Patent Number: 7,612,177

Title: Protein for use in modifying abiotic stress tolerance in yeast

Abstract: A method is presented for selecting and isolating nucleic acids capable of conferring tolerance or resistance to environmental stress conditions in plants or yeast. Furthermore, nucleic acids, the proteins they encode and their use for the production of plants or yeast with enhanced environmental stress resistance is disclosed.

Inventors: Mulet Salort; Jose Miguel (Basel, CH), Serrano Salom; Ramon (Valencia, ES)

Assignee: Cropdesign N.V.

International Classification: C07K 14/415 (20060101); C12N 15/81 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017