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Thomas K Hodges

Botany and Plant Pathology 

  • Emeritus Professor


Carpita, N. C., Hodges, T. K., & Antunes, M. Benzoate inducible promoters and promoter systems are disclosed, and uses thereof. Polynucleotides disclosing Benzoate Response Elements are also disclosed.. U.S. Patent No. 07705203. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Selected Publications

Carvalho, C. H., Zehr, U. B., Gunaratna, N. S., Anderson, J. M., Kononowicz, H. H., Hodges, T. K., & Axtell, J. D. (2004). Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of sorghum: factors that affect transformation efficiency. Genetics and Molecular Biology, 27(2), 259--269.

Carvalho, C., Zehr, U., Gunaratna, N. S., Anderson, J. M., Kononowicz, H., Hodges, T. K., & Axtell, J. (2000). Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of sorghum.

Antunes, M. S., Hodges, T. K., & Carpita, N. C. (2016). A benzoate-activated promoter from Aspergillus niger and regulation of its activity. Applied microbiology and biotechnology, 100(12), 5479-89. doi:10.1007/s00253-016-7373-3

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