MICROORGANISM PRODUCING LACTIC ACID AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING LACTIC ACID USING SAME

EPO Patent Application EP 3309/254 A1
Application Date: Apr. 18th, 2018

ABSTRACT

The present applicaiton relates to a microorganism of the genus Saccharomyces producing lactic acid and a method for preparing lactic acid using the same. More specifically, the present applicaiton relates...
Assignee(s):
Inventor(s):
KIM, Seon Hye
LEE, Tae Hee
YANG, Young Lyeol
YANG, Eun Bin
NA, Kyungsu
HA, Cheol Woong
Application Number:
16807847.5
International Classification:
C12N 15/81 (20060101); C12P 7/56 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

What is claimed is:

A microorganism of the genus Saccharomyces producing lactic acid, wherein the microorganism is modified to have inactivated activity of pyruvate decarboxylase (PDC) compared to its endogenous activity, to introduce the activity of ATP-citrate lyase (ACL), and to enhance pyruvate biosynthetic pathway compared to its endogenous biosynthetic pathway.

DESCRIPTION

[Technical Field]

The present application relates to a microorganism of the genus Saccharomyces producing lactic acid and a method for producing lactic acid using the same.
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