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Novozymes Develops Its First Biochemical Building Block

11:04 AM MDT | August 16, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz

Novozymes (Copenhagen) said today that it has developed a fungus that enables production of malic acid from renewable raw materials. Malic acid is used as a flavor enhancer in the food industry and can be converted into other chemical derivatives used to make plastics and resins. Novozymes is planning to out-license the technology to partners interested in producing and commercializing malic acid and derivatives made from renewable raw materials. “This is our first biochemical building block and a major milestone towards building a biochemical industry...

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