Patent Number: 7,030,294

Title: Expression of trehalose 6-phosphate synthase and trehalose 6-phosphate phosphatase in plant plastids

Abstract: The invention provides novel stress tolerant transgenic plants which express trehalose 6-phosphate synthase and trehalose-6-phosphate phosphatase in their plastids.

Inventors: Lebel; Edouard Guillaume (Research Triangle Park, NC), Heifetz; Peter Bernard (San Diego, CA), Goff; Stephen Arthur (Research Triangle Park, NC)

Assignee: Syngenta Participations AG

International Classification: C12N 15/82 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 4/18/02018