AP Tech manufactures 2′-FL using a QPS (Qualified Presumption of Safety) and GRAS(Generally Recognized as Safe) host strain, Corynebacterium Glutamicum. Foreign pathway enzymes for 2′-FL production are all from Biosafety Level 1(BSL1) microorganisms.
Using this robust strain and constantly optimising its productivity, AP Tech is confident to provide a cost effective solution in the industry.
Intellectual Property rights
Using a unique strain, C. glutamicum for production also helps AP Tech steer free of IP issues. In addition, AP Tech has secured the relevant patents for the strain, production process and application.
AP Tech received US GRAS notification status and KR MFDS approval for 2’-Fucosyllactose. In addition, the ingredient was approved in Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.