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Title: Cellulose binding domain proteins

A cellulose binding domain (CBD) having a high affinity for crystalline cellulose and chitin is disclosed, along with methods for the molecular cloning and recombinant production. Fusion products comprising the CBD and a second protein are likewise described. A wide range of applications are contemplated for both the CBD and the fusion products, including drug delivery, affinity separations, and diagnostic techniques. 16 figs.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
675819
Report Number(s):
US 5,837,814/A/
PAN: US patent application 8-460,455
DOE Contract Number:
FG03-92ER20069
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 17 Nov 1998
Research Org:
University of California
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
55 BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE, BASIC STUDIES; CELLULOSE; AFFINITY; PROTEINS; DRUGS; DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES; CHEMICAL BONDS