Patent application filed by Edenspace Systems Corporation and the University of Arizona
Edenspace Systems Corp. is a US biotechnology R&D company located in Virginia that produces transgenic plants for use in environmental protection and renewable fuels. Main products and services include:
- Phytoremediation of heavy metals, metalloids and organic compounds.
- Soil and groundwater assessment and remediation.
- Biodetection and biomonitoring of environmental contaminants.
The US patent application described in this section discloses use of anthocyanin synthesis as a reporter system in transgenic plant biosensors. Examples in the specification provide a method to produce transgenic plants that detect heavy metals with a construct containing anthocyanin regulatory gene B that is fused to the BjMTP1 promoter (BjMTP, Brassica junceametal tolerance protein), which was introduced into Arabidopsis and Maize.
Details of the patent document
|Patent or publication no.||Title, Independent Claims and Summary||Assignee and licensing information|
||Title – Plant biosensor systems
The claims are generally drawn towards:
Definitions extracted from the description are:
Since this is a published application and not a granted patent, currently there are no enforceable rights.
Four examples provided in the specification are:
|Edenspace Systems Corporation
3810 Concorde Parkway, Suite 100
University of Arizona
(THE ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
Office of Technology Transfer
888 N. EUCLID AVENUE, PO BOX 210158
The following two contacts for licensing were listed in the contact information site:
Dubuque, Suzanne, PhD
Trammell, Mary Louise “Mike”, PhD
|Date of search||19/04/2006|
|Database searched||Patent Lens|
|Type of search||Simple, stemming on|
|Collections searched||AU-B, US-A, US-B, EP-B, WO|
|Search terms||Edenspace in applicant|