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060061: Molecular Design of Thermostable Alcohol Dehydroganase for Synthesis for Chiral Aromatic Alcohols

Chiral aromatic alcohols are important building blocks for a variety of high-value chemicals, including pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, and various other chiral compounds. Generally only one enantiomer is biologically active for the intended purpose of the drug; the other enantiomer can be toxic. To achieve enantiomeric purity using current me...
Published: 7/21/2014   |   Inventor(s): J. Gregory Zeikus, Karla Fjeld, Claire Vieille
Keywords(s): Chiral alcohols, Enzyme thermostable Category(s): Biotechnology, Chemicals

030021: Industrial Fructose Production

Michigan State University’s invention increases the efficiency of high fructose corn syrup production using enzyme-based methods. The enzyme xylose isomease has been modified to have enhanced stability, activity, and utility. The invention includes an efficient method of producing this enzyme in quantity with the intended use in industrial pro...