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Agricultural Research Service

Title: Method for producing high yields of itaconic acid by fermentation with a yeast
See also: US Patent Office Full Record



Patent Number: 7479381
Docket Number: 13006
Serial Number: 11639762
Date Patented: 01/20/2009

 

Summary: Itaconic acid may be produced in high yields by fermentation with a yeast, Pseudozyma antarctica NRRL Y-30980.

Patent Status: Patent issued on January 20, 2009. Link at USPTO filed under patent title “Production of itaconic acid by Pseudozyma Antarctica.”

Inventors:

Tsung Min Kuo
Microbial Genomics and Bioprocessing Research
1815 N UNIVERSITY ST
PEORIA, IL, 61604
(former ARS employee)

Cletus P Kurtzman
Microbial Genomics and Bioprocessing Research
USDA, ARS, NCAUR, MGB
1815 N UNIVERSITY ST
PEORIA, IL, 61604
Phone: (309) 681-6561
Fax: (309) 681-6672
Cletus.Kurtzman@ars.usda.gov

William Levinson
(former ARS employee)

 

Last Modified: 2/24/2014