Gene Coding for the E1 Endoglucanase

The gene encoding Acidothermus cellulolyticus E1 endoglucanase is cloned and expressed in heterologous microorganisms. A new modified E1 endoglucanase enzyme is produced along with variants of the gene and enzyme. The E1 endoglucanase is useful for hydrolyzing cellulose to sugars for simultaneous or later fermentation into alcohol.

US 5,536,655

Inventor(s): Michael E. Himmel; Steven R. Thomas; Robert A. Laymon

Type of Offer: Licensing

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