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Ray A Bressan

Horticulture and Landscape Architecture 

  • Distinguished Professor of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture
765.494.1336
765.494.0391
WSLR Room 128

Area of Expertise: Molecular Genetics

Stress Physiology

A broad program based on the techniques of in vitro plant cell culture and selection with three major goals: 1) Establish cell systems to study the physiology and biochemistry of variants with increased tolerance to water and salt stress and isolate and study genes involved in cellular tolerance. 2) Regenerate plants in some instances from variant cell lines to attempt recovery of agriculturally useful phenotypes and to study the genetic basis of the phenotype of variants. 3) Estimate the extent and usefulness of phenotypic variability resulting from adventitious morphogenesis in plants.v

Patents

Bressan, R. A. Activation of the Arabidopsis hypertall (HYT1/YUCCA6) locus affects several auxin mediated responses. U.S. Patent No. 7763772. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Bressan, R. A. Plant PR-5 proteins as mammalian therapeutic agents. U.S. Patent No. 7803854; 7803556. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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