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DNA encoding for plant digalactosyldiacylglycerol galactosyltransferase and methods of use

United States Patent

November 4, 2003
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The cDNA encoding digalactosyldiacylglycerol galactosyltransferase (DGD1) is provided. The deduced amino acid sequence is also provided. Methods of making and using DGD1 to screen for new herbicides and alter a plant's leaf lipid composition are also provided, as well as expression vectors, transgenic plants or other organisms transfected with said vectors.
Benning; Christoph (East Lansing, MI), Doermann; Peter (Berlin, DE)
Board of Trustees operating Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
09/ 565,909
May 5, 2000
SPONSORSHIP Work on this invention was sponsored in part by Department of Energy Grant DE-FG02-98ER20305. The Government may have certain rights in the invention.