Tomonori Hidesaki has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Abstract: Disclosed is a method for producing a ?-amino acid comprising a step of synthesizing a ?-amino acid from an ?-amino acid in the presence of an amino acid aminomutase. In this method, a ?-amino acid is precipitated as a solid in the reaction solution.
Abstract: This invention relates to DNA encoding a novel enzyme having activity of synthesizing D-serine from formaldehyde and glycine, recombinant DNA constructed by integrating such DNA into a vector, a transformant transformed with the recombinant DNA, and a method for producing D-serine from formaldehyde and glycine with the use of the enzyme.