11 January, 2015

Patent on fructooligosaccharide synthesis

The patent "A procedure for the bioenzymatic synthesis of fructooligosaccharides" (Application no. P201431747) coauthored by J. Marín-Navarro, D. Talens, A. Lafraya-Aguado, and J. Polaina was presented on November 25th 2014 in the Spanish Office of Patents.
The content of this patent is described in the paper "One-pot production of fructooligosaccharides by a Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain expressing an engineered invertase" recently published in the journal  Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology (doi:10.1007/s00253-014-6312-4)