Germacrene a synthase mutants

Hendrik Jan Bosch (Inventor), Michiel Theodoor Jan De Both (Inventor), Katarina Cankar (Inventor), Paul Bundock (Inventor), Robert Edouard Sevenier (Inventor), Martinus Julius Beekwilder (Inventor)

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The invention is in the field of agriculture, in particular in the field of crop improvement for processing, more particularly in the field of sesquiterpene lactone (STL), squalene and phenolic compound biosynthesis by plants. A method for producing a plant having reduced STL levels, increased squalene levels and increased phenolic compound levels is disclosed, as well as a plant produced by such method.

Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO2021122982
Priority date15/06/20
Publication statusPublished - 24 Jun 2021


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