7,727,572 (June 1, 2010), Danisco A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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RECOMBINANT HEXOSE OXIDASE


• US Patent No. 7,727,572 (June 1, 2010), P. Stougaard, et al., assigned to Danisco A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark.


The enzyme hexose oxidase, produced by recombinant DNA technology, can be used in manufacturing food products such as dough, dairy items and other products. Suitable sources of DNA coding for the enzyme are marine algal species including Chondrus crispus, Iridophycus flaccidum and Euthora cristata . In useful embodiments, the recombinant hexose oxidase is produced by Pichia pastoris, Saccharomyces cerevisiae or E. coli.