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Title:
A STEREOSELECTIVE ENZYME ALCOHOL DEHYDROGENASE CONVERTING GLYCEROL TO D-GLYCERALDEHYDE: EXTRACTION, PURIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2010/046919
Kind Code:
A4
Abstract:
This invention discloses an Isolated thermostable alcohol dehydrogenase enzyme isolated from Thermus thermophilus having high stereospecific activity towards glycerol and butanol as compared to short chain and secondary alcohols. And a process of[ isolating the said enzyme on an adsorbent by using ammonium sulphate gradient elution. This invention also discloses a method of producing optically active glyceraldehyde from glycerol.

Inventors:
GUPTA, Munishwar, Nath (Chemistry Department, Indian Institute of Technology DelhiHauz Khas, New Delhi 6, 110 01, IN)
RAGHAVA, Smita (Chemistry Department, Indian Institute of Technology DelhiHauz Khas, New Delhi 6, 110 01, IN)
Application Number:
IN2009/000559
Publication Date:
October 07, 2010
Filing Date:
October 08, 2009
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Assignee:
V.B. MEDICARE PVT. LTD. (141 Walchand Hirachand Marg, Mumbai 1, 400 00, IN)
GUPTA, Munishwar, Nath (Chemistry Department, Indian Institute of Technology DelhiHauz Khas, New Delhi 6, 110 01, IN)
RAGHAVA, Smita (Chemistry Department, Indian Institute of Technology DelhiHauz Khas, New Delhi 6, 110 01, IN)
International Classes:
C12P7/24; C07C47/19; C07C49/10; C12N9/04; C12P7/26
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
SAVANGIKAR, Vasant, Anantrao et al. (KRISHNA & SAURASTRI ASSOCIATES, 74/F Venus, Worli Sea Face,Mumbai 8, Maharashtra, 400 01, IN)
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