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Methods of increasing renewable oil production are provided and include transforming a plant cell with an isolated nucleic acid encoding a Vernonia galamensis diacylglycerol acyltransferase (V gDGAT) polypeptide, where the expression of the V gDGAT polypeptide increases an amount of renewable oil in the plant. Transgenic plant cells comprising an isolated nucleic acid encoding a Vernonia galamensis diacylglycerol acyl transferase 1 (V gDGATl) polypeptide are further provided.
University of Kentucky Research Foundation, Lexington, KY (US)
Hildebrand, David; Li, Runzhi; and Hatanaka, Tomoko, "Methods for Increasing Renewable Oil Productions" (2015). Plant and Soil Sciences Faculty Patents. 21.