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Compositions and methods comprising cellulase variants with reduced affinity to non-cellulosic materials

United States Patent

April 7, 2015
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The present disclosure relates to cellulase variants. In particular the present disclosure relates to cellulase variants having reduced binding to non-cellulosic materials. Also described are nucleic acids encoding the cellulase, compositions comprising said cellulase, methods of identifying cellulose variants and methods of using the compositions.
Cascao-Pereira; Luis G. (Redwood City, CA), Kaper; Thijs (Half Moon Bay, CA), Kelemen; Bradley R. (Menlo Park, CA), Liu; Amy D. (Sunnyvale, CA)
Danisco US Inc. (Palo Alto, CA)
13/ 543,627
July 6, 2012
II. STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT This invention was made with Government support under conditional award no: DE-FC36-08GO18078 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.