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Title: Genes encoding novel lipid transporters and their use to increase oil production in vegetative tissues of plants

The present invention discloses a novel gene encoding a transporter protein trigalactosyldiacylglycerol-5 (TGD5), mutations thereof and their use to enhance TAG production and retention in plant vegetative tissue.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1414932
Assignee:
Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC (Upton, NY) BNL
Patent Number(s):
9,850,291
Application Number:
14/719,486
Contract Number:
AC02-98CH10886; SC0012704
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 May 22
Research Org:
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

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