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Enhancing Oil Accumulation in Vegetative Tissue of Plants

United States Patent Application

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Combinations of genes are used to enhance the accumulation of triacylglycerol compounds in vegetative tissues of plants. Fatty acids in the form of triacylglycerol compounds accumulate in vegetative tissues in excess amounts compared to untreated plants.
Shanklin, John (Shoreham, NY), Liu, Hiu (Ridge, NY), Xu, Changcheng (Calverton, NY), Fan, Jilian (Calverton, NY), Zhang, Xuebin (Ridge, NY)
Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC (Upton NY)
13/ 933,196
July 2, 2013
GOVERNMENT SUPPORT [0002] This invention was made with Government support under contract number DE-AC02-98CH10886, awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of Energy ARPA-E grant DE-AR00000470. The Government has certain rights in the invention.