Patent Number: 7,132,587

Title: Non-autonomous transposon gene of rice, transformed plant and method of use

Abstract: The invention includes a method of transposing a non-autonomous transposon gene of rice (Oryza sativa). The method comprises culturing anthers of rice or treating roots, seeds, leaves, and stems of axillary buds of rice, or a callus derived from them, with 5-azacytidine or 5-azadeoxycytidine. Also included in the invention is a plant or plant seeds produced by the method.

Inventors: Kikuchi; Kazuhiro (Okazaki, JP), Hirano; Hiroyuki (Tokyo, JP), Wada; Masamitsu (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Agency of Industrial Science and Technology

International Classification: C12N 15/01 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-07 0:00:00