Patent Number: 6,310,273

Title: Inhibiting apoptosis in plants using a baculovirus p35 protease inhibitor gene

Abstract: This invention relates to methods of inhibiting apopotosis in plants in plants using a baculovirus p35 protease inhibitor gene. This method can impart improved pathogen resistance to pathogens that exploit apoptosis as a part of the infection process.

Inventors: Gilchrist; David G. (Winters, CA), Lincoln; James E. (Woodland, CA), Richael; Craig (Roseville, CA)

Assignee: The Regents of the University of California

International Classification: C07K 5/093 (20060101); C07K 5/087 (20060101); C07K 5/00 (20060101); C12N 015/82 (); C12N 015/90 (); C12N 005/04 (); A01H 005/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018