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Title: Cellulase variants

This invention provides novel variant cellulolytic enzymes having improved activity and/or stability. In certain embodiments the variant cellulotyic enzymes comprise a glycoside hydrolase with or comprising a substitution at one or more positions corresponding to one or more of residues F64, A226, and/or E246 in Thermobifida fusca Cel9A enzyme. In certain embodiments the glycoside hydrolase is a variant of a family 9 glycoside hydrolase. In certain embodiments the glycoside hydrolase is a variant of a theme B family 9 glycoside hydrolase.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1193384
Report Number(s):
9,080,162
14/111,321
DOE Contract Number:
SC0002302
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Apr 11
Research Org:
Novozymes, A/S, Bagsvaerd (Denmark)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 09 BIOMASS FUELS