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Merck and Codexis Honored with Presidential Green Chemistry Award

9:35 AM MDT | June 21, 2010 | Alex Scott

Pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co., and Codexis (Redwood City, CA), an enzymes firm, have been honored with the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award from the U.S. EPA for developing a biocatalytic process for the synthesis of the type two diabetes drug Sitagliptin.   A research paper on the Sitagliptin production process has been published during the past few days in the peer-reviewed journal Science. The new biocatalytic process provides a 10-13% overall increase in yield and a significant reduction in waste byproducts, when compared with the...

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