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Title: Methods of hydrolyzing a cellulose using halophilic, thermostable and ionic liquids tolerant cellulases

The present invention provides for an isolated or recombinant polypeptide comprising an amino acid sequence having at least 70% identity with the amino acid sequence of a Halorhabdus utahensis cellulase, such as Hu-CBH1, wherein said amino acid sequence has a halophilic thermostable and/or thermophilic cellobiohydrolase (CBH) activity. In some embodiments, the polypeptide has a CBH activity that is resistant to up to about 20% of ionic liquids. The present invention also provides for compositions comprising and methods using the isolated or recombinant polypeptide.
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The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA); Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM) LBNL
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Patent File Date: 2016 May 25
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Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
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United States

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