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

United States Patent

8,431,379
April 30, 2013
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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, xylobiose, and/or arabinofuranose-substituted xylan 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), Reed; David W. (Idaho Falls, ID), Lacey; Jeffrey A. (Idaho Falls, ID)
Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (Idaho Falls, ID)
12/ 802,911
20100311110
June 15, 2010
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS This invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-ACO7-991D 13727 and Contract No. DE-ACO7-051D 14517 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.