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INHIBITION OF SNL6 EXPRESSION FOR BIOFUEL PRODUCTION

United States Patent Application

20130160161
A1
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Energy Crops Engineered for Increased Sugar Extraction through Inhibition of snl6 Expression
The invention provides compositions and methods for inhibiting the expression of the gene Snl6 in plants. Plants with inhibited expression of Snl6 have use in biofuel production, e.g., by increasing the amount of soluble sugar that can be extracted from the plant.
Bart, Rebecca (Berkeley, CA), Chern, Mawsheng (Davis, CA), Ronald, Pamela (Davis, CA), Vega-Sanchez, Miguel (Oakland, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland CA)
13/ 704,969
June 17, 2011
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT [0002] This invention was made with government support under DE-FG02-06ER64304 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention."