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Seed Oil Production

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Caption: Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and Iowa State University discovered a family of plant proteins that play a role in the production of seed oils, substances important for animal and human nutrition, biorenewable chemicals and biofuels.

Credit: Courtesy of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies

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