Global Patent Index - EP 1159407 A2

EP 1159407 A2 2001-12-05 - CLASS II DNA METHYLTRANSFERASES OF ZEA MAYS

Title (en)

CLASS II DNA METHYLTRANSFERASES OF ZEA MAYS

Title (de)

DNA METHYLTRANSFERASEN (KLASSE II) VON ZEA MAYS

Title (fr)

ADN METHYLTRANSFERASES DE CLASSE II DE ZEA MAYS

Publication

EP 1159407 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 00917875 A

Priority

  • US 0006456 W
  • US 12388899 P
  • US 16985899 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0053732A2] The present invention provides nucleic acids encoding polypeptides which encode a DNA methyltransferase. These nucleic acids can be used to stabilize transgene expression in transgenic plants, to alter the yield or biochemical qualities of plants to silencing targeted genes in plants in vivo.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

C12N 9/10; C12N 5/14; C12N 15/63; C12N 15/82; C12N 15/83

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

C12N 9/10 (2006.01); C12N 15/82 (2006.01); C12N 15/83 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

C12N 9/1007 (2013.01); C12N 15/8216 (2013.01); C12N 15/8261 (2013.01); Y02A 40/146 (2018.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0053732A3

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 0053732 A2 20000914; WO 0053732 A3 20001221; AU 3878100 A 20000928; CA 2362417 A1 20000914; EP 1159407 A2 20011205; MX PA01009097 A 20030714

INPADOC legal status


2004-04-07 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20031001

2001-12-05 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20010827

2001-12-05 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

2001-12-05 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Free text: AL;LT;LV;MK;RO;SI