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Title: Plant isoflavone and isoflavanone O-methyltransferase genes

Abstract

The invention provides enzymes that encode O-methyltransferases (OMTs) from Medicago truncatula that allow modification to plant (iso)flavonoid biosynthetic pathways. In certain aspects of the invention, the genes encoding these enzymes are provided. The invention therefore allows the modification of plants for isoflavonoid content. Transgenic plants comprising such enzymes are also provided, as well as methods for improving disease resistance in plants. Methods for producing food and nutraceuticals, and the resulting compositions, are also provided.

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Research Org.:
BNL (Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States))
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1150638
Patent Number(s):
8,809,627
Application Number:
11/840,032
Assignee:
The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation (Ardmore, OK) BNL
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Citation Formats

Broeckling, Bettina E., Liu, Chang-Jun, and Dixon, Richard A.. Plant isoflavone and isoflavanone O-methyltransferase genes. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Broeckling, Bettina E., Liu, Chang-Jun, & Dixon, Richard A.. Plant isoflavone and isoflavanone O-methyltransferase genes. United States.
Broeckling, Bettina E., Liu, Chang-Jun, and Dixon, Richard A.. Tue . "Plant isoflavone and isoflavanone O-methyltransferase genes". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1150638.
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abstractNote = {The invention provides enzymes that encode O-methyltransferases (OMTs) from Medicago truncatula that allow modification to plant (iso)flavonoid biosynthetic pathways. In certain aspects of the invention, the genes encoding these enzymes are provided. The invention therefore allows the modification of plants for isoflavonoid content. Transgenic plants comprising such enzymes are also provided, as well as methods for improving disease resistance in plants. Methods for producing food and nutraceuticals, and the resulting compositions, are also provided.},
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year = {Tue Aug 19 00:00:00 EDT 2014},
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