Patent Number: 8,822,400

Title: Polyol oxidases

Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for producing a polyol oxidase in micoroorganisms, and the use of polyol oxidases in cleaning compositions. The invention includes cleaning compositions that contain combinations of two or more POx oxidases, and cleaning compositions that contain combinations of two or more POx oxidases and a perhydrolase. In particular, the invention provides methods for expressing polyol oxidases in bacterial hosts for use in detergent applications for cleaning, bleaching and disinfecting.

Inventors: Kumar; Manoj (Fremont, CA), Madrid; Susan M. (South San Francisco, CA), McDonald; Hugh C. (Carlsbad, CA), Poulose; Ayrookaran J. (Belmont, CA), Rand; Thomas (Brondby, DK), Wang; Huaming (Fremont, CA)

Assignee: Danisco US Inc.

International Classification: C11D 3/00 (20060101); C12N 9/00 (20060101); C12N 9/02 (20060101); C12N 1/20 (20060101); C12N 15/00 (20060101); C07H 21/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018