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Gene for Low Calorie, Low Viscosity Vegetable Oil

Executive SummaryResearchers at Michigan State University have engineered oilseed crops to produce high hanklevels of acetyl-triacylglycerol (acetyl-TAG). This unique plant oil has enhanced low-temperature properties, lower viscosity, lower calories and additional attractive qualities.  Acetyl-TAG has a wide range of food and non-food applications as...
Published: 11/10/2010   |   Inventor(s): Michael Pollard, John Ohlrogge, Timothy Durrett
Keywords(s): Biodiesel, Biofuel, Plant Oils, Transgenic Plants Category(s): Biotechnology, Energy, Agriculture