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Title: Transgenic plants that exhibit enhanced nitrogen assimilation

Abstract

The present invention relates to a method for producing plants with improved agronomic and nutritional traits. Such traits include enhanced nitrogen assimilatory and utilization capacities, faster and more vigorous growth, greater vegetative and reproductive yields, and enriched or altered nitrogen content in vegetative and reproductive parts. More particularly, the invention relates to the engineering of plants modified to have altered expression of key enzymes in the nitrogen assimilation and utilization pathways. In one embodiment of the present invention, the desired altered expression is accomplished by engineering the plant for ectopic overexpression of one of more the native or modified nitrogen assimilatory enzymes. The invention also has a number of other embodiments, all of which are disclosed herein.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
New York University, New York, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1175263
Patent Number(s):
6864405
Application Number:
09/605,521
Assignee:
New York University (New York, NY)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C12 - BIOCHEMISTRY C12N - MICROORGANISMS OR ENZYMES
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-92ER20071
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Citation Formats

Coruzzi, Gloria M., and Brears, Timothy. Transgenic plants that exhibit enhanced nitrogen assimilation. United States: N. p., 2005. Web.
Coruzzi, Gloria M., & Brears, Timothy. Transgenic plants that exhibit enhanced nitrogen assimilation. United States.
Coruzzi, Gloria M., and Brears, Timothy. Tue . "Transgenic plants that exhibit enhanced nitrogen assimilation". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1175263.
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