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Title: Controlled buckling structures in semiconductor interconnects and nanomembranes for stretchable electronics

The present invention relates to novel diacylglycerol acyltransferase genes and proteins, and methods of their use. In particular, the invention describes genes encoding proteins having diacylglycerol acetyltransferase activity, specifically for transferring an acetyl group to a diacylglycerol substrate to form acetyl-Triacylglycerols (ac-TAGS), for example, a 3-acetyl-1,2-diacyl-sn-glycerol. The present invention encompasses both native and recombinant wild-type forms of the transferase, as well as mutants and variant forms. The present invention also relates to methods of using novel diacylglycerol acyltransferase genes and proteins, including their expression in transgenic organisms at commercially viable levels, for increasing production of 3-acetyl-1,2-diacyl-sn-glycerols in plant oils and altering the composition of oils produced by microorganisms, such as yeast, by increasing ac-TAG production. Additionally, oils produced by methods of the present inventions comprising genes and proteins are contemplated for use as biodiesel fuel, in polymer production and as naturally produced food oils with reduced calories.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1248863
Assignee:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois (Urbana, IL) CHO
Patent Number(s):
9,324,733
Application Number:
14/220,910
Contract Number:
FG02-91ER45439
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Mar 20
Research Org:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, Urbana, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY

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Printable semiconductor structures and related methods of making and assembling
patent, October 2011

Stretchable form of single crystal silicon for high performance electronics on rubber substrates
patent, June 2012

Controlled buckling structures in semiconductor interconnects and nanomembranes for stretchable electronics
patent, July 2012

Methods of making spatially aligned nanotubes and nanotube arrays
patent, February 2013

Printable semiconductor structures and related methods of making and assembling
patent, March 2013

Methods and devices for fabricating and assembling printable semiconductor elements
patent, May 2013

Printable, flexible and stretchable diamond for thermal management
patent, June 2013

Stretchable and foldable electronic devices
patent, October 2013

High resolution sensing and control of electrohydrodynamic jet printing
patent, October 2013

Methods and devices for fabricating and assembling printable semiconductor elements
patent, March 2014

Implantable biomedical devices on bioresorbable substrates
patent, March 2014

Arrays of ultrathin silicon solar microcells
patent, March 2014

Optical systems fabricated by printing-based assembly
patent, May 2014

Controlled buckling structures in semiconductor interconnects and nanomembranes for stretchable electronics
patent, May 2014

Stretchable form of single crystal silicon for high performance electronics on rubber substrates
patent, June 2014

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