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CHLAMYDOMONAS VIOLAXANTHIN DE-EPOXIDASE ENZYME AND ITS USES

United States Patent Application

20180057800
A1
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This disclosure provides Chlamydomonas violaxanthin de-epoxidase (CVDE) gene, polypeptides, and variants thereof as well as host cells that are genetically modified to express a CVDE polypeptide or variant. The disclosure additionally provides methods of producing such a genetically modified host cell and methods of using the cells , e.g., to increase zeaxanthin production.
Niyogi, Krishna K. (Oakland, CA), Li, Zhirong (El Cerrito, CA), Dent, Rachel (Berkeley, CA), Peers, Graham (Fort Collins, CO)
15/ 625,798
June 16, 2017
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHT TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT [0002] This invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in this invention.