- Dehesh, K., Voelker, T., Hawkins, D., and Davies, M. Production of myristate in plant cell. Issued 8/5/97 #5,654,945 & 12/15/98 #5,850,022.
- Yuan, L., Kridl,J., Dehesh, K., and Knauf, V. Engineering plant thioesterases for altered substrate specificity. Issued 9/21/99 #5,955,329.
- Dehesh, K., Knauf, V., and Thompson, G. Methods for producing plants with elevated oleic oil content. Issued 11/19/2002 # 6,483,008.
- Froman, B., Dehesh, K. Nucleic acid sequences encoding proteins involved in fatty acid beta-oxidation and methods of use. Issued 12/03/2002 # 6,489,461.
- Dehesh, K. Plant fatty acid synthases and use in improved methods for production of medium-chain fatty acids. Filed 4/9/98, US. Serial No. 09/057,99.
- Dehesh, K. and Val, D. Engineering _-ketoacyl-ACP synthase for novel substrate specificity. Filed 6/9/99 US. Serial No. 60/138,308.
- Fillatti, J., Bringe N., and Dehesh, K. Nucleic acid constructs and methods for producing altered seed oil compositions. US Patent application 10/393,347, International application PCT/US03/08610, Argentine Application P 03 01 01010.
- Dehesh, K. Thioesterase-related nucleic acid sequences and methods of use for the production of plants with modified fatty acid composition. filed 6/20/2003, Serial No. 060/390,185.