Homoserine is an α-amino acid with the chemical formula HO2CCH(NH2)CH2CH2OH. L-Homoserine is not one of the common amino acids encoded by DNA. It differs from the proteinogenic amino acid serine by insertion of an additional methylene group. Homoserine, or its lactone form, is the product of a cyanogen bromide cleavage of a peptide by degradation of methionine.
Homoserine is an intermediate in the biosynthesis of three essential amino acids: methionine, threonine (an isomer]] of homoserine), and isoleucine. It forms by two reductions of aspartic acid via the intermediacy of aspartate semialdehyde.
Patent Issued for Microorganism Producing O-Acetyl-Homoserine and the Method of Producing O-Acetyl-Homoserine Using the Microorganism
Oct 23, 2012; By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Life Science Weekly -- From Alexandria, Virginia, NewsRx journalists report that a patent...
US Patent Issued to CJ Cheiljedang on Oct. 9 for "Microorganism Producing O-Acetyl-Homoserine and the Method of Producing O-Acetyl-Homoserine Using the Microorganism" (South Korean Inventors)
Oct 13, 2012; ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 13 -- United States Patent no. 8,283,152, issued on Oct. 9, was assigned to CJ Cheiljedang Corp. (Seoul,...