TRANSFORMANT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING LACTIC ACID

EPO Patent Application EP 3205/721 A1
Application Date: Aug. 16th, 2017

ABSTRACT

Provided is a transformant which can produce lactic acid with a high productivity without requiring neutralization with an alkali and is excellent in both of lactic acid production capability and...
Assignee(s):
Inventor(s):
HARA, Futoshi
KASHIMA, Ayako
KIMURA, Shuichiro
Application Number:
15849633.1
International Classification:
C12N 15/09 (20060101); C12N 1/19 (20060101); C12P 7/56 (20060101); C12R 1/645 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

What is claimed is:

A transformant comprising from 3 to 5 copies of a lactate dehydrogenase gene derived from human and introduced into a Schizosaccharomyces pombe host, wherein a gene that is a part of a group of genes encoding pyruvate decarboxylase of the Schizosaccharomyces pombe host is deleted or inactivated.

DESCRIPTION

Technical Field

The present invention relates to a transformant and its production process, and a method for producing lactic acid. Specifically, a transformant containing a lactate dehydrogenase gene (a gene encoding lactate dehydrogenase (LDH), and hereinafter also referred to as LDH gene) introduced into Schizosaccharomyces pombe (hereinafter also referred to as S....
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