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Method of Reducing Acetylation in Plants to Improve Biofuel Production

United States Patent Application

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The invention provides methods for engineering plants to have reduced levels of acetylation by decreasing expression of one or more Cas1L genes. Such plants can be used, e.g., to increase yield for biofuel production.
Scheller, Henrik Vibe (Millbrae, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland CA)
13/ 201,851
February 17, 2010
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT [0002] The invention described and claimed herein was made using funds supplied by the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231. The government has certain rights in this invention.