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EGVIII endoglucanase and nucleic acids encoding the same

United States Patent

May 23, 2006
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The present invention provides a novel endoglucanase nucleic acid sequence, designated egl8, and the corresponding EGVIII amino acid sequence. The invention also provides expression vectors and host cells comprising a nucleic acid sequence encoding EGVIII, recombinant EGVIII proteins and methods for producing the same.
Dunn-Coleman; Nigel (Los Gatos, CA), Goedegebuur; Frits (Vlaardingen, NL), Ward; Michael (San Francisco, CA), Yao; Jian (Sunnyvale, CA)
Genencor International, Inc. (Palo Alto, CA)
10/ 028,245
December 18, 2001
GOVERNMENT SUPPORT Portions of this work were funded by Subcontract No. ZCO-30017-01 with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory under Prime Contract No. DE-AC36-99GO10337 with the U.S. Department of Energy. Accordingly, the United States Government may have certain rights in this invention.