Tag: oleic acid

Missouri project to heighten oleic acid content in soybeans

Missouri project to heighten oleic acid content in soybeans

November 18, 2013 |

In Missouri, a research effort to increase the amount of oleic acid found in soybean oil is already underway after the FDA announced its conclusion that trans fats are unsafe in food at the University of Missouri. Developing high oleic acid content traits in soybeans would avoid genetically modifying the beans, and could benefit the […]

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JOil, Temasek pioneer high oleic acid jatropha seeds

JOil, Temasek pioneer high oleic acid jatropha seeds

May 18, 2012 |

In Singapore, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory and JOil have successfully developed genetically modified jatropha plants with high oleic acid content in seeds. JOil is expected to further develop commercial varieties with this trait for commercialization. “Oleic acid is the most desirable oil component for the purpose of biofuel, it gives the best balance between cold […]

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