US Application with missing sequence identifiers

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US 2006/150285A1

  • Earliest priority – 16 Dec 2004
  • Filed – 16 Dec 2005
  • Publication – 6 Jul 06
Title – Nucleotide sequences and polypeptides encoded thereby for enhancing plant drought tolerance

Claim 1An isolated nucleic acid molecule comprising: (a) a nucleotide sequence encoding an amino acid sequence that is at least 85% identical to any one of Leads 68, 69, 94 and 95, corresponding to SEQ ID Nos. ______-______, respectively; (b) a nucleotide sequence that is complementary to any one of the nucleotide sequences according to paragraph (a); (c) a nucleotide sequence according to any one of SEQ ID Nos. ______-______; (d) a nucleotide sequence that is in reverse order of any one of the nucleotide sequences according to (c) when read in the 5′ to 3′ direction; (e) a nucleotide sequence that is an interfering RNA to the nucleotide sequence according to paragraph (a); (f) a nucleotide sequence able to form a hybridized nucleic acid duplex with the nucleic acid according to any one of paragraphs (a)-(d) at a temperature from about 40° C. to about 48° C. below a melting temperature of the hybridized nucleic acid duplex; (f) a nucleotide sequence encoding any one of the amino acid sequences identified as Leads 68, 69, 94 and 95, corresponding to SEQ ID Nos. ______, respectively; or (g) a nucleotide sequence encoding any one of the lead, functional homolog or consensus sequences in FIGS. 1-4 or one of the polypeptide sequences in SEQ ID NOs. 1-93 and 173-176.
Claim 2A vector, comprising: a) a first nucleic acid having a regulatory region encoding a plant transcription and/or translation signal; and a second nucleic acid having a nucleotide sequence according to any one the nucleotide sequences of claim 1, wherein said first and second nucleic acids are operably linked.
Claim 3A method for increasing drought tolerance in a plant, said method comprising introducing into a plant cell an isolated nucleic acid comprising: (a) a nucleotide sequence encoding an amino acid sequence that is at least 85% identical to any one of Leads 68, 69, 94 and 95, corresponding to SEQ ID Nos. ______-______, respectively; (b) a nucleotide sequence that is complementary to any one of the nucleotide sequences according to paragraph (a); (c) a nucleotide sequence according to any one of SEQ ID Nos. ______-______; (d) a nucleotide sequence that is in reverse order of any one of the nucleotide sequences according to (c) when read in the 5′ to 3′ direction; (e) a nucleotide sequence that is an interfering RNA to the nucleotide sequence according to paragraph (a); (f) a nucleotide sequence able to form a hybridized nucleic acid duplex with the nucleic acid according to any one of paragraphs (a)-(d) at a temperature from about 40° C. to about 48° C. below a melting temperature of the hybridized nucleic acid duplex; (f) a nucleotide sequence encoding any one of the amino acid sequences identified as Leads 68, 69, 94 and 95, corresponding to the full length or the CDS identified in SEQ ID Nos. 6, 25, 57 and 71, respectively; or (g) a nucleotide sequence encoding any one of the lead, functional homolog or consensus sequences in FIGS. 1-4 or one of the polypeptide sequences in SEQ ID NOs. 1-93 and 173-176, wherein said plant produced from said plant cell has increased drought tolerance as compared to the corresponding level of a control plant that does not comprise said nucleic acid.
Claim 16
A plant cell comprising an isolated nucleic acid comprising a nucleotide sequence selected from the group consisting of: (a) a nucleotide sequence encoding an amino acid sequence that is at least 85% identical to any one of Leads 68, 69, 94 and 95, corresponding to SEQ ID Nos. ______-______, respectively; (b) a nucleotide sequence that is complementary to any one of the nucleotide sequences according to paragraph (a); (c) a nucleotide sequence according to the full length sequence or CDS of any one of SEQ ID Nos. 6, 25, 57 and 71; (d) a nucleotide sequence that is in reverse order of any one of the nucleotide sequences according to (c) when read in the 5′ to 3′ direction; (e) a nucleotide sequence that is an interfering RNA to the nucleotide sequence according to paragraph (a); (f) a nucleotide sequence able to form a hybridized nucleic acid duplex with the nucleic acid according to any one of paragraphs (a)-(d) at a temperature from about 40° C. to about 48° C. below a melting temperature of the hybridized nucleic acid duplex; (f) a nucleotide sequence encoding any one of the amino acid sequences identified as Leads 68, 69, 94 and 95, corresponding to SEQ ID Nos. ______-______, respectively; or (g) a nucleotide sequence encoding any one of the lead, functional homolog or consensus sequences in FIGS. 1-4.
Claim 25
A method for increasing drought tolerance in a plant, comprising: (a) transforming a plant with a nucleic acid molecule comprising a nucleotide sequence encoding any one of the lead, functional homolog or consensus sequences in any one of FIGS. 1-4; and (b) expressing said nucleotide sequence in said transformed plant, whereby said transformed plant has an increased drought tolerance as compared to a plant that has not been transformed with said nucleotide sequence.

Ceres, Inc.

US 2006/195943 A1

  • Earliest priority – 8 Dec 2004
  • Filed – 8 Dec 2005
  • Publication – 31 Aug 06
Title– Nucleotide sequences and corresponding polypeptides conferring modulated plant size and biomass in plants

Claim 1
An isolated nucleic acid molecule comprising: (a) a nucleotide sequence encoding an amino acid sequence that is at least 85% identical to any one of Leads 11, 17, 50, 58, 13/64 and 12/67, corresponding to SEQ ID Nos. 2, 10, 17, 22, 27 and 4, respectively; (b) a nucleotide sequence that is complementary to any one of the nucleotide sequences according to paragraph (a); (c) a nucleotide sequence according to any one of SEQ ID Nos. 1, 9, 16, 21, 26 and 3; (d) a nucleotide sequence that is in reverse order of any one of the nucleotide sequences according to (c) when read in the 5′ to 3′ direction; (e) a nucleotide sequence that is an interfering RNA to the nucleotide sequence according to paragraph (a); (f) a nucleotide sequence able to form a hybridized nucleic acid duplex with the nucleic acid according to any one of paragraphs (a)-(d) at a temperature from about 40° C. to about 48° C. below a melting temperature of the hybridized nucleic acid duplex; (f) a nucleotide sequence encoding any one of the amino acid sequences identified as Leads 11, 17, 50, 58, 13/64 and 12/67, corresponding to SEQ ID Nos. 2, 10, 17, 22, 27 and 4, respectively; or (g) a nucleotide sequence encoding any one of the lead, functional homolog or consensus sequences in FIGS. 1-5.
Claim 3
A method of modulating plant size, modulating vegetative growth, modulating plant architecture and/or modulating the plant biomass, said method comprising introducing into a plant cell an isolated nucleic acid comprising a nucleotide sequence selected from the group consisting of: (a) a nucleotide sequence encoding an amino acid sequence that is at least 85% identical to any one of Leads 11, 17, 50, 58, 13/64 and 12/67, corresponding to SEQ ID Nos. 2, 10, 17, 22, 27 and 4, respectively; (b) a nucleotide sequence that is complementary to any one of the nucleotide sequences according to paragraph (a); (c) a nucleotide sequence according to any one of SEQ ID Nos. 1, 9, 16, 21, 26 and 3; (d) a nucleotide sequence that is in reverse order of any one of the nucleotide sequences according to (c) when read in the 5′ to 3′ direction; (e) a nucleotide sequence that is an interfering RNA to the nucleotide sequence according to paragraph (a); (f) a nucleotide sequence able to form a hybridized nucleic acid duplex with the nucleic acid according to any one of paragraphs (a)-(d) at a temperature from about 40° C. to about 48° C. below a melting temperature of the hybridized nucleic acid duplex; (f) a nucleotide sequence encoding any one of the amino acid sequences identified as Leads 11, 17, 50, 58, 13/64 and 12/67, corresponding to SEQ ID Nos. 2, 10, 17, 22, 27 and 4, respectively; or (g) a nucleotide sequence encoding any one of the lead, functional homolog or consensus sequences in FIGS. 1-5, wherein said plant produced from said plant cell has modulated plant size, modulated vegetative growth, modulated plant architecture and/or modulated biomass as compared to the corresponding level in tissue of a control plant that does not comprise said nucleic acid.
Claim 15
A plant cell comprising an isolated nucleic acid comprising a nucleotide sequence selected from the group consisting of: (a) a nucleotide sequence encoding an amino acid sequence that is at least 85% identical to any one of Leads 11, 17, 50, 58, 13/64 and 12/67, corresponding to SEQ ID Nos. 2, 10, 17, 22, 27 and 4, respectively; (b) a nucleotide sequence that is complementary to any one of the nucleotide sequences according to paragraph (a); (c) a nucleotide sequence according to any one of SEQ ID Nos. 1, 9, 16, 21, 26 and 3; (d) a nucleotide sequence that is in reverse order of any one of the nucleotide sequences according to (c) when read in the 5′ to 3′ direction; (e) a nucleotide sequence that is an interfering RNA to the nucleotide sequence according to paragraph (a); (f) a nucleotide sequence able to form a hybridized nucleic acid duplex with the nucleic acid according to any one of paragraphs (a)-(d) at a temperature from about 40° C. to about 48° C. below a melting temperature of the hybridized nucleic acid duplex; (f) a nucleotide sequence encoding any one of the amino acid sequences identified as Leads 11, 17, 50, 58, 13/64 and 12/67, corresponding to SEQ ID Nos. 2, 10, 17, 22, 27 and 4, respectively; or (g) a nucleotide sequence encoding any one of the lead, functional homolog or consensus sequences in FIGS. 1-5.
Claim 24
A method for promoting increased biomass in a plant, comprising: (a) transforming a plant with a nucleic acid molecule comprising a nucleotide sequence encoding any one of the lead, functional homolog or consensus sequences in any one of FIGS. 1-5; and (b) expressing said nucleotide sequence in said transformed plant, whereby said transformed plant has an increased biomass as compared to a plant that has not been transformed with said nucleotide sequence.

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The related PCT publication is WO 2006/76099 A2. We have no information that a corresponding patent application has been filed in any other country besides the USA.