Patent for Ajinomoto

February 4/Tokyo/Indian Patents News -- Ajinomoto Co. Inc filed patent application for the process for producing (2S, 3R, 4S)-4-hydroxy-L-isoleucine. The inventors are Smirnov Sergey Vasilievich, Samsonova Natalia Nikolaevna, Kotliarova Veronika Aleksandrovna, Rushkevich Natalia Yurievna and Beznoschenko Olga Sergeevna.

Ajinomoto Co. Inc filed the patent application on July 12, 2010. The patent application number is 4328/CHENP/2010 A. The international classification number is C12N1/00.

According to the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks, "A method for manufacturing (2S,3R,4S)- 4- hydroxyl-L-isoleucine or a salt thereof using L-isoleucine producing bacterium transformed with a DNA fragment containing a gene conding for a protein having L-isoleucine dioxygenase activity and having a ability to produce (2S,3R,4S)-4-hydroxy-L-isoleucine."

From the February 21, 2011, Prepared Foods E-dition