Down-Regulation of p-Coumaroyl Quinate/Shikimate 3'-Hydroxylase (C3'H) and Cinnamate 4-Hydroxylase (C4H) Genes in the Lignin Biosynthetic Pathway of Eucalyptus urophylla x E. grandis Leads to Improved Sugar Release

Robert Sykes, Geoffrey Turner, Steve Decker, Mark Davis, Kirk Foutz, William Rottmann, Maud Hinchee, Sean Kuhn, Cliff Foster, Erica Gjersing

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67 Scopus Citations
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages10
JournalBiotechnology for Biofuels
StatePublished - 2015

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/JA-5100-62715


  • Eucalyptus urophylla x E. grandis
  • genetic modification
  • lignin biosynthesis
  • pretreatment
  • recalcitrance

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