Persea americana

Family Lauraceae
Scientific name Persea americana Miller
Synonyms Laurus persea L.; Persea americana Miller var. angustifolia Miranda; Persea americana Miller var. drymifolia (Schlechtendal & Chamisso) S. F. Blake; Persea americana Miller var. leiogyna (S. F. Blake) Kelsey & Dayton; Persea americana Miller var. nubigena (L. O. Williams) L. E. Kopp; Persea drymifolia Schlechtendal & Chamisso; Persea edulis Rafinesque; Persea floccosa Mez; Persea gigantea L. O. Williams; Persea gratissima C. F. Gaertner; Persea gratissima C. F. Gaertner var. drymifolia (Schlechtendal & Chamisso) Mez; Persea gratissima C. F. Gaertner var. macrophylla Meisner; Persea gratissima C. F. Gaertner var. oblonga Meisner; Persea gratissima C. F. Gaertner var. praecox Nees von Esenbeck; Persea gratissima C. F. Gaertner var. vulgaris Meisner; Persea leiogyna S. F. Blake; Persea macrocarpa Rafinesque; Persea nubigena L. O. Williams; Persea paucitriplinervia Lundell; Persea persea (L.) Cockerell; Persea steyermarkii C. K. Allen
Common name (English common name) avocado, alligator pear
(Japanese common name) wani-nashi [alligator pear], Avogado
Distribution Mexico, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
Reference Persea americana Mill.
Persea americana Mill.
DNA constructs and plants incorporating them (US Patent 6204437/2001)
Herbal tonic composition that improves respiration, aids in the elimination of toxins and improves overall vitality (US Patent 6582702/2003)
Mixture for the oxidation tinting of keratin fibres containing a laccase and tinting method using said mixture (US Patent 6551359/2003)
Compositions for the oxidation dyeing of keratinous fibers comprising at least one oxidation dye and at least one enzymatic oxidizing agent, and dyeing methods (US Patent 6733539/2004)
OAR polynucleotides, polypeptides and their use in PHA production in plants (US Patent 6806401/2004)
Composition and method for lowering cholesterol (US Patent 6793946/2004)
Formulation for counteracting and ethylene response in plants, preparation process thereof, and method using the same (US Patent 6897185/2005)
Preparation of essential oil compositions for portable liquid disinfection (US Patent 6929810/2005)
Lipoxygenase polynucleotides and methods of use (US Patent 6921847/2005)
Hepatic disorder suppressant (US Patent 6942882/2005)
Promoter fragment that is recognized by the product of the tobacco Nic gene (US Patent 6911541/2005)
Antithrombotic agents (US Patent 6958164/2005)
Method of modifying the content of cottonseed oil (US Patent 6974898/2005)
Control of post-transcriptional gene silencing in plants (US Patent 6972349/2005)
Compositions of marine botanicals to provide nutrition to aging and environmentally damaged skin (US Patent 7025966/2006)
Compositions and methods for altering the disulfide status of proteins (US Patent 7009087/2006)
Selective destruction of cells infected with human immunodeficiency virus (US Patent 7018633/2006)
Compositions and methods for the targeted insertion of a nucleotide sequence of interest into the genome of a plant (US Patent 7102055/2006)
Manipulation of plant polysaccharide synthases (US Patent 7098380/2006)
High efficiency gene targeting in plants (US Patent 7126041/2006)
OAR polynucleotides, polypeptides and their use in PHA production in plants (US Patent 7129395/2006)
Compositions and methods for altering tocotrienol content (US Patent 7154029/2006)
Ecdysone receptors and methods for their use (US Patent 7151168/2006)
Self-processing plants and plant parts (US Patent 7102057/2006)
Compositions and methods for promoting expression of nucleic acids in plants (US Patent 7041873/2006)
Development of a stress-responsive promoter from maize (US Patent 7074985/2006)
Genes and regulatory DNA sequences associated with stress-related gene expression in plants and methods of using the same (US Patent 7176027/2007)
Composition (US Patent 7309496/2007)
Skin cream (US Patent 7306810/2007)
Stable cheese condiment (US Patent 7309510/2007)
Aqueous hair cleansing composition comprising a sulfate surfactant mixture and an amino-modified silicone (US Patent 7307050/2007)
Anti-apoptosis genes and methods of use thereof (US Patent 7223597/2007)
Nucleic acid molecules encoding cyclotide polypeptides and methods of use (US Patent 7232939/2007)
Ecdysone receptors and methods for their use (US Patent 7238859/2007)
Treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (US Patent 7235268/2007)
Engineering single-gene-controlled staygreen potential into plants utilizing ACC synthase from maize (US Patent 7230161/2007)
Regulating metabolism by modifying the level of trehalose-6-phosphate (US Patent 7247770/2007)
Wuschel (WUS) Gene Homologs (US Patent 7256322/2007)
Antifungal polypeptides (US Patent 7306946/2007)
Methods of protecting plants from pathogenic fungi and nematodes (US Patent 7301069/2007)
Process for preparing vegetable oil fractions rich in non-tocolic, high-melting, unsaponifiable matter (US Patent 7288278/2007)
Isolated nucleic acid molecules encoding the Dw3 P-glycoprotein of sorghum and methods of modifying growth in transgenic plants therewith (US Patent 7276647/2007)
Methods of protecting plants from pathogenic fungi (US Patent 7273965/2007)
Promoter from maize invertase inhibitor gene (US Patent 7276596/2007)
Cosmetic rejuvenating and healing product, method of its manufacture and uses thereof (US Patent 7262224/2007)
Auxin-repressed, dormancy-associated promoter and uses thereof (US Patent 7265219/2007)
Coloring composition for keratin fibres comprising a system limiting the transcutaneous passage of an oxidation dye (US Patent 7270685/2007)
FUS6 nucleic acid molecules and methods of their use in enhancing disease resistance in plants (US Patent 7262342/2007)
Genes for galactomannan production in plants and methods of use (US Patent 7265265/2007)
Rhizoc3 antimicrobial polypeptides and their uses (US Patent 7202214/2007)
Seed-preferred regulatory elements (US Patent 7211712/2007)
Root-preferred, wound- and insect-inducible 2-oxoglutarate-dependent oxygenase promoter from maize and its use (US Patent 7193135/2007)
Insecticidal plant cyclotide with activity against homopteran insects (US Patent 7211658/2007)
Oxyethylenated based hair pre-treatment anti-penetration composition and method using such a composition for limiting the penetration of dyes into the skin (US Patent 7189267/2007)
Nucleic acids encoding oryza sativa nuclear cap binding protein 80 and methods of use (US Patent 7186887/2007)

March 2007
at Ibaraki Prefecture Flower Park
March 2007
at Ibaraki Prefecture Flower Park
March 2007
at Ibaraki Prefecture Flower Park