Patent Number: 8,815,567

Title: Coenzyme Q.sub.10 production in a recombinant oleaginous yeast

Abstract: Engineered strains of the oleaginous yeast Yarrowia lipolytica capable of co-producing coenzyme Q.sub.10 and at least one .omega.-3/.omega.-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid are provided. The strains may also be engineered to co-produce at least one C.sub.40 carotenoid. Methods of using the antioxidant products obtained (e.g., biomass and/or pigmented oils) in food and feed applications are also provided.

Inventors: Ye; Rick W. (Hockessin, DE)

Assignee: E I du Pont de Nemours and Company

International Classification: C12N 1/00 (20060101); C12P 23/00 (20060101); C12N 15/00 (20060101); C12N 9/00 (20060101); C07H 21/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018