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1. (WO2016065238) METHOD FOR PRODUCING ALCOHOL BY USE OF A TRIPEPTIDYL PEPTIDASE

Pub. No.:    WO/2016/065238    International Application No.:    PCT/US2015/057079
Publication Date: Fri Apr 29 01:59:59 CEST 2016 International Filing Date: Sat Oct 24 01:59:59 CEST 2015
IPC: C12P 7/10
C12P 7/16
Applicants: DANISCO US INC.
Inventors: MIASNIKOV, Andrei
MA, Maria
POWER, Scott D.
Title: METHOD FOR PRODUCING ALCOHOL BY USE OF A TRIPEPTIDYL PEPTIDASE
Abstract:
The present invention provides a method for producing an alcohol comprising: (a) admixing a tripeptidyl peptidase, predominantly having exopeptidase activity, with a feedstock or a fraction thereof before, during or after fermentation of said feedstock or a fraction thereof; and (b) recovering an alcohol. Also provided are uses of a tripeptidyl peptidase and by-products of alcohol production obtainable by the method of the invention.