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1. (WO2018104596) HIGH OMEGA -3 CONTENT FLAX PLANTS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/104596    International Application No.:    PCT/FR2017/000238
Publication Date: Fri Jun 15 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Dec 07 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: A01H 5/00
C12N 15/82
Applicants: ETABLISSEMENTS ANDRE LABOULET
SARAZIN, Vivien
Inventors: SARAZIN, Vivien
TRAMCOURT, Véronique
GUILLOT, Xavier
LABOULET, Patrice
Title: HIGH OMEGA -3 CONTENT FLAX PLANTS
Abstract:
The invention relates to a method for increasing the content of C18:3 fatty acid or alpha-linolenic acid in flaxseed, and to the resulting plants, which method involves increasing the expression of the Δ15 desaturase responsible for the conversion of C18:2 into C18:3 in the seed within the plant.