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Title:
ENZYMATIC REDUCTION OF HYDROXYMETHYLFURFURALS
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2014/086702
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
The present invention relates to a biocatalytic process for preparing furandimethanols from hydroxymethylfurfurals, catalysed by suitable alcohol dehydrogenase enzymes, and to the use of the dimethanols thus prepared for preparation of or in polyesters, bisphenol A substitutes, resins, binders, polyethers, solvents, amines.

Inventors:
BREUER, Michael (Niebergallweg 30, Darmstadt, 64285, DE)
BLANK, Benoit (Graf-von-Oberndorff-Str. 23, Edingen-Neckarhausen, 68535, DE)
Application Number:
EP2013/075212
Publication Date:
June 12, 2014
Filing Date:
December 02, 2013
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Assignee:
BASF SE (67056 Ludwigshafen, DE)
International Classes:
C12P5/00; C07D307/44; C12N9/04; C12P7/00; C12P17/04
Domestic Patent References:
WO2010031776A22010-03-25
WO2007012428A12007-02-01
WO2009017441A12009-02-05
WO2005111214A12005-11-24
Other References:
JOÃ GBP O R M ALMEIDA ET AL: "NADHvs NADPH-coupled reduction of 5-hydroxymethyl furfural (HMF) and its implications on product distribution in Saccharomyces cerevisiae", APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, SPRINGER, BERLIN, DE, vol. 78, no. 6, 11 March 2008 (2008-03-11), pages 939 - 945, XP019586341, ISSN: 1432-0614
DATABASE UniProt [online] 23 September 2008 (2008-09-23), "SubName: Full=Alcohol dehydrogenase GroES domain protein;", XP002726879, retrieved from EBI accession no. UNIPROT:B4SR32 Database accession no. B4SR32
DATABASE UniProt [online] 16 May 2012 (2012-05-16), "SubName: Full=Oxidoreductase;", XP002726880, retrieved from EBI accession no. UNIPROT:Q7AKC8 Database accession no. Q7AKC8
DATABASE UniProt [online] 22 February 2012 (2012-02-22), "SubName: Full=Alcohol dehydrogenase, 1-propanol preferring;", XP002726881, retrieved from EBI accession no. UNIPROT:H0QCS2 Database accession no. H0QCS2
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
REITSTÖTTER KINZEBACH (Sternwartstraße 4, München, 81679, DE)
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