Global patent index - EP 1066364 A2

EP 1066364 A2 2001-01-10 - PHENOL OXIDIZING ENZYMES AND THEIR USE

Title (en)

PHENOL OXIDIZING ENZYMES AND THEIR USE

Title (de)

PHENOL OXIDIERENDE ENZYME UND DEREN VERWENDUNG

Title (fr)

ENZYMES D'OXYDATION DE PHENOL ET LEURS UTILISATIONS

Publication

EP 1066364 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 99917861 A

Priority

  • EP 9902042 W
  • US 4696998 A
  • US 21870298 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9949010A2] Disclosed herein are phenol oxidizing enzymes obtainable from species of Stachybotrys which are useful in modifying the color associated with dyes and colored compounds, as well as in anti-dye transfer applications. Also disclosed herein are biologically-pure cultures of strains of the genus Stachybotrys, designated herein Stachybotrys parvispora MUCL 38996 and Stachybotrys chartarum MUCL 38898, which are capable of naturally producing the novel phenol oxidizing enzymes. Disclosed herein is the amino acid and nucleic acid sequence for Stachybotrys phenol oxidizing enzymes as well as expression vectors and host cells comprising the nucleic acid. Disclosed herein are methods for producing the phenol oxidizing enzyme as well as methods for constructing expression hosts. Disclosed herein are detergent compositions comprising phenol oxidizing enzymes obtainable from species of Stachybotrys.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

C11D 3/386; C12N 9/02; C12N 15/53

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

C11D 3/386 (2006.01); C12N 9/02 (2006.01); C12N 15/53 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

C12N 9/0055 (2013.01); C11D 3/38636 (2013.01); C12N 9/0057 (2013.01); C12R 1/645 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9949010A3

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

WO 9949010 A2 19990930; WO 9949010 A3 19991229; AU 3599599 A 19991018; BR 9909043 A 20001205; CA 2323092 A1 19990930; EP 1066364 A2 20010110; TR 200002713 T2 20001221

INPADOC legal status

2003-02-05 [18W] WITHDRAWN

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- Effective date: 20021210

2001-01-10 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 20000822

2001-01-10 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): DE ES FR GB IT