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Thermal and acid tolerant beta-xylosidases, genes encoding, related organisms, and methods

United States Patent

7,923,234
April 12, 2011
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Isolated and/or purified polypeptides and nucleic acid sequences encoding polypeptides from Alicyclobacillus acidocaldarius and variations thereof are provided. Further provided are methods of at least partially degrading xylotriose and/or xylobiose using isolated and/or purified polypeptides and nucleic acid sequences encoding polypeptides from Alicyclobacillus acidocaldarius and variations thereof.
Thompson; David N. (Idaho Falls, ID), Thompson; Vicki S. (Idaho Falls, ID), Schaller; Kastli D. (Ammon, ID), Apel; William A. (Jackson, WY), Lacey; Jeffrey A. (Idaho Falls, ID), Reed; David W. (Idaho Falls, ID)
Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (Idaho Falls, ID)
12/ 321,636
20090226978
January 23, 2009
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS This invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-AC07-99ID13727 and Contract No. DE-AC07-05ID14517 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.