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Title: Hibiscus cannabinus feruloyl-CoA:monolignol transferase

The invention relates to isolated nucleic acids encoding a feruloyl-CoA:monolignol transferase and feruloyl-CoA:monolignol transferase enzymes. The isolated nucleic acids and/or the enzymes enable incorporation of monolignol ferulates into the lignin of plants, where such monolignol ferulates include, for example, p-coumaryl ferulate, coniferyl ferulate, and/or sinapyl ferulate. The invention also includes methods and plants that include nucleic acids encoding a feruloyl-CoA:monolignol transferase enzyme and/or feruloyl-CoA:monolignol transferase enzymes.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1473689
Assignee:
Board of Trustees of Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI); The University of British Columbia (Vancouver, CA); Wisconsin Alumni Resarch Foundation (Madison, WI) CHO
Patent Number(s):
10,059,955
Application Number:
15/285,182
Contract Number:
FC02-07ER64494
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2016 Oct 04
Research Org:
Board of Trustees of Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

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