Patent Number: 6,166,290

Title: Glutathione-S-conjugate transport in plants

Abstract: The invention includes an isolated DNA encoding a plant GS-X pump polypeptide and an isolated preparation of a plant GS-X pump polypeptide. Also included is an isolated preparation of a nucleic acid which is antisense in orientation to a portion or all of a plant GS-X pump gene. The invention also includes a cells, vectors and transgenic plants having an isolated DNA encoding a plant GS-X pump and methods of use thereof. In addition, the invention relates to plant GS-X pump promoter sequences and the uses thereof.

Inventors: Rea; Philip A. (Ardmore, PA), Lu; Yu-Ping (Havertown, PA), Li; Ze-Sheng (Prospect Park, PA)

Assignee: The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania

International Classification: C07K 14/37 (20060101); C07K 14/415 (20060101); C07K 14/395 (20060101); C12N 15/82 (20060101); C12N 015/82 (); C12N 005/04 (); C12N 015/29 (); A01H 005/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017