Zhidong Xie, Gregory R. Heck, Thomas J. La Rosa, Jingdong Liu, Jingrui Wu, Garrett J. Lee, Thomas R. Adams, Donald E. Nelson, Timothy Conner
  • Publication number: 20150197763
    Abstract: Polynucleotides useful for improvement of plants are provided. In particular, polynucleotide sequences are provided from plant sources. Polypeptides encoded by the polynucleotide sequences are also provided. The disclosed polynucleotides and polypeptides find use in production of transgenic plants to produce plants having improved properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2015
    Publication date: July 16, 2015
    Inventors: Thomas J. LA ROSA, Yihua ZHOU, David K. KOVALIC, Yongwei CAO, Nordine CHEIKH, Jingdong LIU
  • Publication number: 20150143581
    Abstract: Polynucleotides useful for improvement of plants are provided. In particular, polynucleotide sequences are provided from plant sources. Polypeptides encoded by the polynucleotide sequences are also provided. The disclosed polynucleotides and polypeptides find use in production of transgenic plants to produce plants having improved properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2014
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventors: Jingdong Liu, Yihua Zhou, David K. Kovalic, Steven E. Screen, Jack E. Tabaska, Yongwei Cao, Scott E. Andersen, Michael D. Edgerton, Karen L. Fincher, Kim Hammond-Kosack, Thomas J. Larosa, James D. Masucci, Martin Urban, Jinhua Xiao, Todd E. Ziegler
  • Publication number: 20150082481
    Abstract: Polynucleotides useful for improvement of plants are provided. In particular, polynucleotide sequences are provided from plant sources. Polypeptides encoded by the polynucleotide sequences are also provided. The disclosed polynucleotides and polypeptides find use in production of transgenic plants to produce plants having improved properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2014
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Applicant: MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY LLC
    Inventors: Thomas J. LA ROSA, Linda LUTFIYYA, Yihua ZHOU, David K. KOVALIC, Andrey A. BOUKHAROV, Ping LI, Wei WU, Timothy W. CONNER, Jingdong LIU
  • Publication number: 20140325713
    Abstract: Recombinant polynucleotides and recombinant polypeptides useful for improvement of plants are provided. The disclosed recombinant polynucleotides and recombinant polypeptides find use in production of transgenic plants to produce plants having improved properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2014
    Publication date: October 30, 2014
    Applicant: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: David K. KOVALIC, Yihua ZHOU, Yongwei CAO, Scott E. ANDERSEN, Michael D. EDGERTON, Jingdong LIU
  • Publication number: 20140130204
    Abstract: The present invention discloses rice genomic promoter sequences. The promoters are particularly suited for use in rice and other cereal crops. Methods of modifying, producing, and using the promoters are also disclosed. The invention further discloses compositions, transformed host cells, transgenic plants, and seeds containing the rice genomic promoter sequences, and methods for preparing and using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2011
    Publication date: May 8, 2014
    Inventors: Andrey A. Boukharov, Yongwei Cao, Stanton B. Dotson, Jeffrey M. Koshi, David K. Kovalic, Jingdong Liu, James D. McIninch, Wei Wu
  • Publication number: 20130340112
    Abstract: The present invention is in the field of plant biochemistry and genetics. More specifically the invention relates to nucleic acid molecules from plant cells, in particular, genomic DNA sequences from rice plants and nucleic acid molecules that contain markers, in particular, single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) and repetitive element markers. In addition, the present invention provides nucleic acid molecules having regulatory elements or encoding proteins or fragments thereof. The invention also relates to proteins and fragments of proteins so encoded and antibodies capable of binding the proteins. The invention also relates to methods of using the nucleic acid molecules, markers, repetitive elements and fragments of repetitive elements, regulatory elements, proteins and fragments of proteins, and antibodies, for example for genome mapping, gene identification and analysis, plant breeding, preparation of constructs for use in plant gene expression, and transgenic plants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2007
    Publication date: December 19, 2013
    Inventors: Andrey A. Boukharov, Yongwei Cao, David K. Kovalic, Jingdong Liu, James D. McIninch, Wei Wu
  • Publication number: 20130333071
    Abstract: The present invention is in the field of plant biochemistry and genetics. More specifically the invention relates to nucleic acid molecules from plant cells, in particular, genomic DNA sequences from rice plants and nucleic acid molecules that contain markers, in particular, single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) and repetitive element markers. In addition, the present invention provides nucleic acid molecules having regulatory elements or encoding proteins or fragments thereof. The invention also relates to proteins and fragments of proteins so encoded and antibodies capable of binding the proteins. The invention also relates to methods of using the nucleic acid molecules, markers, repetitive elements and fragments of repetitive elements, regulatory elements, proteins and fragments of proteins, and antibodies, for example for genome mapping, gene identification and analysis, plant breeding, preparation of constructs for use in plant gene expression, and transgenic plants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2011
    Publication date: December 12, 2013
    Applicant: MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY LLC
    Inventors: Andrey A. Boukharov, Yongwei Cao, David K. Kovalic, Jingdong Liu, James McIninch, Wei Wu
  • Publication number: 20130326724
    Abstract: The present invention is in the field of plant biochemistry. More specifically the invention relates to nucleic acid sequences from plant cells, in particular, nucleic acid sequences from maize, teosinte, soybean, Arabidopsis, cotton, Sorghum, rice and wheat. The invention encompasses nucleic acid molecules that encode proteins and fragments of proteins. In addition, the invention also encompasses proteins and fragments of proteins so encoded and antibodies capable of binding these proteins or fragments. The invention also relates to methods of using the nucleic acid molecules, proteins and fragments of proteins, and antibodies, for example for genome mapping, gene identification and analysis, plant breeding, preparation of constructs for use in plant gene expression, and transgenic plants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2007
    Publication date: December 5, 2013
    Inventors: David K. Kovalic, Jingdong Liu
  • Publication number: 20130326723
    Abstract: Polynucleotides useful for improvement of plants are provided. In particular, polynucleotide sequences are provided from plant sources. Polypeptides encoded by the polynucleotide sequences are also provided. The disclosed polynucleotides and polypeptides find use in production of transgenic plants to produce plants having improved properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2007
    Publication date: December 5, 2013
    Inventors: Thomas J. La Rosa, Yihua Zhou, David K. Kovalic, Yongwei Cao, Nordine Cheikh, Jingdong Liu
  • Publication number: 20130074202
    Abstract: This invention provides transgenic plant cells with recombinant DNA for expression of proteins that are useful for imparting enhanced agronomic trait(s) to transgenic crop plants. This invention also provides transgenic plants and progeny seed comprising the transgenic plant cells where the plants are selected for having an enhanced trait selected from the group of traits consisting of enhanced water use efficiency, enhanced cold tolerance, increased yield, enhanced nitrogen use efficiency, enhanced seed protein and enhanced seed oil. Also disclosed are methods for manufacturing transgenic seed and plants with enhanced traits.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2012
    Publication date: March 21, 2013
    Applicant: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Thomas Adams, Ameeta K. Agarwa, Jeffrey Ahrens, James A. Ball, Amarjit Basra, Erin Bell, Terry L. Bradshaw, Paul S. Chomet, James H. Crowley, Jill Deikman, Molian Deng, Meghan Donnarummo, Kimberly Faye Zobrist Duff, Stephen Duff, Michael D. Edgerton, Banu Gopalan, Xiaoping He, Mackenzie Heal, Brendan S. Hinchey, Shihshieh Huang, Richard G. Johnson, Vincent Jung, Keith Kretzmer, Lucille B. Laccetti, Chao Qiang Lai, Garrett J. Lee, Michael H. Luethy, Timothy J. Leland, Jingdong Liu, Bin Lu, Adrian A. Lund, Linda L. Madson, Kathleen P. Malloy, Marcus Paul McNabnay, Manchikanti Padmavati, Thomas Ruff, William Start, Daniel Tennessen, Carl P. Urwin, Gabriela Vaduva, K. R. Vidya, Steven Thomas Voss, Christine Voyles, Zhango Xin, Nanfei Xu, Qingzhang Xu, Qiang Zhang, Yajuan Zhao, Li Zhou
  • Publication number: 20120317677
    Abstract: This invention provides transgenic plant cells with recombinant DNA for expression of proteins that are useful for imparting enhanced agronomic trait(s) to transgenic crop plants. This invention also provides transgenic plants and progeny seed comprising the transgenic plant cells where the plants are selected for having an enhanced trait selected from the group of traits consisting of enhanced water use efficiency, enhanced cold tolerance, increased yield, enhanced nitrogen use efficiency, enhanced seed protein and enhanced seed oil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2012
    Publication date: December 13, 2012
    Inventors: Scott E. Andersen, Yongwei Cao, Stanton B. Dotson, Michael D. Edgerton, David K. Kovalic, Linda L. Lutfiyya, Zhidong Xie, Gregory R. Heck, Thomas J. La Rosa, Jingdong Liu, Jingrui Wu, Garrett J. Lee, Thomas R. Adams, Donald E. Nelson, Timothy Conner
  • Publication number: 20120216318
    Abstract: Polynucleotides useful for improvement of plants are provided. In particular, polynucleotide sequences are provided from plant sources. Polypeptides encoded by the polynucleotide sequences are also provided. The disclosed polynucleotides and polypeptides find use in production of transgenic plants to produce plants having improved properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2012
    Publication date: August 23, 2012
    Inventors: Thomas J. La Rosa, Yihua Zhou, David K. Kovalic, Yongwei Cao, Jingdong Liu, Nordine Cheikh, Hridayabhiranjan Shukla, Thomas G. Ruff, Kristine J. Hardeman, Michael D. Edgerton, Marguerite Varagona, Wei Wu, Timothy W. Conner
  • Publication number: 20120096599
    Abstract: Recombinant polynucleotides and recombinant polypeptides useful for improvement of plants are provided. The disclosed recombinant polynucleotides and recombinant polypeptides find use in production of transgenic plants to produce plants having improved properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2011
    Publication date: April 19, 2012
    Applicant: MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY LLC
    Inventors: David K. Kovalic, Yihua Zhou, Yongwei Cao, Scott E. Andersen, Michael D. Edgerton, Jingdong Liu
  • Patent number: 8124844
    Abstract: Polynucleotides useful for improvement of plants are provided. In particular, polynucleotide sequences are provided from plant sources. Polypeptides encoded by the polynucleotide sequences are also provided. The disclosed polynucleotides and polypeptides find use in production of transgenic plants to produce plants having improved properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2012
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Thomas J. La Rosa, David K. Kovalic, Yihua Zhou, Yongwei Cao, Mark S. Abad, Scott E. Andersen, Robert E. Buehler, Joseph R. Byrum, Nordine Cheikh, Timothy W. Conner, Brian E. Coombs, Stanton B. Dotson, Patrice Dubois, Michael D. Edgerton, Dane K. Fisher, Kristine J. Hardeman, Gregory J. Heck, Gregory J. Hinkle, Raghunath V. Lalgudi, Jingdong Liu, Linda L. Lutfiyya, Debbie A. Mahadeo, James D. Masucci, James D. McIninch, Philip W. Miller, Donald E. Nelson, Ming Peng, Thomas G. Ruff, Hridayabhiranjan Shukla, Joshua Stein, Michael D. Thompson, Kunsheng Wu
  • Patent number: RE46033
    Abstract: The present invention discloses rice genomic promoter sequences. The promoters are particularly suited for use in rice and other cereal crops. Methods of modifying, producing, and using the promoters are also disclosed. The invention further discloses compositions, transformed host cells, transgenic plants, and seeds containing the rice genomic promoter sequences, and methods for preparing and using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2016
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Andrey A. Boukharov, Yongwei Cao, Stanton B. Dotson, Jeffrey M. Koshi, David K. Kovalic, Jingdong Liu, James D. McIninch, Wei Wu