Patents by Inventor Shane E. Abbitt

Shane E. 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: 20210348180
    Abstract: The present invention discloses polynucleotide sequences that can be used to regulate gene expression in plants. Terminator sequences from Sorghum bicolor that are functional in plants are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2021
    Publication date: November 11, 2021
    Applicant: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: SHANE E ABBITT, JUNG RUDOLF
  • Publication number: 20210324401
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to gene expression modulation elements from plants 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 expression modulating elements, and methods for preparing and using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: SHANE E ABBITT, MARY J FRANK, THOMAS W GREENE, NANDINI KRISHNAMURTHY, ANDREW RUPIPER
  • Patent number: 11098318
    Abstract: The present invention discloses polynucleotide sequences that can be used to regulate gene expression in plants. Terminator sequences from Sorghum bicolor that are functional in plants are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Inventors: Shane E Abbitt, Rudolf Jung
  • Publication number: 20210155949
    Abstract: Genome edited plants, plant cells, seeds and plant parts of maize are provided where expression levels and/or activities of MADS-box transcription factors are modulated to improve one or more agronomic characteristics such as grain yield. Also provided are compositions comprising polynucleotides encoding polypeptides and guide RNAs targeted to endogenous maize MADS-box proteins including for example, targeted site-directed mutagenesis using CRISPR-associated nucleases. Additionally, various methods of employing the polynucleotides and genetic modifications in plants, such as methods for modulating expression level in a maize plant and methods for increasing yield of a maize plant are also provided herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Applicant: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: SHANE E ABBITT, MARY J FRANK, SHAI LAWIT, ROSANA MELO, MARY A RUPE, BO SHEN, JINGRUI WU
  • Publication number: 20200095594
    Abstract: The present invention discloses polynucleotide sequences that can be used to regulate gene expression in plants. Terminator sequences from Sorghum bicolor that are functional in plants are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Applicant: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: SHANE E ABBITT, RUDOLF JUNG
  • Publication number: 20200063149
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses polynucleotide sequences that can be used to regulate gene expression in plants. Terminator sequences from Sorghum bicolor and Oryza sativa that are functional in plants are disclosed. Nucleic acid molecules, recombinant expression constructs, plants and seed comprising these terminator sequences are further disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2017
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: SHANE E. ABBITT, KARRI KLEIN, DAVID SELINGER
  • Patent number: 10538775
    Abstract: The present invention discloses polynucleotide sequences that can be used to regulate gene expression in plants. Terminator sequences from Sorghum bicolor that are functional in plants are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Shane E Abbitt, Rudolf Jung
  • Publication number: 20180265881
    Abstract: The disclosure describes promoter sequences, specifically S-Adenosyl-Homocysteine Hydrolase promoter sequences from maize and sorghum, which are useful for expression of transgenes in plants. The disclosure further describes isolated polynucleotides, recombinant DNA constructs, transformed host cells, transgenic plants and transgenic seeds, and corresponding methods of use of the promoter sequences.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2015
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Inventors: Shane E. Abbitt, BO SHEN
  • Patent number: 9725729
    Abstract: The present invention discloses polynucleotide sequences that can be used to regulate gene expression in plants. Terminator sequences from Sorghum bicolor that are functional in plants are disclosed. Nucleic acid molecules, recombinant expression constructs, plants and seed comprising these terminator sequences are further disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignee: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Shane E. Abbitt, Rudolf Jung
  • Patent number: 9725731
    Abstract: The present invention discloses polynucleotide sequences that can be used to regulate gene expression in plants. Terminator sequences from Sorghum bicolor that are functional in plants are disclosed. Nucleic acid molecules, recombinant expression constructs, plants and seed comprising these terminator sequences are further disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignee: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventor: Shane E. Abbitt
  • Publication number: 20150376633
    Abstract: The present invention discloses polynucleotide sequences that can be used to regulate gene expression in plants. Terminator sequences from Sorghum bicolor that are functional in plants are disclosed. Nucleic acid molecules, recombinant expression constructs, plants and seed comprising these terminator sequences are further disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2014
    Publication date: December 31, 2015
    Inventor: Shane E. Abbitt
  • Publication number: 20150291968
    Abstract: The present invention discloses polynucleotide sequences that can be used to regulate gene expression in plants. Terminator sequences from Sorghum bicolor that are functional in plants are disclosed. Nucleic acid molecules, recombinant expression constructs, plants and seed comprising these terminator sequences are further disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2013
    Publication date: October 15, 2015
    Applicant: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Shane E. Abbitt, Rudolf Jung
  • Publication number: 20150074845
    Abstract: The present invention discloses polynucleotide sequences that can be used to regulate gene expression in plants. Terminator sequences from Sorghum bicolor that are functional in plants are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2012
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Applicant: PIONEER HI BRED INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Shane E. Abbitt, Rudolf Jung
  • Publication number: 20140109259
    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: April 17, 2014
    Applicant: PIONEER HI BRED INTERNATIONAL INC
    Inventors: Shane E. Abbitt, Mark Chamberlin, Keith Roesler
  • Patent number: 8466342
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for regulating expression of heterologous nucleotide sequences in a plant are provided. Compositions include a novel nucleotide sequence for a maize early endosperm 5 (eep5) promoter. Also provided is a method for expressing a heterologous nucleotide sequence in a plant using a promoter sequence disclosed herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2013
    Assignee: Pioneer Hi Bred International Inc
    Inventor: Shane E Abbitt
  • Patent number: 8420797
    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: March 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2013
    Assignee: Pioneer Hi Bred International Inc
    Inventor: Shane E Abbitt
  • Publication number: 20120180158
    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: March 26, 2012
    Publication date: July 12, 2012
    Applicant: PIONEER HI BRED INTERNATIONAL INC
    Inventor: Shane E. Abbitt
  • Publication number: 20120164734
    Abstract: Compositions having polynucleotides encoding multiple translational stop signals in more than one reading frame are provided. The compositions include isolated polynucleotides, expression cassettes, and vectors, as well as host cells, prokaryotic organisms, and eukaryotic organisms comprising the polynucleotide(s). Methods include using the polynucleotides to stop translation of an mRNA into a protein, to produce a transformed cell and/or organism comprising the polynucleotide, and to identify transformed cells or organisms of a specific lineage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2012
    Publication date: June 28, 2012
    Applicant: PIONEER HI BRED INTERNATIONAL INC
    Inventors: Kimberly F. Glassman, Shane E. Abbitt, Karri Klein
  • Patent number: 8168859
    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: August 11, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2012
    Inventor: Shane E Abbitt
  • Patent number: 8153420
    Abstract: Compositions having polynucleotides encoding multiple translational stop signals in more than one reading frame are provided. The compositions include isolated polynucleotides, expression cassettes, and vectors, as well as host cells, prokaryotic organisms, and eukaryotic organisms comprising the polynucleotide(s). Methods include using the polynucleotides to stop translation of an mRNA into a protein, to produce a transformed cell and/or organism comprising the polynucleotide, and to identify transformed cells or organisms of a specific lineage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2012
    Assignee: Pioneer Hi Bred International Inc
    Inventors: Kimberly E Glassman, Shane E Abbitt, Karri Klein