US Patent No. 9,212,376

DNA encoding novel enzyme having D-serine synthase activity, method of producing the enzyme and method of producing D-serine by using the same
Dec 18, 2015

Mitsui Chemicals has been awarded US Patent No. 9,212,376, "DNA encoding novel enzyme having D-serine synthase activity, method of producing the enzyme and method of producing D-serine by using the same."

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