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Title: Compositions and methods relating to transgenic plants and cellulosic ethanol production

Abstract

Transgenic lignocellulosic plants are provided according to embodiments of the present invention, the transgenic plants transformed with an expression cassette encoding a protein operably linked to a signal peptide which targets the protein to a cell wall of the transgenic plant, where at least 5% of the total amino acid residues of the protein are tyrosine, lysine, serine, threonine or cysteine. Methods of increasing lignin-protein bonds in a lignocellulosic plant are provided according to embodiments of the present invention which include expressing a recombinant nucleic acid in a lignocellulosic plant, the recombinant nucleic acid encoding a protein operably linked to a signal peptide which targets the protein to the cell wall of a plant, where at least 5% of the total amino acid residues of the protein are tyrosine, lysine, serine, threonine or cysteine.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
The Penn State Research Foundation, University Park, PA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1183450
Patent Number(s):
9045764
Application Number:
13/435,761
Assignee:
The Penn State Research Foundation (University Park, PA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
C - CHEMISTRY C12 - BIOCHEMISTRY C12P - FERMENTATION OR ENZYME-USING PROCESSES TO SYNTHESISE A DESIRED CHEMICAL COMPOUND OR COMPOSITION OR TO SEPARATE OPTICAL ISOMERS FROM A RACEMIC MIXTURE {
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-07ER15891
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 09 BIOMASS FUELS

Citation Formats

Tien, Ming, Carlson, John, and Liang, Haiying. Compositions and methods relating to transgenic plants and cellulosic ethanol production. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Tien, Ming, Carlson, John, & Liang, Haiying. Compositions and methods relating to transgenic plants and cellulosic ethanol production. United States.
Tien, Ming, Carlson, John, and Liang, Haiying. Tue . "Compositions and methods relating to transgenic plants and cellulosic ethanol production". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1183450.
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abstractNote = {Transgenic lignocellulosic plants are provided according to embodiments of the present invention, the transgenic plants transformed with an expression cassette encoding a protein operably linked to a signal peptide which targets the protein to a cell wall of the transgenic plant, where at least 5% of the total amino acid residues of the protein are tyrosine, lysine, serine, threonine or cysteine. Methods of increasing lignin-protein bonds in a lignocellulosic plant are provided according to embodiments of the present invention which include expressing a recombinant nucleic acid in a lignocellulosic plant, the recombinant nucleic acid encoding a protein operably linked to a signal peptide which targets the protein to the cell wall of a plant, where at least 5% of the total amino acid residues of the protein are tyrosine, lysine, serine, threonine or cysteine.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {6}
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