Patent Number: 6,255,114

Title: Starch biosynthetic enzymes

Abstract: This invention relates to isolated nucleic acid fragments encoding all or a substantial portion of a plant glycogenin or water stress protein. The invention also relates to the construction of chimeric genes encoding all or a portion of a plant glycogenin or water stress protein, in sense or antisense orientation, wherein expression of the chimeric gene results in production of altered levels of a plant glycogenin or water stress protein in a transformed host cell.

Inventors: Lightner; Jonathan Edward (Airville, PA), Everard; John D. (Wilmington, DE)

Assignee: E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company

International Classification: C07K 14/415 (20060101); C12N 15/82 (20060101); C12N 9/10 (20060101); C12N 015/29 (); C12N 005/04 (); C12N 015/74 (); C12N 015/82 (); C12P 019/04 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018