Patents by Inventor Shane Abbitt

Shane Abbitt 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: 20180305707
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to gene expression regulatory sequences from Sorghum and Setaria, specifically to the regulatory regions of GOS2 gene and fragments thereof and their use in modulating the expression of one or more heterologous nucleic acid fragments in plants. The disclosure further discloses compositions, polynucleotide constructs, transformed host cells, plants and seeds containing the recombinant construct with the promoter, and methods for preparing and using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Publication date: October 25, 2018
    Applicant: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventor: Shane Abbitt
  • Publication number: 20170218384
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for regulating expression of heterologous nucleotide sequences in a plant are provided. Compositions include nucleotide sequences for a Setaria italica (Foxtail Millet) (SI-Ubiquitin) and Sorghum bicolor (SB-Ubiquitin) regulatory regions. Also provided is a method for expressing a heterologous nucleotide sequence in a plant using a promoter sequence disclosed herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2015
    Publication date: August 3, 2017
    Inventors: SHANE ABBITT, MICHELLE VAN ALLEN
  • Patent number: 9587243
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for regulating expression of heterologous nucleotide sequences in a plant. Compositions are novel nucleotide sequences for a constitutive regulatory element isolated from sorghum. A method for expressing a heterologous nucleotide sequence in a plant using the regulatory sequences disclosed herein is provided. The method comprises transforming a plant cell to comprise a heterologous nucleotide sequence operably linked to one or more of the regulatory sequences of the present invention and regenerating a stably transformed plant from the transformed plant cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Assignee: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventor: Shane Abbitt
  • Publication number: 20150259696
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for regulating expression of heterologous nucleotide sequences in a plant are provided. Compositions include nucleotide sequences encompassing a guard-cell-preferred promoter which drives preferential expression of gene products in guard cells. Also provided is a method for expressing a heterologous nucleotide sequence in a plant using a promoter sequence disclosed herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2013
    Publication date: September 17, 2015
    Inventors: Shane Abbitt, Mark Alan Chamberlin, Keith R. Roesler
  • Publication number: 20150128302
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for regulating expression of heterologous nucleotide sequences in a plant. Compositions are novel nucleotide sequences for a constitutive regulatory element isolated from sorghum. A method for expressing a heterologous nucleotide sequence in a plant using the regulatory sequences disclosed herein is provided. The method comprises transforming a plant cell to comprise a heterologous nucleotide sequence operably linked to one or more of the regulatory sequences of the present invention and regenerating a stably transformed plant from the transformed plant cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Inventor: Shane Abbitt
  • Patent number: 8481811
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for regulating expression of nucleotide sequences of interest in a plant. Compositions are novel nucleotide sequences for a pericarp-preferred promoter associated with the maize cystatin coding region. A method for expressing a nucleotide sequence of interest in a plant using the regulatory sequence disclosed herein is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2013
    Assignee: Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
    Inventor: Shane Abbitt
  • Patent number: 8466341
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for regulating expression of nucleotide sequences of interest in a plant. Compositions are novel nucleotide sequences for a seed-preferred promoter associated with the maize 17 KD OLE (17 kilodalton oleosin) coding region. A method for expressing a nucleotide sequence of interest in a plant using the regulatory sequence disclosed herein is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2013
    Assignee: Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
    Inventors: Shane Abbitt, Jinrui Shi
  • Patent number: 7897746
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for regulating expression of heterologous nucleotide sequences in a plant. Compositions are novel nucleotide sequences for a pericarp-preferred promoter and terminator isolated from the maize lipid transfer protein 1 coding region. A method for expressing a heterologous nucleotide sequence in a plant using the regulatory sequences disclosed herein is provided. The method comprises transforming a plant cell to comprise a heterologous nucleotide sequence operably linked to one or more of the regulatory sequences of the present invention and regenerating a stably transformed plant from the transformed plant cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2011
    Assignee: Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
    Inventors: Shane Abbitt, Ramesh Nair
  • Publication number: 20110010801
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for regulating expression of nucleotide sequences of interest in a plant. Compositions are novel nucleotide sequences for a pericarp-preferred promoter associated with the maize cystatin coding region. A method for expressing a nucleotide sequence of interest in a plant using the regulatory sequence disclosed herein is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2010
    Publication date: January 13, 2011
    Applicant: Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
    Inventor: Shane Abbitt
  • Patent number: 7851614
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for regulating expression of heterologous nucleotide sequences in a plant. Compositions are novel nucleotide sequences for a pericarp-preferred promoter and terminator isolated from the maize lipid transfer protein 1 coding region. A method for expressing a heterologous nucleotide sequence in a plant using the regulatory sequences disclosed herein is provided. The method comprises transforming a plant cell to comprise a heterologous nucleotide sequence operably linked to one or more of the regulatory sequences of the present invention and regenerating a stably transformed plant from the transformed plant cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2010
    Assignee: Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
    Inventors: Shane Abbitt, Ramesh Nair
  • Publication number: 20100281570
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for regulating expression of nucleotide sequences of interest in a plant. Compositions are novel nucleotide sequences for a seed-preferred promoter associated with the maize 18 KD OLE (18 kilodalton oleosin) coding region. A method for expressing a nucleotide sequence of interest in a plant using the regulatory sequence disclosed herein is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2010
    Publication date: November 4, 2010
    Applicant: Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
    Inventors: Shane Abbitt, Jinrui Shi
  • Publication number: 20100281569
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for regulating expression of nucleotide sequences of interest in a plant. Compositions are novel nucleotide sequences for a seed-preferred promoter associated with the maize 17 KD OLE (17 kilodalton oleosin) coding region. A method for expressing a nucleotide sequence of interest in a plant using the regulatory sequence disclosed herein is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2010
    Publication date: November 4, 2010
    Applicant: Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
    Inventors: Shane Abbitt, Jinrui Shi
  • Publication number: 20090265806
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for regulating expression of heterologous nucleotide sequences in a plant. Compositions are novel nucleotide sequences for a pericarp-preferred promoter and terminator isolated from the maize lipid transfer protein 1 coding region. A method for expressing a heterologous nucleotide sequence in a plant using the regulatory sequences disclosed herein is provided. The method comprises transforming a plant cell to comprise a heterologous nucleotide sequence operably linked to one or more of the regulatory sequences of the present invention and regenerating a stably transformed plant from the transformed plant cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2009
    Publication date: October 22, 2009
    Applicant: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Shane Abbitt, Ramesh Nair
  • Patent number: 7550579
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for regulating expression of heterologous nucleotide sequences in a plant. Compositions are novel nucleotide sequences for a pericarp-preferred promoter and terminator isolated from the maize lipid transfer protein 1 coding region. A method for expressing a heterologous nucleotide sequence in a plant using the regulatory sequences disclosed herein is provided. The method comprises transforming a plant cell to comprise a heterologous nucleotide sequence operably linked to one or more of the regulatory sequences of the present invention and regenerating a stably transformed plant from the transformed plant cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2009
    Assignee: Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
    Inventors: Shane Abbitt, Ramesh Nair
  • Publication number: 20090007302
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for regulating expression of nucleotide sequences of interest in a plant. Compositions are novel nucleotide sequences for a seed-preferred promoter and terminator associated with the maize embryo abundant protein 2 coding region. A method for expressing a nucleotide sequence of interest in a plant using the regulatory sequence disclosed herein is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2008
    Publication date: January 1, 2009
    Applicant: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventor: Shane ABBITT
  • Publication number: 20070220626
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for regulating expression of isolated nucleotide sequences in a plant. The compositions are novel nucleic acid sequences for callus-tissue and seed embryo-preferred regulatory sequences. Methods for expressing an isolated nucleotide sequence in a plant or callus tissue using the regulatory sequences are also provided. The methods comprise transforming a plant cell to contain an isolated nucleotide sequence operably linked to the regulatory sequences of the present invention and regenerating a stably transformed plant or callus tissue from the transformed plant cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2006
    Publication date: September 20, 2007
    Applicant: Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
    Inventors: Shane Abbitt, William Gordon-Kamm, Keith Lowe
  • Publication number: 20070174935
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for regulating expression of heterologous nucleotide sequences in a plant. Compositions are novel nucleotide sequences for a pericarp-preferred promoter and terminator isolated from the maize lipid transfer protein 1 coding region. A method for expressing a heterologous nucleotide sequence in a plant using the regulatory sequences disclosed herein is provided. The method comprises transforming a plant cell to comprise a heterologous nucleotide sequence operably linked to one or more of the regulatory sequences of the present invention and regenerating a stably transformed plant from the transformed plant cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2006
    Publication date: July 26, 2007
    Applicant: Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
    Inventors: Shane Abbitt, Ramesh Nair
  • Publication number: 20070169226
    Abstract: This invention relates generally to the field of plant molecular biology. More specifically, this invention relates to methods and reagents for the temporally- and/or spatially-regulated expression of genes, particularly in plant seeds and related female reproductive tissue. The present invention also provides compositions and methods for regulating expression of heterologous nucleotide sequences in a plant. Compositions comprise novel nucleotide sequences for a seed-preferred promoter known as eep1. A method for expressing a heterologous nucleotide sequence in a plant using the promoter sequences disclosed herein is provided. The method comprises transforming a plant cell to comprise a heterologous nucleotide sequence operably linked to one of the promoters of the present invention and regenerating a stably transformed plant from the transformed plant cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2007
    Publication date: July 19, 2007
    Applicant: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Jeffrey Habben, Chris Zinselmeier, Dwight Tomes, Shane Abbitt, Timothy Helentjaris, Xiaomu Niu
  • Publication number: 20060272058
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions for regulating expression of isolated nucleotide sequences in a plant. The compositions are novel nucleic acid sequences for seed-preferred regulatory sequences.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2006
    Publication date: November 30, 2006
    Inventors: Shane Abbitt, Rudolf Jung
  • Publication number: 20060130184
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for regulating expression of heterologous nucleotide sequences in a plant. Compositions are novel nucleotide sequences for a seed-preferred promoter and terminator isolated from the maize legumin 1 coding region. A method for expressing a heterologous nucleotide sequence in a plant using the regulatory sequences disclosed herein is provided. The method comprises transforming a plant cell to comprise a heterologous nucleotide sequence operably linked to one or more of the regulatory sequences of the present invention and regenerating a stably transformed plant from the transformed plant cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2005
    Publication date: June 15, 2006
    Inventors: Shane Abbitt, Rudolf Jung