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1. (WO2017156509) α-KETOISOCAPROIC ACID AND α-ΚΕΤΟ-3-METHYLVALERIC ACID DECARBOXYLASES AND USES THEREOF

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/156509    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/021987
Publication Date: Fri Sep 15 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Sun Mar 12 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: C12N 9/88
Applicants: AEMETIS, INC.
Inventors: VEMURI, Goutham, N.
SUVOROV, Maxim
LAR, Olena
SNOW, Christopher
Title: α-KETOISOCAPROIC ACID AND α-ΚΕΤΟ-3-METHYLVALERIC ACID DECARBOXYLASES AND USES THEREOF
Abstract:
The disclosure provides a-ketoisocaproic acid decarboxylase and a-keto-3- methylvaleric acid decarboxylase and recombinant microorganisms that host these enzymes. Methods involve the use of recombinant microorganisms to increase the production of isoamyl alcohols, their corresponding acids and their derivatives from carbon sources.