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

United States Patent

December 6, 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)
13/ 066,645
April 19, 2011
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.