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13.568 - SP1

Patent Reference:
International Publication No. WO2014/037735 A1. US Publication No. US-2016-0108416-A1.

Prof Paul Jarvis

University of Leicester, UK

Improved plant performance by manipulation of plastid transition

Modifying expression of SP1 enhances many plant traits including yield and quality and abiotic stress tolerance.


Ling et al (2012). Chloroplast Biogenesis Is Regulated by Direct Action of the Ubiquitin-Proteasome System. Science: 338, 655.

Qihua Ling, Paul Jarvis (2015).  Regulation of Chloroplast Protein Import by the Ubiquitin E3 Ligase SP1 Is Important for Stress Tolerance in Plants.  Current Biology published online September 2015.

Contact: Dr Jan Chojecki

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