Technology Patent Estate and Development

2Blades manages a portfolio of owned or in-licensed technologies encompassing specific traits and enabling technologies.  Development of a set of these technologies can be seen in our current projects.  Additional technology development activities are described under Technology Development.

A selection of 2Blades’ managed technologies:

 

Name Description Patent Status

CKL

Methods for producing plants with enhanced resistance to oomycete pathogens.

Application

RenSeq

Methods for identifying plant pathogen resistance genes. A key tool in several projects, including Resistance Gene Diversity

Application

Remorin

Methods for producing plants with enhanced resistance to oomycete pathogens.

Application

Xcv-1/bs5

Plant gene that interferes with bacterial virulence system from pepper. Useful as a marker for pepper breeding and as a genome editing target in other crops.

Application

Citrus PIP

Citrus trees with resistance to citrus canker using a pathogen inducible defense system. Tested for citrus canker resistance.

Application

TAL Code

Modular DNA binding domains. A powerful genome modification and editing technology and winner of the 2012 Agrow award for best new agricultural biotechnology.

Patents granted

Bs3 PIP

Pathogen inducible promoters and their use in enhancing the disease resistance of plants. Tested in citrus, tomato, and cassava.

Patents granted

EFR

Methods of enhancing resistance to bacterial pathogens using basal immunity receptors. Tested in a wide range of crops including tomato, citrus, wheat, apple and potato.

Patents granted

Bs3

The pepper Bs3 gene and methods of use as a resistance gene.

Patents granted

Bs2

The Bs2 resistance gene from pepper. Core technology for resistance to bacterial diseases of tomatoes.

Patents granted

Bs2

Tomato plants comprising transgenic event Bs2-X5.

Application

RPS2

RPS2 gene family, primers and probes, a member typifying the NLR family of resistance genes.

Patents granted

Cf-9

Plant pathogen resistance genes that typify the structure of receptor-like protein resistance genes

Patents granted