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CIP1 polypeptides and their uses

United States Patent

April 12, 2011
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Described herein are novel gene sequences isolated from Trichoderma reesei. Two genes encoding proteins comprising a cellulose binding domain, one encoding an arabionfuranosidase and one encoding an acetylxylanesterase are described. The sequences, CIP1 and CIP2, contain a cellulose binding domain. These proteins are especially useful in the textile and detergent industry and in pulp and paper industry.
Foreman; Pamela (Los Altos, CA), Van Solingen; Pieter (Naaldwijk, NL), Goedegebuur; Frits (Vlaardingen, NL), Ward; Michael (San Francisco, CA)
Danisco US Inc. (Palo Alto, CA)
12/ 683,108
January 6, 2010
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT Portions of this work were funded by Subcontract No. ZCO-0-30017-01 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.