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Containing hydroxy group

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435 - Chemistry: molecular biology and microbiology

435041000 - MICRO-ORGANISM, TISSUE CELL CULTURE OR ENZYME USING PROCESS TO SYNTHESIZE A DESIRED CHEMICAL COMPOUND OR COMPOSITION

435132000 - Preparing oxygen-containing organic compound

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435157000 Acyclic 734
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20120184006Reductase Enzymes - In some embodiments, the present invention relates to isolated enzymes useful in reducing a fatty acyl-CoA to a corresponding fatty alcohol in a single biosynthetic step, polynucleotides encoding the enzymes, and methods for making and using these polynucleotides and enzymes. In some embodiments, the invention provides for isolated or recombinant enzymes capable of reducing a fatty acyl-CoA to a fatty alcohol. In still another embodiment, the invention provides for isolated or recombinant polynucleotides encoding an enzyme capable of reducing a fatty acyl-CoA to a fatty alcohol. In other embodiments, the invention provides for methods of making or using enzymes capable of reducing fatty acyl-CoA to a fatty alcohol, and methods of making using polynucleotides that encode the enzymes.07-19-2012
20110195469MICROBIAL PRODUCTION OF FATTY ALCOHOLS - Genes and strains of recombinant microorganisms are provided that are engineered to produce fatty alcohols and fatty alcohol derivatives. The organisms can include one, two, three or more transgenes that direct the biosynthesis of one or more fatty alcohols or derivatives. Methods of producing fatty alcohols using transgenic microorganisms are also provided.08-11-2011
20130078691Microorganisms Having Enhanced Resistance To Acetate And Related Compositions And Methods of Use - The present invention provides isolated or genetically modified strains of microorganisms that display enhanced resistance to acetate as a result of increased expression of a sodium proton antiporter. The present invention also provides methods for producing such microbial strains, as well as related promoter sequences and expression vectors. Further, the present invention provides methods of producing alcohol from biomass materials by using microorganisms with enhanced resistance to acetate.03-28-2013
20090155868Method of Production of Optically Active Halohydrocarbons and Alcohols Using Hydrolytic Dehalogenation Catalysed by Haloalkanedehalogenases - A method of production of optically active compounds, particularly halohydrocarbons, haloalcohols, alcohols, halopolyols and polyols using hydrolytic dehalogenation of racemic or prochiral halegenhydrocarbons by dehalohenation catalysed by haloalkane dehalogenases (EC 3.8.1.5) where at least one wild type or modified haloalkane dehalogenase is affected by at least one racemic or prochiral chlorinated, brominated or iodinated compound at the temperature ranged between +10 and +70° C. and pH value between 4.0 and 12.0, in aqueous system or in a monophasic organic solution or in a monophasic organic/aqueous solution or in organic/aqueous biphasic systems.06-18-2009
20100105118PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF ALCOHOLS - The present invention relates to a process for the production of one or more C2+ alcohols. In particular, the present invention relates to a process for the production of C2+ alcohols from a methane-containing feedstock, which process comprises: a. Passing said methane-containing feedstock and carbon dioxide to a non-oxidative reforming process to produce a first product stream comprising CO, H04-29-2010
201300899041-Hydroxy-Octahydroazulenes As Fragrances - (3S,5R)-3,8-dimethyl-5-(prop-1-en-2-yl)-octahydroazulen-1-ols, their use as flavour or fragrance ingredient, and a process of their production by oxidation in the presence of laccase.04-11-2013
20090298148REGIO- AND ENANTIOSELECTIVE ALKANE HYDROXYLATION WITH MODIFIED CYTOCHROME P450 - Cytochrome P450 BM-3 from 12-03-2009
20120237991Method for the biocatalytic cyclization of terpenes and cyclase mutants employable therein - The present invention relates to novel mutants with cyclase activity and use thereof in a method for biocatalytic cyclization of terpenes, such as in particular for the production of isopulegol by cyclization of citronellal; a method for the preparation of menthol and methods for the biocatalytic conversion of further compounds with structural motifs similar to terpene.09-20-2012
20080268511Biooxidation capabilities of Candida sp - A bioprocess for producing carboxylic acids, alcohols and aldehydes is provided by culturing 10-30-2008
20110081695METHOD FOR PROCESSING MOLASSES - A method of processing residual molasses from a procedure for the production of lactose from whey permeate. From this molasses, a mineral diminished component is extracted, concentrated, crystallized and therefrom a crystallized phase is separated.04-07-2011
20110287499Nucleic Acid Molecules Conferring Enhanced Ethanol Tolerance And Microorganisms Having Enhanced Tolerance To Ethanol - The present invention provides isolated nucleic acid molecules which encode a mutant acetaldehyde-CoA/alcohol dehydrogenase or mutant alcohol dehydrogenase and confer enhanced tolerance to ethanol. The invention also provides related expression vectors, genetically engineered microorganisms having enhanced tolerance to ethanol, as well as methods of making and using such genetically modified microorganisms for production of biofuels based on fermentation of biomass materials.11-24-2011
20100035316METHOD OF BREWING ETHANOL - A method of brewing alcohol, comprising at least the following steps: a grinding step of materials: grinding a mixture of the materials and water to obtain a mash containing material residues; a mixture-preparing step: mixing the mash containing material residues with yeast; a fermentation step: fermenting the mash containing material residues and the yeast to obtain a fermented mash containing material residues and alcohol; and a distillation step: distilling the fermented mash containing material residues and alcohol to obtain the alcohol. The mash containing material residues is used for mixing, then the mash containing material residues and the yeast is fermented, finally the mash containing the material residues and alcohol content is distilled. Not only is the sugar in the mash converted into alcohol, but also the other contents such as fiber and residual sugar in the material residues are converted into alcohol, which improves the yield of liquor by 20% to 25% and the production cycle is shortened.02-11-2010
20100028964METHOD FOR PRODUCTION OF MICROBIAL FERMENTATION PRODUCT - The present invention relates to a method for production of a diol form represented by the formula (2), which includes filtering a culture fluid obtained by microbial conversion using a compound represented by the following formula (1a) and/or formula (1b) as a substrate, using a filter having an aperture size of 10 to 100 μm; washing the residue on the filter with water or a solvent having an SP value outside the range of 8.3 to 20 (cal/cm02-04-2010
20120107888MODULATION OF FERMENTATION PRODUCTS THROUGH VITAMIN SUPPLEMENTATION - Improved yields of biofuels and other chemicals are obtained by culturing a cellulolytic microorganism, such as 05-03-2012
20090029430Novel Carbonyl Reductase, Gene Therefor and Use Thereof - The present invention is to provide a process for efficiently producing an optically active alcohol including (R)-3-hydroxy-3-phenylpropanenitrile. One of the features of the present invention is a polypeptide having an activity of asymmetrically reducing 3-oxo-3-phenylpropanenitrile isolated from a microorganism belonging to the genus 01-29-2009
20110207188Scyllo-Inositol-Producing Cell and Scyllo-Inositol Production Method Using Said Cells - An object of the present invention is to provide a cell capable of efficiently producing scyllo-inositol from myo-inositol and a simple method of manufacturing scyllo-inositol using the cell. The above-mentioned object is achieved by a 08-25-2011
20090081742HIGH EFFICIENCY SEPARATIONS TO RECOVER OIL FROM MICROALGAE - A system and method for processing algae cells to create biofuel are disclosed. Specifically, the system and method utilize steam to rupture algae cells in order to utilize intracellular oil therein. The system includes a conduit for growing algae cells and a generator for creating steam. Further, the system includes a lysing device that mixes the algae cells and the steam to rupture the algae cells. In order to maximize the efficiency of the lysing process, the system may further include a heat exchanger for preheating the algae cells with the lysed cells. In addition, the system includes a bioreactor to synthesize biofuel from the unbound oil.03-26-2009
20110223642METHOD FOR INHIBITING BACTERIA GROWTH DURING ETHANOL FERMENTATION - The present invention is an antibacterial hop product used to inhibit the growth of gram positive bacteria in yeast propagators and ethanol producing fermenters. The hop product is an isomerized or stabilized hop made of alkaline earth metals or alkali earth metals. The antibacterial hop product also enhances the alcohol tolerance of yeast cells.09-15-2011
20090258405Preparation of optically active alcohols with whole-cell catalysts - The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of optically active alcohols from ketones with the aid of whole-cell catalysts comprising an alcohol dehydrogenase and also an enzyme capable of cofactor regeneration, a substrate concentration of at least 500 mM of ketone being provided for the conversion and the conversion being carried out without the addition of an “external” cofactor.10-15-2009
20100261238METHOD FOR PRODUCING SCYLLO-INOSITOL - It is intended to provide a novel NAD10-14-2010
20100221799REDUCTASE, GENE THEREOF AND METHOD OF USING THE SAME - The present invention relates to a protein which can asymmetrically reduce an ortho-substituted phenylglyoxalic acid compound to industrially advantageously produce an amide or ester compound of corresponding optically-active ortho-substituted mandelic acid, a DNA encoding the protein, a process for producing the protein from the DNA, and a process for asymmetrically reducing an ortho-substituted phenylglyoxalic acid compound to produce a corresponding optically-active ortho-substituted mandelic acid compound.09-02-2010
20100273227Detoxifying Pre-Treated Lignocellulose-Containing Materials - The invention relates to a process of detoxifying pre-treated lignocellulose-containing material comprising subjecting the pre-treated lignocellulose-containing material to one or more phenolic compound oxidizing enzymes.10-28-2010
20110039317PROCESSING BIOMASS - Biomass (e.g., plant biomass, animal biomass, and municipal waste biomass) is processed to produce useful products, such as fuels. For example, systems are described that can use feedstock materials, such as cellulosic and/or lignocellulosic materials, to produce ethanol and/or butanol, e.g., by fermentation.02-17-2011
20090311762OXIDOREDUCTASES FOR THE STEREOSELECTIVE REDUCTION OF KETO COMPOUNDS - The invention relates to a process for the enantioselective enzymatic reduction of a keto compound to the corresponding chiral hydroxy compound, wherein the keto compound is reduced with an oxidoreductase in the presence of a cofactor, and is characterized in that an oxidoreductase is used which has an amino acid sequence in which (a) at least 70% of the amino acids are identical to the amino acids of one of the amino acid sequences SEQ ID No 1, SEQ ID No 6 and SEQ ID No 8, or (b) at least 55% of the amino acids are identical to the amino acids of the amino acid sequence SEQ ID No 2, or (c) at least 65% of the amino acids are identical to the amino acids of the amino acid sequence SEQ ID No 3, or (d) at least 75% of the amino acids are identical to the amino acids of the amino acid sequence SEQ ID No 4, or (e) at least 65% of the amino acids are identical to the amino acids of the amino acid sequence SEQ ID No 5, or (f) at least 50% of the amino acids are identical to the amino acids of the amino acid sequence SEQ ID No 7, or (g) at least 72% of the amino acids are identical to the amino acids of the amino acid sequence SEQ ID No 129.12-17-2009
20120064588PROTEIN COMPLEX HAVING ACTIVITY CATALYZING ASYMMETRIC OXIDATION REACTION AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - A process for producing a cross-linked crystallized protein complex, which comprises: a first step of concentrating a crude protein derived from an animal or plant; a second step of encapsulating the protein in a gel, to thereby allow the protein to undergo air oxidation, and then extracting a protein complex from the gel; a third step of allowing the extracted protein complex to undergo crystallization and precipitation; and a fourth step of cross-linking the precipitated protein complex. Alternatively, by use of a fifth step of drying (FD) the obtained crosslinked crystallized protein complex, to thereby form a powder. As a result, there is provided an enzyme which is stable at room temperature storage, and has an activity in catalyzing an asymmetric oxidation reaction. That is, there is provided a useful material which enables an efficient enzyme-mimetic reaction under a mild condition.03-15-2012
20100323416Fermentation Method Using A Magnesium Compound Containing Oxygen - This invention is directed to methods of obtaining a high quantity of desired acid salt in a form that is relatively easy to recover. Particularly desired as a recovery product is an organic acid. A salt form of the desired organic acid is formed that is relatively high in concentration and that is relatively soluble in an aqueous medium. The method includes a step of fermenting a fermentable carbon source in the fermentation medium in the presence of a magnesium compound containing oxygen.12-23-2010
20110053234PRODUCTION METHOD FOR BIOMASS ALCOHOL - The production method for biomass-alcohol comprises saccharification step to saccharify biomass, first concentrating step including to atomize for ultrasonically vibrating the saccharified solution and atomizing the saccharified solution into mist, and to elevate the sugar concentration in the saccharified solution by removing water from the saccharified solution, fermentation step for fermenting the saccharified solution concentrated at the first concentrating step, and second concentrating step for separating alcohol from the alcohol water solution fermented at the fermentation step.03-03-2011
20110306104PROCESS FOR PRODUCING MICROBIAL FERMENTATION PRODUCT - Provided is a process for producing a diol, which can efficiently produce a diol having a low intensity of abnormal odor and high purity. A process for producing 1-(2-hydroxyethyl)-2,5,5,8a-tetramethyldecahydronaphthalen-2-ol represented by formula (2):12-15-2011
20110318797Cytochrome P450s and uses thereof - The invention features isolated cytochrome P450 polypeptides and nucleic acid molecules, as well as expression vectors and transgenic plants containing these molecules. In addition, the invention features uses of such molecules in methods of increasing the level of resistance against a disease caused by a plant pathogen in a transgenic plant, in methods for producing altered compounds, for example, hydroxylated compounds, and in methods of producing isoprenoid compounds.12-29-2011
20120009639CONTROLLING MICROBIAL CONTAMINATION IN ALCOHOLIC FERMENTATION PROCESS - The control of the microbial contamination during the sugar fermentation in the processes for obtaining alcohol is a very important action to increase the productivity of the alcoholic fermentation processes. The 01-12-2012
20120156740MICROORGANISMS AND METHODS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF 1,4-CYCLOHEXANEDIMETHANOL - A non-naturally occurring microbial organism includes a microbial organism having a 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol pathway that includes at least one exogenous nucleic acid encoding a 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol pathway enzyme expressed in a sufficient amount to produce 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol. A method for producing 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol includes culturing a non-naturally occurring microbial organism having a 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol pathway. The pathway includes at least one exogenous nucleic acid encoding a 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol pathway enzyme expressed in a sufficient amount to produce 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol, under conditions and for a sufficient period of time to produce 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol.06-21-2012
20120156744Multi-Phase, Gas-Lift Bioreactor for Generation of Biogas or Biofuel From Organic Material - Provided herein is a multi-phase, gas-lift bioreactor device for digestion and production of biogas or biofuel from organic material, as well as methods of use thereof.06-21-2012
20120156743PROCESS TO PRODUCE BIOFUELS FROM BIOMASS - A method to produce biofuels from biomass is provide by contacting the biomass with an aqueous media to form an extracted biomass, separating at least a portion of an aqueous liquor from the extracted biomass thereby providing the aqueous liquor stream comprising soluble carbohydrates; contacting the aqueous liquor stream with a purification substrate effective to remove sulfur compounds and nitrogen compounds thereby producing a treated carbohydrate stream having less than 35% of the sulfur content and less than 35% of the nitrogen content of the untreated aqueous liquor feed, based on the untreated aqueous liquor stream, then contacting the treated carbohydrate stream directly with hydrogen in the presence of a hydrogenolysis catalyst to form a plurality of oxygenated intermediates; and processing at least a portion of the oxygenated intermediates to form a liquid fuel.06-21-2012
20120156742PROCESS TO PRODUCE BIOFUELS FROM BIOMASS - A method to produce biofuels from biomass is provide by contacting the biomass with an aqueous media to form an extracted biomass, separating at least a portion of an aqueous liquor from the extracted biomass thereby providing the aqueous liquor stream comprising soluble carbohydrates; contacting the aqueous liquor stream with a purification substrate effective to remove sulfur compounds and nitrogen compounds thereby producing a treated carbohydrate stream having less than 35% of the sulfur content and less than 35% of the nitrogen content of the untreated aqueous liquor feed, based on the untreated aqueous liquor stream, then contacting the treated carbohydrate stream with an aqueous phase reforming catalyst to form a plurality of oxygenated intermediates; and processing at least a portion of the oxygenated intermediates to form a liquid fuel.06-21-2012
20120156741PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF ALCOHOLS FROM BIOMASS - Alcohols useful as fuel compositions are produced from biomass by pretreating the biomass prior to hydrolysis and fermentation. In the pretreatment, the biomass is contacted with an aqueous solution containing a dilute acid with concentration of up to 10 wt % producing a predigested stream containing an aqueous liquor that contains at least a portion of hemicelluloses and a residual biomass that contains celluloses and lignin; separating at least a portion of the aqueous liquor from the residual biomass providing an aqueous liquor stream and a pre-digested biomass stream; then contacting the pre-digested biomass stream with a cooking liquor containing at least one alkali selected from the group consisting of sodium hydroxide, sodium carbonate, sodium sulfide, potassium hydroxide, potassium carbonate, ammonium hydroxide, and mixtures thereof and water. A process that allows for higher recovery of carbohydrates and thereby increased yields is provided.06-21-2012
20120107887PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF ALCOHOLS FROM BIOMASS - Alcohols useful as fuel compositions are produced from biomass by: contacting the biomass with a cooking liquor containing 1 to 20 wt %, based on the cooking liquor, of sodium hydroxide, and under conditions effective to provide a pulp stream containing pulp having a lignin content of 5% to 20% by weight, based on the pulp washing the pulp stream; hydrolyzing the washed pulp stream with an enzyme solution; fermenting the hydrolyzate in the presence of a microorganism, one alcohol having 2 to 18 carbon atoms.05-03-2012
20120122170 IN SITU PRODUCTION OF FURFURAL IN A CONTROLLED AMOUNT IN AN ALCOHOL PRODUCTION UNIT FROM A LIGNOCELLULOSIC BIOMASS - The present invention describes a process for the production of alcohol, known as second generation production, from a lignocellulosic substrate, in which a controlled quantity of furfural is produced in situ and which comprises at least the following steps: 05-17-2012
20120135484METHOD FOR PRODUCING MICROBIAL FERMENTATION PRODUCT - Disclosed is a method for producing 1-(2-hydroxyethyl) 2,5,5,8a-tetramethyldecahydronaphthalene-2-ol represented by formula (2),05-31-2012
20120135483Preparation of Isomerically Pure Substituted Cyclohexanols - The present invention relates to the preparation of isomerically pure substituted cyclohexanols starting from a mixture of cis/trans substituted cyclohexanols which comprises reacting the cis/trans mixture of a substituted cyclohexanol with a dicarboxylic acid anhydride in the presence of a lipase, to give the trans semi-ester which is separated off from the unreacted substituted cyclohexanol cis isomer.05-31-2012
20100173372Recombinant Halohydrin Dehalogenase Polypeptides - The present disclosure provides engineered halohydrin dehalogenase (HHDH) polypeptides having improved enzyme properties as compared to the wild-type HHDH enzyme HheC and other reference engineered HHDH polypeptides. Also provided are polynucleotides encoding the engineered HHDH enzymes, host cells capable of expressing the engineered HHDH enzymes, and methods of using the engineered HHDH enzymes to synthesize a variety of chiral compounds including chiral epoxides and chiral alcohols.07-08-2010
20100273226ISOLATED POLYNUCLEOTIDE FOR INCREASING ALCOHOL TOLERANCE OF HOST CELL, VECTOR AND HOST CELL CONTAINING THE SAME, AND METHOD OF PRODUCING ALCOHOL USING THE SAME - Provided herein is an isolated polynucleotide for increasing the alcohol tolerance of a host cell. Also disclosed herein are a vector and a host cell containing the isolated polynucleotide, and a method of increasing the volumetric productivity of a bioalcohol using the same.10-28-2010
20100015676METHOD FOR PRODUCING POLYESTEROLS - The invention relates to a process for preparing polyesterols from at least one base polyesterol and at least one further reagent, wherein 01-21-2010
20090017510Enzymic method for the enantioselective reduction of keto compounds - The invention relates to an enzymatic method for the enantioselective reduction of organic keto compounds to the corresponding chiral hydroxy compounds, an alcohol dehydrogenase from 01-15-2009
20110003354METHOD FOR CONVERTING HERBACEOUS PLANT FIBERS INTO FUEL ALCOHOL - This disclosure teaches a method of converting herbaceous plant fibers into fuel alcohol comprising the following steps: The pre-treatment stage consists of grinding; using ultrasonic waves; adding the liquids mixed with alcohol, liquid ammonia, and water; adding NaOH; and then stirring and cooking. The second stage involves the recovery of organic liquids as well as high-pressure and high-temperature washing. Next, biological enzyme hydrolysis is conducted by adding endo-β-glucanase, exo-β-glucanase, and β-glucanase. 01-06-2011
20120100586BIOPROCESSING - Functionalized substrate materials, for example inorganic particles and/or synthetic polymeric particles, are used to enhance bioprocesses such as saccharification and fermentation.04-26-2012
20100167362Saponin-decomposing enzyme, gene thereof and large-scale production system for producing soyasapogenol B - The present invention provides a protein having saponin-decomposing activity, more specifically a protein which can decompose a glycoside having soyasapogenol B as an aglycone to produce soyasapogenol B, a polynucleotide encoding such a protein, and a method of producing soyasapogenol B on a large scale using the same. A protein according to the present invention are concerned with (a), (b) or (c), namely (a) a protein comprising an amino acid sequence selected from the group consisting of the amino acid sequences shown in SEQ ID NOs: 2, 4, and 6; (b) a protein that has at least 50% homology to the protein comprising the amino acid sequence of the sequence described in (a) and having saponin-decomposing activity; or (c) a protein comprising a modified amino acid sequence of the sequence described in (a) that has one or more amino acid residues deleted, substituted, inserted, or added and having saponin-decomposing activity.07-01-2010
20110312048CONVERSION METHOD - A process is described for the preparation of water-soluble cellulose hydrolysis products The process comprises admixing cellulose with an ionic liquid capable of solvating or dissolving at least some of the cellulose, said ionic liquid being a compound comprised solely of cations and anions and which exists in a liquid state at a temperature at or below 15O° C., and in which the anions are selected from sulfate, hydrogen sulfate and nitrate; and treating the resulting solvate or solution with an acid in the presence of water, said acid having a pKa in water of less than 2 at 25° C.12-22-2011
20130210098ENGINEERED KETOREDUCTASE POLYPEPTIDES - The present disclosure provides engineered ketoreductase enzymes having improved properties as compared to a naturally occurring wild-type ketoreductase enzyme including the capability of reducing 5-((4S)-2-oxo-4-phenyl(1,3-oxazolidin-3-yl))-1-(4-fluorophenyl)pentane-1,5-dione to (4S)-3-[(5S)-5-(4-fluorophenyl)-5-hydroxypentanoyl]-4-phenyl-1,3-oxazolidin-2-one. Also provided are polynucleotides encoding the engineered ketoreductase enzymes, host cells capable of expressing the engineered ketoreductase enzymes, and methods of using the engineered ketoreductase enzymes to synthesize the intermediate (4S)-3-[(5S)-5-(4-fluorophenyl)-5-hydroxypentanoyl]-4-phenyl-1,3-oxazolidin-2-one in a process for making Ezetimibe.08-15-2013

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