Means and methods for producing deacetylated xanthan

M.M. Kool (Inventor), H.A. Schols (Inventor), B.M. Moerschbacher (Inventor), M. Wagenknecht (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


he present invention relates to a method for producing xanthan with an altered acetylation pattern, wherein an enzyme site-specifically cleaving acetyl residues off mannose moieties of acetylated xanthan is contacted with acetylated xanthan. Furthermore, the present invention refers to the xanthan with the characteristics obtainable from such method and to the use thereof. Moreover, the present invention also refers to the use of enzymes site-specifically cleaving off the acetyl residues of mannose moieties of acetylated xanthan.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO2014206985
Priority date24/06/13
Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 2014


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