The present patent claims a method to transform a corm tissue from a Gladiolus plant with a vir+ A. tumefaciens.
The patent is thus limited to a gladiolus corm (an underground stem modified into a mass storage tissue) as the tissue to be transformed.
Other types of gladiolus tissues are not encompassed by the claims.
Specific Patent Information
|Patent Number||Title, Independent Claims and Summary of Claims||Assignee|
||Title – Process for Transforming Gladiolus
University of Toledo
|Remarks||This patent has been abandoned according to the USPTO database. While there don’t seem to be any patents with specific claims to Gladiolus transformation using Agrobacterium, other patents related to general methods or transformation of monocots still may apply.|
Note: Patent information on this page was last updated on 7 February 2006.