Patent Number: 6,166,295

Title: Composition and method for plant pathogen resistance

Abstract: The NDR1 gene of Arabidopsis thaliana has been cloned and sequenced. NDR1 is necessary for plant defense mediated by numerous disease resistance gene m products. Expression of NDR1 in transgenic plants confers resistance to a broad variety of plant pathogens.

Inventors: Staskawics; Brian J. (Castro Valley, CA), Century; Karen S. (Berkeley, CA), Shapiro; Allan (Newark, DE), Repetti; Peter P. (Berkeley, CA), Dahlbeck; Douglas (Castro Valley, CA)

Assignee: The Regents of the University of California

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

Expiration Date: 12/26/2013