Patent Number: 6,762,346

Title: Nucleic acid molecules coding for debranching enzymes from maize

Abstract: Nucleic acid molecules are described, which encode debranching enzymes from maize, as well as transgenic plant cells and plants in which an amylopectin with modified properties is synthesized due to the expression of a debranching enzyme from maize or due to the inhibition of such an endogeneous debranching enzyme activity.

Inventors: Kossmann; Jens (Golm, DE), Willmitzer; Lothar (Berlin, DE), Emmermann; Michael (Bergholz Rehbrucke, DE)

Assignee: PlantTec Biotechnologie GmbH

International Classification: C12N 15/82 (20060101); C12N 9/44 (20060101); C12N 015/82 (); A01H 005/00 (); C12P 019/04 ()

Expiration Date: 07/13/2021