MANUFACTURE OF FIVE-CARBON SUGARS AND SUGAR ALCOHOLS

LAURA RUOHONEN, (Inventor), PETER RICHARD, (Inventor), ARISTOS ARISTIDOU, (Inventor), MERVI TOIVARI, (Inventor), CLAIRE PLAZANET-MENUT, (Inventor), Merja Penttilä (Inventor), HAKAN GROS, (Inventor), JOSEF DEUTSCHER, (Inventor), ANDREI MIASNIKOV, (Inventor), KARI KOIVURANTA, (Inventor), JOHN LONDESBOROUGH, (Inventor), MIRA POVELAINEN, (Inventor), HEIKKI OJAMO, (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

The invention relates to the methods of manufacturing five-carbon sugars and sugar alcohols as well as other compounds derived from pentose-phosphate pathway from readily available substrates such a hexoses using metabolically engineered microbial hosts.

Original languageEnglish
Patent numberCA2398237
IPCC12P 7/ 18 A I
Priority date22/01/2001
Publication statusPublished - 26 Jul 2001
MoE publication typeH1 Granted patent

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