US Patent 7,056,714
United States Patent and Trademark Office
University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)
The invention provides the nucleotide sequence and amino acid sequence for the enzyme carboxylic acid reductase isolated from bacteria. Expression cassettes, vectors, transformed cells, and variants are also provided as methods for use of recombinant biocatalytic reagents in production of synthetic, aromatic, aliphatic and alicyclic aldehydes and alcohols.
Rosazza, John P.; Fotheringham, Ian; Li, Tao; Daniels, Lacy; and He, Aimin Carboxylic acid reductase polypeptide, nucleotide sequence encoding same and methods of use. US Patent 7,056,714 filed March 11, 2003 and issued June 06, 2006. https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/401