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Title: Cloning Omega Genes (Advanced Canola Genetics) Food Futures Flagship Stream 1B1
Id: 2123
Acronym: Food Futures Flagship 1B1 - Cloning Omega Genes (Adv Canola Genetics)
Investigator(s): Susan Blackburn
CSIRO Oceans & Atmosphere - Hobart [details]

Description: The goal of Food Futures Stream 1B is to develop and commercialise two new quality classes of canola incorporating high levels of É3 LC-PUFAs. The two quality types envisaged are an early product containing high levels of SDA, and a subsequent product having significant levels of EPA & DHA. These products will greatly expand the dietary sources of nutritionally important É3 LC-PUFA fatty acids currently obtainable only from marine sources. To achieve this requires the assembly in plants of a complete metabolic pathway for synthesis of É3 LC-PUFAs (such as SDA, EPA & DHA) that plants do not currently make. Project 1B1 aims to clone all the genes involved in the biosynthetic pathway that will convert linolenic acid sequentially into SDA, EPA and DHA, and to incorporate high levels of these É3 LC-PUFAs on storage triglycerides in oilseeds.
Years: 2004 to 2005

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