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Plant Cyclopropane Fatty Acid Synthase

IntroductionVegetable oils are used not only in the food industry but also increasingly in the chemical industry. The utility of any particular oil depends upon chemical and physico-chemical properties of the oil, which is determined by the composition of the constituent fatty acids. Plant oils are often modified to meet industrial specifications. Such...
Published: 9/21/2011   |   Inventor(s): Xiaoming Bao, Michael Pollard, John Ohlrogge
Keywords(s): Agriculture Biotechnology, Lithium Batteries, Plant Oils, Promoters Category(s): Biotechnology, Chemicals

Plant Seed Specific Promoters

IntroductionConstitutive promoters, such as the CaMV 35S promoter, are commonly used for producing transgenic plants. However, constitutive promoters offer very little expression control, and cause their products to be expressed throughout the entire life of the plant and ubiquitously in tissues of transgenic plants. This effect is often harmful to...