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Title: Modification of lignin content and composition in plants

Abstract

Plants and methods of preparing plants having reduced lignin content and/or altered lignin composition are provided. The activities of caffeoyl-CoA O-methyltransferase and/or caffeic acid O-methyltransferase enzymes in the modified plants are reduced.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Athens, GA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
University of Georgia
OSTI Identifier:
874686
Patent Number(s):
6441272
Assignee:
The University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc. (Athens, GA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C12 - BIOCHEMISTRY C12N - MICROORGANISMS OR ENZYMES
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-97ER20258
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
modification; lignin; content; composition; plants; methods; preparing; reduced; andor; altered; provided; activities; caffeoyl-coa; o-methyltransferase; caffeic; acid; enzymes; modified; /800/435/999/

Citation Formats

Ye, Zheng-Hua. Modification of lignin content and composition in plants. United States: N. p., 2002. Web.
Ye, Zheng-Hua. Modification of lignin content and composition in plants. United States.
Ye, Zheng-Hua. Tue . "Modification of lignin content and composition in plants". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/874686.
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