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Ionic liquid-tolerant cellulase enzymes

United States Patent

October 31, 2017
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The present invention provides ionic liquid-tolerant cellulases and method of producing and using such cellulases. The cellulases of the invention are useful in saccharification reactions using ionic liquid treated biomass.
Gladden; John (Alameda, CA), Park; Joshua (San Diego, CA), Singer; Steven (Berkeley, CA), Simmons; Blake (San Francisco, CA), Sale; Ken (Livermore, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA), Sandia Corporation (Livermore, CA)
14/ 612,201
February 2, 2015
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT The invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.