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Hydrogenase polypeptide and methods of use

United States Patent

February 2, 2016
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Provided herein are polypeptides having hydrogenase activity. The polypeptide may be multimeric, and may have hydrogenase activity of at least 0.05 micromoles H.sub.2 produced min.sup.-1 mg protein.sup.-1. Also provided herein are polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides, genetically modified microbes that include polynucleotides encoding one or more subunits of the multimeric polypeptide, and methods for making and using the polypeptides.
Adams; Michael W. W. (Athens, GA), Hopkins; Robert C. (Athens, GA), Jenney, Jr.; Francis E. (Athens, GA), Sun; Junsong (Athens, GA)
University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc. (Athens, GA)
14/ 204,802
March 11, 2014
GOVERNMENT FUNDING The invention was made with government support under Grant No. DE-FG02-05ER 15710, awarded by the Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in this invention.