Process for producing antibiotic U-51,640 Patent #: 3998698
ApplicationNo. 06/056741 filed on 07/11/1979
US Classes:435/84, Preparing nitrogen-containing saccharide435/812, FOAM CONTROL435/822Using bacteria or actinomycetales
ExaminersPrimary: Tanenholtz, Alvin E.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesC12P 19/00 (20060101)
C12P 19/26 (20060101)
Foreign Application Priority Data1978-08-03 DE
AbstractThe invention relates to a process for the production of 6-amino-6-deoxy-L-sorbose which comprises culturing an aerobic micro-organism capable of oxidizing 1-amino-1-deoxy-D-glucitol or an enzymatic extract obtained from said aerobic micro-organism under aerobic conditions and at a suitable temperature in an aqueous nutrient medium containing 1-amino-1-deoxy-D-glucitol or a salt thereof and also containing assimilable sources of carbon, nitrogen and essential trace element to impart said 6-amino-6-deoxy-L-sorbose to said aqueous nutrient medium.