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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 (United 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. 2010. "Metal resistant plants and phytoremediation of environmental contamination". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1176245.
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