Tech ID: 12.533
Non-GM wheat with seed phytase levels 5-8x the levels commonly seen in wheat. Benefits for animal feed, human nutrition and the environment. Avoid costs of synthetic phytase feed additives. Significantly reduced phytate in grain-based human diets. Germplasm and methods for easily breeding and selecting this valuable trait.
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Published: WO2012/146597; EP 2702156; US 2017/0081648 A1
Granted: US 9,540,633; AU 2012247609, CA 2,834,060
Scholey D et al (2017). P and Ca digestibility is increased in broiler diets supplemented with the high-phytase HIGHPHY wheat. Animal; 11(9): 1457-1463. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1751731117000544
Dionisio et al (2011). Cloning and Characterization of Purple Acid Phosphatase Phytases from Wheat, Barley, Maize, and Rice. Plant Physiology; 156(3), 1087-1100. https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.110.164756
Contact: Dr Jan Chojecki
Dr Henrik Brinch-Pedersen
Aarhus University (Denmark)