L-arabinose Assimilation Pathway And Uses Thereof


The present invention relates to a new L-arabinose assimilation pathway and uses thereof. In particular, the present invention relates to polypeptides exhibiting L-arabinose isomerase, L-ribulokinase or L-ribulose-5-phosphate-4-epimerase activity, and recombinant host cells expressing said polypeptides. The present invention also relates to a method of producing a fermentation product, preferably ethanol, from an arabinose containing substrate, using a polypeptide or a host cell of the invention.

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  • Publication: Aug 25, 2016
  • Application: Feb 15, 2016
    WO EP 2016053201 W
  • Priority: Feb 16, 2015
    EP EP 15305232 A

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