Patent Number: 8,822,178

Title: Sweetener preparations and methods of use

Abstract: The present disclosure relates to codon-optimized brazzein coding sequences and the expression of brazzein and variants thereof using yeast expression systems. The disclosure also relates to methods of expression of proteins to enhance the sweetness taste profile of foods and/or beverages.

Inventors: Miles; Loren (Los Angeles, CA), Louie; Michael (Coralville, IA), Subramanian; Venkiteswaran (Coralville, IA)

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International Classification: C12P 21/06 (20060101); C07K 14/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018