Nucleic acid sequences to proteins involved in tocopherol synthesis

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PATENT NO 8362324
APP PUB NO 20100216204A1
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12147409

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Nucleic acid sequences and methods are provided for producing plants and seeds having altered tocopherol content and compositions. The methods find particular use in increasing the tocopherol levels in plants, and in providing desirable tocopherol compositions in a host plant cell.

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MONSANTO COMPANYST LOUIS, MO294
Monsanto Technology LLCST LOUIS, MO4712

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Chen, Ridong Maryland Heights, US 16 56
Karberg, Katherine Cambridge, US 3 2
Slater, Steven C Acton, US 24 758
Subramaniam, Sai S Framingham, US 3 2
Valentin, Henry E Cambridge, US 26 296
Wong, Yun-Hua Huang Chesterfield, US 5 26

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