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Title:
PROCESS FOR THE BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTION OF METHACRYLIC ACID AND DERIVATIVES THEREOF
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2016/185211
Kind Code:
A8
Abstract:
The invention relates to a process of producing methacrylic acid and/or derivatives thereof comprising the following steps: (a) biologically converting isobutyryl-CoA into methacrylyl-CoA by the action of an oxidase; and (b) converting methacrylyl-CoA into methacrylic acid and/or derivatives thereof. The invention also extends to microorganisms adapted to conduct the steps of the process.

Inventors:
EASTHAM, Graham Ronald (Lucite International UK Limited, Wilton CentreWilton, Redcar TS10 4RF, TS10 4RF, GB)
STEPHENS, Gill (The University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, NG7 2RD, GB)
YIAKOUMETTI, Andrew (The University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, NG7 2RD, GB)
Application Number:
GB2016/051438
Publication Date:
November 24, 2016
Filing Date:
May 18, 2016
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Assignee:
LUCITE INTERNATIONAL UK LIMITED (Cassel Works, New Road, Billingham TS23 1LE, SO15 2BG, GB)
International Classes:
C12P7/40; C12N9/02; C12N9/16; C12P5/02; C12P7/62
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
APPLEYARD LEES (15 Clare Road, Halifax Yorkshire HX1 2HY, HX1 2HY, GB)
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