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GRN No. 265

Genencor, a Danisco Division
Genencor, a Danisco Division
925 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
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Substance:  Glycerophospholipid cholesterol acyltransferase (GCAT) enzyme preparation from Bacillus licheniformis expressing a modified GCAT gene from Aeromonas salmonicida subsp. salmonicida
Intended Use:  As an enzyme to modify phospholipids to lyso-phospholipids and cholesterol ester in egg yolks to avoid product separation during mayonnaise production; processed meat products for emulsification, better consistency, and reduced cooking loss; cheese for increased yield; eggs to give a softer and more tender crumb in bakery products, and degumming of vegetable oils

As an enzyme in the production of ultra-high temperature processed milk, powdered milk, and yogurt at concentrations ranging from 0.38 to 1.5 milligrams total organic solids per kilogram of food
Basis:  Scientific procedures
Date of filing:  07-NOV-08
Date of closure (select to view letter):  13-JUN-09
Additional Correspondence
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Additional correspondence about intended use: July 15, 2010
GRAS Notice (disclosable information):  GRN 265