The enzyme (PreventASeR) has been isolated from Aspergillus niger and yield has been enhanced by self-cloning. L-Asparaginase hydrolyses aspartate residues in food to aspartic acid thus preventing the formation of carcinogenic acrylamide through frying.
Nikkei Biotech news release, October 21. 2014
DSM close to obtain permission for the use of L-asparaginase in food