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Title: Towards an Understanding of Enhanced Biomass Digestibility by In Planta Expression of a Family 5 Glycoside Hydrolase

In planta expression of a thermophilic endoglucanase (AcCel5A) reduces recalcitrance by creating voids and other irregularities in cell walls of Arabidopsis thaliana that increase enzyme accessibility without negative impacts on plant growth or cell wall composition. Furthermore, our results suggest that cellulose β-1–4 linkages can be cut sparingly in the assembling wall and that these minimal changes, made at the proper time, have an impact on plant cell wall recalcitrance without negative effects on overall plant development.
Authors:
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  1. National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
NREL/JA-2700-67215
Journal ID: ISSN 2045-2322
Grant/Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Scientific Reports
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 7; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 2045-2322
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), NREL Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS; plant cell wall; recalcitrance; AcCel5A endoglucanase; biomass; in planta expression; bioalcohols; molecular engineering in plants
OSTI Identifier:
1372043

Donohoe, Bryon S., Wei, Hui, Mittal, Ashutosh, Shollenberger, Todd, Lunin, Vladimir V., Himmel, Michael E., and Brunecky, Roman. Towards an Understanding of Enhanced Biomass Digestibility by In Planta Expression of a Family 5 Glycoside Hydrolase. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-04502-1.
Donohoe, Bryon S., Wei, Hui, Mittal, Ashutosh, Shollenberger, Todd, Lunin, Vladimir V., Himmel, Michael E., & Brunecky, Roman. Towards an Understanding of Enhanced Biomass Digestibility by In Planta Expression of a Family 5 Glycoside Hydrolase. United States. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-04502-1.
Donohoe, Bryon S., Wei, Hui, Mittal, Ashutosh, Shollenberger, Todd, Lunin, Vladimir V., Himmel, Michael E., and Brunecky, Roman. 2017. "Towards an Understanding of Enhanced Biomass Digestibility by In Planta Expression of a Family 5 Glycoside Hydrolase". United States. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-04502-1. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1372043.
@article{osti_1372043,
title = {Towards an Understanding of Enhanced Biomass Digestibility by In Planta Expression of a Family 5 Glycoside Hydrolase},
author = {Donohoe, Bryon S. and Wei, Hui and Mittal, Ashutosh and Shollenberger, Todd and Lunin, Vladimir V. and Himmel, Michael E. and Brunecky, Roman},
abstractNote = {In planta expression of a thermophilic endoglucanase (AcCel5A) reduces recalcitrance by creating voids and other irregularities in cell walls of Arabidopsis thaliana that increase enzyme accessibility without negative impacts on plant growth or cell wall composition. Furthermore, our results suggest that cellulose β-1–4 linkages can be cut sparingly in the assembling wall and that these minimal changes, made at the proper time, have an impact on plant cell wall recalcitrance without negative effects on overall plant development.},
doi = {10.1038/s41598-017-04502-1},
journal = {Scientific Reports},
number = 1,
volume = 7,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {6}
}

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