Patents by Inventor Yokoh Hiei

Yokoh Hiei 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).

  • Patent number: 5591616
    Abstract: A method for transforming a monocotyledon by which the time required from transformation to regeneration of a plant is shorter so that the frequency of emergence of mutants is smaller than the conventional methods, which may be generally applied even to the plants for which the regeneration method from a protoplast to a plant has not been established, and with which the preparation of the material to be subjected to the method is easy. That is, the present invention provides a method for transforming a monocotyledon comprising transforming a cultured tissue during dedifferentiation process or a dedifferentiated cultured tissue of said monocotyledon with a bacterium belonging to genus Agrobacterium containing a desired gene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 1994
    Date of Patent: January 7, 1997
    Assignee: Japan Tobacco, Inc.
    Inventors: Yokoh Hiei, Toshihiko Komari