Title: Identification and Use of Cytochrome P450 Nucleic Acid Sequences from Tobacco. Number: 20040103449. Filed: Nov. 13, 2002. Inventor: Dongmei Xu, US Smokeless Tobacco Company.
The patent application, its abstract states, covers an invention relating “to P450 enzymes and nucleic acid sequences encoding P450 enzymes in plants, more specifically tobacco, and methods of using those enzymes and nucleic acid sequences to alter plant phenotypes.”