Patent Number: 6,307,125

Title: Nucleic acid molecules encoding enzymes from wheat which are involved in starch synthesis

Abstract: The present invention relates to nucleic acid molecules encoding enzymes which are involved in the starch synthesis in plants. These enzymes are starch synthases from wheat. The invention further relates to vectors and host cells containing said nucleic acid molecules, in particular transformed plant cells and plants regenerated from these cells, which exhibit an increased or a reduced activity of the described starch synthases.

Inventors: Block; Martina (Bonn, DE), Lorz; Horst (Hamburg, DE), Lutticke; Stephanie (Hamburg, DE), Walter; Lennart (Gluckstadt, DE), Frohberg; Claus (Berlin, DE), Kossmann; Jens (Golm, DE)

Assignee: Hoechst Schering AgrEvo, GmbH

International Classification: A23L 1/0522 (20060101); A21D 2/18 (20060101); A21D 2/00 (20060101); C12N 15/82 (20060101); C12N 9/10 (20060101); C12N 015/29 (); C12N 005/04 (); C12N 015/82 (); A01H 005/00 (); C12P 019/04 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018