Patent Number: 7,087,810

Title: Isolated nucleic acids encoding proteins with chitinase activity and uses thereof

Abstract: The present invention provides isolated nucleic acids encoding polypeptides with chitinase activity and methods for using the nucleic acids to enhance resistance of plants to fungal and nematode infections.

Inventors: Muller; Mathis L. (Santa Cruz, CA), True; Thom (Santa Clara, CA), Simmons; Carl R. (Des Moines, IA), Yalpani; Nasser (Johnston, IA)


International Classification: C12N 15/09 (20060101); A01H 5/00 (20060101); C12N 15/29 (20060101); C12N 15/82 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018