Microbiological process for the production of 6-hydroxynicotnic acid

The present invention provides a new strain of Pseudomonas sp. strain R1JI2N having high nicotinic acid hydroxylase activity and capable of converting uicotinic acid to 6-hydroxynicotinic acid, the improvement which comprises the use of whole cell nicotinic acid hydroxylase which is obtained by culturing the microorganism in a nutrient medium containing glucose, yeast extract, peptone, mineral salts, and nicotinic acid or nicotinamide inducer.

Patent Assignee: Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)

Patent No: IN229983 [India]

Application No: 251/DEL/2003

Inventor(s): Binod Kumar Gogoi; Ajit Chandra Kakoty

Issue Date: 13-03-2009

Filing Date: 07-03-2003

Licensing Option: Laboratory willing to jointly develop technology with industrial partner.

Implementing institute: CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology [CSIR-NEIST] 

Funding agency: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

IPC Classification: C12P 7/02

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