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CELLULOLYTIC ENZYMES, NUCLEIC ACIDS ENCODING THEM AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING THEM

United States Patent Application

20160108386
A1
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The invention is directed to polypeptides having any cellulolytic activity, e.g., a cellulase activity, e.g., endoglucanase, cellobiohydrolase, beta-glucosidase, xylanase, mannanse, .beta.-xylosidase, arabinofuranosidase, and/or oligomerase activity, including thermostable and thermotolerant activity, and polynucleotides encoding these enzymes, and making and using these polynucleotides and polypeptides. The polypeptides of the invention can be used in a variety of pharmaceutical, agricultural, food and feed processing and industrial contexts. The invention also provides compositions or products of manufacture comprising mixtures of enzymes comprising at least one enzyme of this invention.
Gray, Kevin A. (San Diego, CA), Zhao, Lishan (Emeryville, CA), Cayouette, Michelle H. (Potomac, MD)
14/ 921,954
October 23, 2015
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT [0002] This invention was made with government support under Contract Nos. DOE 1435-04-03-CA-70224, 1435-04-04-CA-70224 and DE-FC36-03GO13146 awarded by the Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.