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Title: Monolignol 4-O-methyltransferases and uses thereof

Abstract

Modified (iso)eugenol 4-O-methyltransferase enzymes having novel capacity for methylation of monolignols and reduction of lignin polymerization in plant cell wall are disclosed. Sequences encoding the modified enzymes are disclosed.

Inventors:
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Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1163999
Patent Number(s):
8,889,392
Application Number:
13/284,148
Assignee:
Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC (Upton, NY)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-98CH10886
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 09 BIOMASS FUELS; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION

Citation Formats

Liu, Chang-Jun, Bhuiya, Mohammad-Wadud, and Zhang, Kewei. Monolignol 4-O-methyltransferases and uses thereof. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Liu, Chang-Jun, Bhuiya, Mohammad-Wadud, & Zhang, Kewei. Monolignol 4-O-methyltransferases and uses thereof. United States.
Liu, Chang-Jun, Bhuiya, Mohammad-Wadud, and Zhang, Kewei. Tue . "Monolignol 4-O-methyltransferases and uses thereof". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1163999.
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