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Title: Genetic engineering of syringyl-enriched lignin in plants

Abstract

The present invention relates to a novel DNA sequence, which encodes a previously unidentified lignin biosynthetic pathway enzyme, sinapyl alcohol dehydrogenase (SAD) that regulates the biosynthesis of syringyl lignin in plants. Also provided are methods for incorporating this novel SAD gene sequence or substantially similar sequences into a plant genome for genetic engineering of syringyl-enriched lignin in plants.

Inventors:
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Research Org.:
Board of Control of Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1175113
Patent Number(s):
6812377
Application Number:
09/947,150
Assignee:
Board of Control of Michigan Technological University (Houghton, MI)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C12 - BIOCHEMISTRY C12N - MICROORGANISMS OR ENZYMES
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-01ER15179
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Citation Formats

Chiang, Vincent Lee, and Li, Laigeng. Genetic engineering of syringyl-enriched lignin in plants. United States: N. p., 2004. Web.
Chiang, Vincent Lee, & Li, Laigeng. Genetic engineering of syringyl-enriched lignin in plants. United States.
Chiang, Vincent Lee, and Li, Laigeng. Tue . "Genetic engineering of syringyl-enriched lignin in plants". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1175113.
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