Patent Number: 8,716,559

Title: Compositions and methods for altering alpha- and beta-tocotrienol content

Abstract: Preparation and use of isolated nucleic acids useful in altering the oil phenotype in plants. Isolated nucleic acids and their encoded polypeptides that alter alpha- and beta-tocotrienol content in seeds and oil obtained from the seeds. Expression cassettes, host cells and transformed plants containing the foregoing nucleic acids.

Inventors: Meyer; Knut (Wilmington, DE)

Assignee: E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company

International Classification: C12N 15/29 (20060101); C12N 15/82 (20060101); C07H 21/04 (20060101); C07K 14/415 (20060101); A01H 1/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018