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Title: Metal resistant plants and phytoremediation of environmental contamination

Abstract

The present disclosure provides a method of producing transgenic plants which are resistant to at least one metal ion by transforming the plant with a recombinant DNA comprising a nucleic acid encoding a bacterial arsenic reductase under the control of a plant expressible promoter, and a nucleic acid encoding a nucleotide sequence encoding a phytochelatin biosynthetic enzyme under the control of a plant expressible promoter. The invention also relates a method of phytoremediation of a contaminated site by growing in the site a transgenic plant expressing a nucleic acid encoding a bacterial arsenate reductase and a nucleic acid encoding a phytochelatin biosynthetic enzyme.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA (Unites States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1176245
Patent Number(s):
7,700,827
Application Number:
10/450,731
Assignee:
The University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc. (Athens, GA)
DOE Contract Number:  
FG07-96ER20257
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2001 Dec 13
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Citation Formats

Meagher, Richard B., Li, Yujing, and Dhankher, Om P. Metal resistant plants and phytoremediation of environmental contamination. United States: N. p., 2010. Web.
Meagher, Richard B., Li, Yujing, & Dhankher, Om P. Metal resistant plants and phytoremediation of environmental contamination. United States.
Meagher, Richard B., Li, Yujing, and Dhankher, Om P. Tue . "Metal resistant plants and phytoremediation of environmental contamination". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1176245.
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