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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: HYDROXY FATTY ACID PRODUCTION VIA BIOCONVERSION OF HIGH OLEIC OILS

Location: Crop Improvement and Genetics Research

2009 Annual Report


1a. Objectives (from AD-416)
The objective of this cooperative research project is to develop industrially useful oilseed crops. The expected product will contain hydroxy fatty acids.


1b. Approach (from AD-416)
Apply biotechnological and biocatalytic approaches to modify oil composition of high oleic oils provided by Purpan. Documents Non Funded Cooperative Reseach Project with Ecole d-Ingenieurs de Purpan.


3. Progress Report
Research is underway to develop conversion techniques for fatty acids. Under this agreement, the Albany lab is hosting a scientific exchange student who will carry out the research. The agreement was monitored by emails and discussion on a monthly basis. It includes an exchange visit by a Purpan student from July to September, 2009.


4. Accomplishments

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