Patent Number: 6,294,713

Title: Modification of sucrose accumulation in the tubers of potatoes

Abstract: A sequence from the gene encoding for reduced sugar production is used, in sense or antisense orientation to transform potato such that less sugar is stored in the tubers of the transformed plant.

Inventors: Blundy; Keith Stuart (Histon, GB), Burrell; Michael Meyrick (Cottenham, GB), Morris; George Stephen (Cambridge, GB), Thomas; Christopher John Robert (Cambridge, GB)

Assignee: Advanced Technologies (Cambridge) Limited

International Classification: A01H 5/04 (20060101); C12N 15/82 (20060101); C12N 15/11 (20060101); C12N 9/10 (20060101); C12N 015/82 (); C12P 019/04 (); A01H 005/00 (); A01H 005/06 (); A01H 005/10 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018