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RECOMBINANT PLANTS AND MICROORGANISMS HAVING A REVERSE GLYOXYLATE SHUNT

United States Patent Application

20160369292
A1
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Provided are microorganisms and plants that express or overexpress enzymes that catalyze the conversion of a four carbon metabolite (malate) to acetyl-CoA. Also provided are methods of generating such organisms and plants and methods of synthesizing biomass, biofuel, oil, chemicals and biochemicals using such organisms and plants.
Liao, James C. (Los Angeles, CA), Gronenberg, Luisa (Los Angeles, CA), Mainguet, Samuel (Los Angeles, CA), Wong, Sio Si (Los Angeles, CA), Srivastava, Avinash (Los Angeles, CA)
14/ 901,278
June 29, 2014
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH [0002] This invention was made with Government support under Grant Nos. DE-AR0000085 and DE-AR0000201, awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.