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Use of plant fatty acyl hydroxylases to produce hydroxylated fatty acids and derivatives in plants

United States Patent

August 13, 2002
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The present invention relates to the identification of nucleic acid sequences and constructs, and methods related thereto, and the use of these sequences and constructs to produce genetically modified plants for the purpose of altering the composition of plant oils, waxes and related compounds.
Somerville; Chris (Portola Valley, CA), van de Loo; Frank (Lexington, KY)
Carnegie Institution of Washington (Washington, DC)
09/ 045,940
March 23, 1998
This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-FG02-94ER20133 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.