Eukaryotic cell and method for producing glycolic acid

Outi Koivistoinen (Inventor), Joosu Kuivanen (Inventor), Peter Richard (Inventor), Merja Penttilä (Inventor)

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The present invention concerns a eukaryotic host selected from microorganisms, and a method for producing glycolic acid using said eukaryotic host cells, especially cells of a genetically modified fungal host. Further this invention relates to a glycolic acid product obtained using the method described here and the use of genetically modified microorganism cells in production of glycolic acid.

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Original languageEnglish
Patent numberEP2764085
IPCC12P 7/ 42 A I
Priority date4/10/12
Publication statusPublished - 13 Aug 2014
MoE publication typeH1 Granted patent


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