Methods for production of ergothioneine

Irina Borodina (Inventor), Douglas Kell (Inventor), Steven Van Der Hoek (Inventor), Behrooz Darbani Shirvanehdeh (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

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The present invention relates to microbial factories, in particular yeast factories, for production of ergothioneine. Also provided are methods for producing ergothioneine in a yeast cell, as well as useful nucleic acids, polypeptides, vectors and host cells.

Original languageEnglish
IPCC12R 1/ 865 A N
Patent numberWO2020221795
Filing date29/04/2020
CountryInternational Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Priority date30/04/2019
Priority numberEP20190171749
Publication statusPublished - 5 Nov 2020

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