PRODUCTION OF MONASCUS-LIKE AZAPHILONE PIGMENT

Sameer Shamsuddin Mapari (Inventor), Ulf Thrane (Inventor), Anne S. Meyer (Inventor), Jens Christian Frisvad (Inventor)

    Research output: Patent

    Abstract

    The present invention relates to the field of biotechnological production of polyketide based colorants from filamentous fungi, in particular a method for preparing a biomass comprising a Monascus-like pigment composition from a nontoxigenic and non-pathogenic fungal source. The present invention further relates to use of the Monascus-like pigment composition as a colouring agent for food items and/or non-food items, and a cosmetic composition comprising the Monascus-like pigment composition.
    Original languageEnglish
    Patent numberWO2009026923
    Filing date05/03/2009
    CountryInternational Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

    Bibliographical note

    International application published under the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

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