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SYNTHETIC REPRESSION OF GENE EXPRESSION IN PLANTS

United States Patent Application

20180105825
A1
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The present disclosure provides synthetic repressor constructs and the proteins encoded therein, as well as synthetic repressible promoter constructs for use in combination with the synthetic repressor constructs/synthetic repressors disclosed herein. Various combinations of synthetic repressor constructs and synthetic repressible promoter constructs are also provided in synthetic genetic circuits for modifying expression of a protein of interest in a plant cell.
Medford, June I. (Wellington, CO), Antunes, Mauricio S. (Fort Collins, CO), Kassaw, Tessema K. (Fort Collins, CO)
Colorado State University Research Foundation (Fort Collins CO)
15/ 787,562
October 18, 2017
GOVERNMENTAL RIGHTS [0002] This invention was made with government support under grant DE-AR0000311 awarded by the Department of Energy and grant W911NF-09-10526 awarded by the US Department of Defense, Defense Threat Reduction Agency. The government has certain rights in the invention.