Codexis scoops award

Odriscoll, Cath
July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/17/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 28, p33
Trade Publication
The article reports that Codexis has been awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its directed evolution of biocatalysts involved in producing a key hydroxynitrile intermediate. Hydroxynitrile is a chiral building block for atorvastatin, the active ingredient of cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor. The firm claims that biocatalysts made by their directed evolution technology have improved the volumetric productivity of one reaction step involved in the chiral intermediate synthesis.


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