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MODIFIED BRASSICA PLANTS WITH INCREASED SEED OIL CONTENT

United States Patent Application

20170204426
A1
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Methods and means are provided to increase the seed oil content of Brassica plants by preventing feedback inhibition by phosphoenolpyruvate (PEP) of a pyrophosphate-dependent phosphofructokinase (PPi-PFK) present in cells of seeds or embryos of these plants, in various manners, including by providing feedback insensitive or less sensitive PPi-PFK.
SCHWENDER, Jorg (Upton, NY)
15/ 324,579
July 7, 2015
[0001] This invention was made with Government support under contract number DE-AC02-98CH10886, awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government of the U.S.A. has certain rights in the invention. [0002] The sequence listing that is contained in the file named "BCS 14-2004_ST25.txt" which is 24 kb (measured in operating system MS-Windows) and was created on Jun. 23, 2014, is filed herewith and incorporated herein by reference.