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Abstract

This invention relates to an isolated cellulose synthase promoter, methods for genetically altering cellulose and lignin biosynthesis, and to methods for improving strength properties of juvenile wood and fiber in trees. The invention further relates to methods for identifying regulatory elements in a cellulose synthase promoter and to methods for augmenting expression of polynucleotides operably linked to a cellulose synthase promoter.

Patent Number

7,232,941

Assignee

Board of Control of Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI (US)

Application Number

11/437,368

Date Filed

5-19-2006

Certificate of Correction

No

Issue Date

6-19-2007

Disciplines

Engineering

Cellulose synthase promoter and method for modifiying cellulose and lignin biosynthesis in plants

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