Enhanced Processive Cellulases

Gregg Beckham (Inventor), Michael Himmel (Inventor), Steve Decker (Inventor), Jeffrey Linger (Inventor), Qi Xu (Inventor), William Adney (Inventor), Eric Jarvis (Inventor), Kara Podkaminer (Inventor), John Baker (Inventor), Larry Taylor II (Inventor), Arjun Singh (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


Nucleic acid sequences encoding chimeric polypeptides that exhibit enhanced cellulase activities are disclosed herein. These nucleic acids may be expressed in hosts such as fungi, which in turn may be cultured to produce chimeric polypeptides. Also disclosed are chimeric polypeptides and their use in the degradation of cellulosic materials.
Original languageAmerican English
Patent number10,036,051 B2
Filing date31/07/18
StatePublished - 2018

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PT-2A00-72178


  • cellulase
  • encoding chimeric polypeptides
  • fungi
  • nucleic acid sequences


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