Passiflora quadrangularis

Family Passifloraceae
Scientific name Passiflora quadrangularis L.
Synonyms Granadilla quadrangularis (L.) Medikus; Passiflora macrocarpa Linden ex Masters; Passiflora quadrangularis L. var. sulcata de Candolle; Passiflora quadrangularis L. var. variegata hort.; Passiflora sulcata Nicolaus von Jacquin; Passiflora tetragona M. Roemer
Common name (English common name) giant granadilla, granadilla, barbadine
(Japanese common name) tokei-sou [clock flower weed], oh-nagami-no-tokei-sou [large and long fruits clock flower weed]
Distribution Jamaica, Central America, Southern America
Reference Passiflora quadrangularis L.
Cosmetic composition for the treatment of the hair and skin comprising a powder of flowers or flower tops and a cohesion agent (US Patent 4880621/1989)
Expression of wild type and mutant glutamine synthetase in foreign hosts (US Patent 5098838/1992)
Identification of methionine Nα-acetyltransferase (US Patent 5223421/1993)
Isolation of strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae having altered α-acetyltransferase activity (US Patent 5210024/1993)
Appetite suppressant composition and method relating thereto (US Patent 5273754/1993)
Genetic engineering of novel plant phenotypes (US Patent 5231020/1993)
Process and apparatus for the genetic transformation of cells (US Patent 5976880/1999)
Signal sequences for vacuolar sorting (US Patent 6054637/2000)
GA4 DNA, protein and methods of use (US Patent 6013472/2000)
Plant peptide transport gene (US Patent 6080542/2000)
Moistened cosmetic eye treatment fads (US Patent 6159487/2000)
Modified ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase for improvement and optimization of plant phenotypes (US Patent 6483011/2002)
Triterpene compositions and methods for use thereof (US Patent 6444233/2002)
Foliar fertilizer and method for using the same (US Patent 6475258/2002)
Medicinal plant dry extracts (US Patent 6472439/2002)
Genetic and epigenetic manipulation of ABC transporters and ectophosphatases for the conference of hormone and herbicide resistance (US Patent 6448472/2002)
Anti-proliferative preparations (US Patent 6342254/2002)
Endoglucanases (US Patent 6387690/2002)
Toilet training article containing an astringent agent (US Patent 6657100/2003)
Pharmaceutical preparations of bioactive substances extracted from natural sources (US Patent 6746695/2004)
Sugarcane UBI9 gene promoter and methods of use thereof (US Patent 6706948/2004)
Modified starch metabolism enzymes and encoding genes for improvement and optimization of plant phenotypes (US Patent 6703240/2004)
Nod2 nucleic acids and proteins (US Patent 6835815/2004)
Acyl coenzyme A thioesterases (US Patent 6878861/2005)
Diagnosis and treatment system for reward deficiency syndrome (RDS) and related behaviors (US Patent 6955873/2005)
Triterpene compositions and methods for use thereof (US Patent 7105186/2006)
Gabapentin analogues for sleep disorders (US Patent 7141606/2006)
Plant acyl-CoA synthetases (US Patent 7105722/2006)
Cassava vein mosaic virus promoter nucleic acid sequences and expression vectors (US Patent 7053205/2006)
Nucleic acid compositions conferring disease resistance (US Patent 7309815/2007)
Anti-wrinkle cosmetic (WIPO Patent WO/2005/077328)
Infection resistant plants and methods for their generation (WIPO Patent WO/2006/032087)

January 2008
at Hiroshima Botanical Garden
January 2008
at Hiroshima Botanical Garden
January 2008
at Hiroshima Botanical Garden

June 2009
at Tsukuba Botanical Garden