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Research with applications: A list of some Plantechno's patents and publications.

’Oligomers containing two or more muteins units of the human Apo A-1 proteins’ December 7 2006 (national and international priority date).
'Food Flours with Specific Technological Characteristics and Low Allergenicity' (International Patent Application No. PCT/ITB2003/05092)
‘In-seed expression of lysosomal enzymes’ US 2006/0031965 A1.
‘In-seed expression of lysosomal enzymes’ WO 03/073839 A2.
‘A synthetic polynucleotide coding for human lactoferrin, vectors, cells and transgenic plants containing it’, WO 00/04146 US patent currently in review.
‘Production in plant of the protein ApoA-1 in dimeric and multimeric forms’ Italian patent granted August 10 2006 (national and international priority date), PCT in progress.

Zelasco S. Reggi S. Calligari P. Balestrazzi A. Bongiorni C. Quattrini E. Delia G. Bisoffi S. Fogher C. Confalonieri M. 2006. Expression of the Vitreoscilla hemoglobin (VHb)-encoding gene in transgenic white poplar: plant growth and biomass production, biochemical characterization and cell survival under submergence, oxidative and nitrosative stress conditions. Molecular Breeding 17:201-216.

Reggi, S. Marchetti S. Patti T. De Amicis F. Cariati R. Bembi B. Fogher C. 2005. Recombinant human acid ß-glucosidase stored in tobacco seed is stable, active and taken up by human fibroblasts". Plant Molecular Biology 57:101–113.

Zaina G., De Amicis F., Morassutti C., Fogher C., Marchetti S. 2003. Endonuclease genes up-regulated in tissues undergoing programmed cell death are expressed during male gametogenesis in barley. Gene 315:43-50.

Bongiorni C., Marudelli M., Perfanov K., Salati C., Bottura C., Reggi S., Fogher C. 2002. Expresssion of bread wheat proteins and a protein crosslinking enzyme into transgenic rice. Eucarpia, Proc. Cereal Section meeting “From Biodiversity to genomics: Breeding Strategies for Small grain Cereals in the Third Millennium”. Marè C., Faccioli P., Stanca A.M. (Eds.), p-443-446.

Messeguer J., Fogher C., Guiderdoni E., Marfà V., Català M.M., Baldi G., Melé E. 2001. Field assessments of gene flow from transgenic to cultivated rice (Oryza sativa L.) using a herbicide resistance gene as tracer marker. Theor. Appl. Genet. 103:1151-1159.

Marchetti S., Delledonne M., Fogher C., Giordano A., Chiabà C., Savazzini F., Chiesa F. 2000. Soybean Kunitz, C-II and PI-IV inhibitor genes confer insect resistance to tobacco and potato transgenic plants. Theor. Appl. Genet. 101:519-526.

Tosca A., Delledonne M., Furini A., Belenghi B., Fogher C., Frangi P. 2000. Transformation of korean chrysanthemum (Dendranthema zawadskii x D. grandiflorum) and insertion of the maize autonomous element Ac using Agrobacterium tumefaciens. J. Genet. & Breed. 54:19-24.

Fogher C.. 1999. Genetically engineering plants for crop improvement: risks and opportunities. In “Human and environmental exposure to xenobiotics” Del Re AAM et al. (Eds.). Proc. of the XI Symposium Pesticide Chemistry, September 11-15, Cremona., pp. 861-871.

Confalonieri M., Allegro G., Balestrazzi A., Fogher C., Delledonne M. 1998. Regeneration of Populus nigra transgenic plants expressing a Kunitz proteinase inhibitor (Kti3) gene. Molecular Breeding 4: 137-145.

Marchetti S., Pitotti A., Giordano A., Chiaba C., Fogher C. 1995. Partial inactivation of microbial proteinases with soybean Kunitz and Bowman Birk inhibitors. J. Sci. Food Agric. 69:423-428.

Welsh K.M., Trach K.A., Fogher C., Hoch J.A. 1994. Biochemical characterization of the essential GTP binding protein Obg of Bacillus subtilis. J. Bacteriol. 176:7161 7168.

Marchetti S., Giordano A., Chiaba C., Pfeiffer A., Delledonne M., Fogher C., Savazzini F., Cervini P. Bassi C., Chiesa F., Reguzzi M.C., Cravedi P. 1994. Genetic engineering of plants for insect resistance using proteinase inhibitor genes. Proc. of IPBA, Rogla, December 5 7, pp 113 119.

Frigerio L., Delledonne M., Fogher C. 1993. Cloning of an aspartokinase from Bacillus subtilis and expression of cytoplasmic and chloroplast chimeric constructs in transgenic plants. Eucarpia, Proc. XVIth Conf. "Breeding and Molecular Biology: Accomplishments and future Promises", p. 198 202.

Trach K., Burbulys D., Strauch M., Wu J. J., Dhillon N., Jonas R., Hanstein C., Kallio P., Perego M., Bird T., Spiegelman G., Fogher C., Hoch J.A. 1991. Control of the initiation of sporulation in Bacillus subtilis by a phosphorelay. Res. Microbiol. 142:815 823.

Calogero S., Albertini A.M., Fogher C., Marzari R., Galizzi A. 1989. Expression of a cloned Bacillus thuringiensis delta endotoxin in Bacillus subtilis. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 55:446 453.

Elmerich C., Bozouklian H., Vieille C., Fogher C., Perroud B., Perrin A., Vanderleyden J. 1987. Azospirillum: genetics of nitrogen fixation and interaction with plants. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B317:183 192.