Crop Insect Resistance by Engineering Limonoid Synthesis

Tech ID: 19.653

Key Features

  • Crop insect resistance by engineering limonoid synthesis
  • Identification of key enzymes responsible for protolimonoid biosynthesis in plants:
    • providing in planta insect resistance
    • enabling biosynthesis of limonoids Description

Identification of key enzymes responsible for protolimonoid biosynthesis in plants - providing in planta insect resistance and enabling biosynthesis of limonoids.

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Patents

Published: WO2020/249698 A1

References

Hannah Hodgson et al (2019).  Identification of key enzymes responsible for protolimonoid biosynthesis in plants: Opening the door to azadirachtin production.  PNAS; 116(34): 17096–17104.  

Contact: Dr Lars von Borcke

Inventors
Professor Anne Osbourn & colleagues
John Innes Centre (Norwich, UK)