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DELIVERY PLATFORMS FOR THE DOMESTICATION OF ALGAE AND PLANTS

United States Patent Application

20160090603
A1
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The present invention relates to a delivery platform that can be used to genetically modify a target in a plant or an alga. In one instance, polypeptides and/or polynucleotides can be delivered using silica delivery platforms, e.g., silica carriers or protocells. Such platforms can be employed to control gene activation and repression in the plant or alga.
Carnes, Eric Christopher (Albuquerque, NM), Ruffing, Anne (Albuquerque, NM), Ashley, Carlee Erin (Albuquerque, NM)
14/ 871,748
September 30, 2015
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST [0002] This invention was made with Government support under contract no. DE-AC04-94AL85000 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy to Sandia Corporation. The Government has certain rights in the invention.