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1. (WO2015048452) METHODS AND ENZYMES FOR PRODUCING HYDROXYMETHYLFURFURAL

Pub. No.:    WO/2015/048452    International Application No.:    PCT/US2014/057731
Publication Date: Fri Apr 03 01:59:59 CEST 2015 International Filing Date: Sat Sep 27 01:59:59 CEST 2014
IPC: C12P 17/04
Applicants: THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC.
Inventors: HORENSTEIN, Nicole, A.
BRUNER, Steven, Douglas
ROITBERG, Adrian
POLFER, Nicolas, C.
Title: METHODS AND ENZYMES FOR PRODUCING HYDROXYMETHYLFURFURAL
Abstract:
The present disclosure provides for methods of producing hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) from fructose and other carbohydrates, novel invertase enzymes capable of catalyzing the dehydration of fructose to HMF, and methods of making the novel invertase enzymes.