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Title: Plant fatty acid hydroxylases

Abstract

This invention relates to plant fatty acyl hydroxylases. Methods to use conserved amino acid or nucleotide sequences to obtain plant fatty acyl hydroxylases are described. Also described is the use of cDNA clones encoding a plant hydroxylase to produce a family of hydroxylated fatty acids in transgenic plants. In addition, the use of genes encoding fatty acid hydroxylases or desaturases to alter the level of lipid fatty acid unsaturation in transgenic plants is described.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Portola Valley, CA
  2. Burlingame, CA
  3. Lexington, KY
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Carnegie Institute of Washington (US)
OSTI Identifier:
874093
Patent Number(s):
6310194
Assignee:
Carnegie Institution of Washington (Washington, DC); Monsanto Company, Ltd. (St. Louis, MO)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C12 - BIOCHEMISTRY C12N - MICROORGANISMS OR ENZYMES
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-94ER20133
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
plant; fatty; acid; hydroxylases; relates; acyl; methods; conserved; amino; nucleotide; sequences; obtain; described; cdna; clones; encoding; hydroxylase; produce; family; hydroxylated; acids; transgenic; plants; addition; genes; desaturases; alter; level; lipid; unsaturation; amino acid; nucleotide sequence; cdna clone; plant fatty; fatty acyl; /999/800/

Citation Formats

Somerville, Chris, Broun, Pierre, and van de Loo, Frank. Plant fatty acid hydroxylases. United States: N. p., 2001. Web.
Somerville, Chris, Broun, Pierre, & van de Loo, Frank. Plant fatty acid hydroxylases. United States.
Somerville, Chris, Broun, Pierre, and van de Loo, Frank. Mon . "Plant fatty acid hydroxylases". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/874093.
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