Regulation of zinc deficiency and tolerance in plants

A. Gonçalves Leite de Assunção (Inventor), M.G.M. Aarts (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


The invention relates to a method to change the capacity of a plant for adaptation to changes in the zinc concentration in the environment, especially the soil, comprising providing said plant with a nucleotide according to SEQ ID NO:1 or SEQ ID NO: 2 or an ortholog thereof. Such a method is especially useful to decrease Zn deficiency or to (hyper)accumulate Zn in plants for bioremediation or for biofortification. Transgenic plants for these proteins are also disclosed.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO2011008096
Priority date16/07/09
Publication statusPublished - 20 Jan 2011


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