Day: 8. July 2022

Nagase improves synthesis of ergothioneine 1000fold by synthetic biology

Ergothioneine is a rare amino acid used as an antioxidant in food, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals. In 2015, Nagase Sangyo Cobegan development of an environmentally friendly bioproduction process capable of providing a stable supply of inexpensive ergothioneine by microbial fermentation. In 2019, Nagase joined NEDO’s Smart Cell Project to accelerate this program and, using synthetic biology, […]

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