Patent Number: 6,166,294

Title: Cotton fiber tissue-specific genes

Abstract: Cotton fiber tissue-specific genes disclosed herein are specifically expressed in a cotton fiber tissue at the stage of cotton fiber elongation. One of the genes was first derived from a cotton plant of the genus Gossypium and found to change the degree of its expression by treatment with a brassinosteroid.

Inventors: Kasukabe; Yoshihisa (Otsu, JP), Fujisawa; Koichi (Otsu, JP), Nishiguchi; Susumu (Otsu, JP), Maekawa; Yoshihiko (Otsu, JP), Allen; Randy Dale (Lubbock, TX)

Assignee: Toyobo Co., LTD

International Classification: A01N 49/00 (20060101); C07K 14/415 (20060101); C12N 15/82 (20060101); A01H 005/00 (); C07H 021/04 (); C12N 015/82 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2013