Patent Number: 6,251,626

Title: Recombinant hexose oxidase, a method of producing same and use of such enzyme

Abstract: A method of producing hexose oxidase by recombinant DNA technology, recombinant hexose oxidase and the use of such enzyme, in particular in the manufacturing of food products such as doughs and dairy products, animal feed, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, dental care products and in the manufacturing of lactones. Suitable sources of DNA coding for the enzyme are marine algal species including Chondrus crispus, Iridophycus flaccidum and Euthora cristata. In useful embodiments, the recombinant hexose oxidase is produced by Pichia pastoris, Saccharomyces cerevisiae or E. coli.

Inventors: Stougaard; Peter (Skibby, DK), Hansen; Ole Cai (Copenhagen, DK)

Assignee: Bioteknologisk Institut

International Classification: A23K 3/03 (20060101); A23K 3/00 (20060101); A23L 1/23 (20060101); A23L 1/226 (20060101); A23L 3/3463 (20060101); A23L 3/3571 (20060101); A21D 8/02 (20060101); A21D 8/04 (20060101); A61K 8/66 (20060101); A61K 8/30 (20060101); A61Q 11/00 (20060101); C12P 17/02 (20060101); C12N 9/04 (20060101); C12N 009/04 (); C12N 015/53 (); C12N 015/74 (); C12N 015/79 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018