Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

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Feruloyl-Coa: Monolignol Transferases

The invention relates to feruloyl-CoA:monolignol transferase enzymes and nucleic acids encoding the feruloyl-CoA:monolignol transferase enzymes. The enzymes and/or the nucleic acids enable incorporati...
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John Ralph, Steven Karlen, Brian Fox, Emily Beebe, Craig Bingman, Rebecca Smith | P170158US02

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P-Coumaroyl-Coa:Monolignol Transferases

The invention is directed to p-coumaroyl-CoA:monolignol transferase enzymes, nucleic acids encoding p-coumaroyl-CoA:monolignol transferase enzymes, and inhibitory nucleic acids adapted to inhibit the ...
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John Ralph, Steven Karlen, Rebecca Smith, Emily Beebe, Craig Bingman, Brian Fox | P170159US02

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Methods Of Gene Editing And Transforming Cannabis

Disclosed herein are methods for the production of Cannabis meristem explants from dry seeds. Also described are methods of transforming and gene editing using the Cannabis meristem explants disclosed...
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Michael Petersen, Edward Williams, Robert Harnish, Heidi Kaeppler, Brian Martinell, Ray Collier, Frank McFarland, Shawn Kaeppler | P190291US04

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System For Detection Of Disease In Plants

The present inventors have recognized that various diseases in plants, such as Phytophthora infestans (late blight) and Alternaria solani (early blight), and/or various stages of such diseases in plan...
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Amanda Gevens, Kaitlin Gold, Philip Townsend | P180062US02

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Wheat and Barley Resistant to Fusarium Head Blight

Fusarium head blight (FHB, also known as head scab) is a disease of wheat and barley that results in dramatic losses of grain yield and quality. During infection Fusarium species produce a range of my...
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Ivan Rayment, Karl Wetterhorn | P170148US02

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Efficient Legume Transformation Method

Disclosed herein are methods for the production of value added explants from the seeds of dicotyledonous cultivars of interest. Also described are methods of transformation using the value added expla...
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Michael Petersen, Brian Martinell, Edward Williams, Amy Miyamoto, Shawn Kaeppler, Heidi Kaeppler, Robert Harnish | P180100US02

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Measuring Lignin in Corn Stalks

The lignin in corn stalks makes it difficult to process for biomass and harder for animals to digest. Levels are especially high in the tough outer ‘rind’ and vascular bundles of the stem. For th...
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Edgar Spalding, Sven Heckwolf | P140381US01

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New Protein Production Strategy for Plants

In animals, plants and other eukaryotic organisms, typically one protein is translated from each mRNA. Usually, translation can start only at one end of the mRNA strand. In contrast, several viruses ...
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Aurelie Rakotondrafara, Jincan Zhang | P140069US02

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Gene Controls Flowering Time in Corn

Plant development is marked by three phases: juvenile, adult vegetative and flowering. The timing between phases is known to impact traits like yield, productivity and tissue digestibility. However, t...
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Shawn Kaeppler, Natalia de Leon Gatti, German Muttoni, Jillian Foerster | P130256US02

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