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Thermophilic and thermoacidophilic sugar transporter genes and enzymes from alicyclobacillus acidocaldarius and related organisms, methods

United States Patent

June 14, 2011
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Isolated and/or purified polypeptides and nucleic acid sequences encoding polypeptides from Alicyclobacillus acidocaldarius are provided. Further provided are methods for transporting sugars across cell membranes using isolated and/or purified polypeptides and nucleic acid sequences from Alicyclobacillus acidocaldarius.
Thompson; David N. (Idaho Falls, ID), Apel; William A. (Jackson, WY), Thompson; Vicki S. (Idaho Falls, ID), Reed; David W. (Idaho Falls, ID), Lacey; Jeffrey A. (Idaho Falls, ID)
Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (Idaho Falls, ID)
12/ 380,554
February 26, 2009
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS The United States Government has certain rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC07-99ID13727 and Contract No. DE-AC07-05ID14517 between the United States Department of Energy and Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC.