Patent Number: 6,252,134

Title: Transformed wheat having improved breadmaking characteristics

Abstract: Transgenic plants with increased amounts of high molecular weight glutenin subunits (HMW-GS) have improved breadmaking capability. A specific example of wheat (cv Bob White) transformed to express HMW-GS 1Ax1 is provided. In addition, advantageous uses of the 1Ax1 promoter are described.

Inventors: Vasil; Indra K. (Gainesville, FL), Vasil; Vimla (Gainesville, FL)

Assignee: University of Florida

International Classification: C07K 14/415 (20060101); C12N 15/82 (20060101); A01H 001/00 (); C12N 015/82 (); C12N 015/87 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018