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List of answers to the questions we received at our booth at ifia JAPAN 2024 venue.

Our company exhibited at "ifia JAPAN 2024 - The 29th International Food Ingredients/Additives Exhibition & Conference" (organized by Food Chemical News Co., Ltd.), held at Tokyo Big Sight from May 22nd (Wednesday) to 24th (Friday), 2024.

We would like to express our sincere gratitude to everyone who visited our exhibition booth.

In this article, we will introduce and answer the questions we received from all of you during the exhibition period, focusing on the ones that were particularly frequent. Please stay tuned until the end.

Q: What does your company do?

A: In response to our clients' needs, we conduct new enzyme exploration and enzyme modification. By employing our unique bioinformatics technology, which differs from conventional methods, we facilitate rapid enzyme development. We believe that this innovation accelerator can benefit both enzyme manufacturers and food manufacturers.

Q: Do you have any specific examples?

A: In chemical applications, we have successfully explored new enzymes needed by users and achieved significant improvements in enzyme activity. In food applications, we are currently addressing specific themes requested by multiple clients and actively working on them.

Q: What properties of enzymes can be modified in the digzyme Spotlight (enzyme modification program)?

A: Potential modifications include enhancing activity, improving heat resistance, and altering optimal pH. Modifications to substrate specificity are addressed using the digzyme Moonlight (enzyme exploration program) as needed.

Q: What is the development process like?

A: Depending on the client's situation, we set the start and end goals, but the main process typically follows these steps:

  1. Development Consultation: We listen to the client's challenges and select the target enzymes.
  2. Enzyme Design: Using supercomputers, we design the target enzymes.
  3. Enzyme Library Provision: Enzymes designed on the computer are produced at the lab scale using microorganisms, and the suitability of the enzymes for the intended purpose is verified and confirmed.
  4. Enzyme Production Provision: We scale up production from the lab to the plant, ensuring stable enzyme supply as a product.

That concludes the Q&A for this article. Thank you very much for reading until the end. If you have any further questions or inquiries, please contact us using the following contact form.

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