Thermal Tolerant Mannanase from Acidothermus Cellulolyticus

NREL (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


The invention provides a thermal tolerant mannanase that is a member of the glycoside hydrolase family. The Invention further discloses the mannanase as ManA. ManA has been isolated and characterized from Acidothermus cellulolyticus. The invention further provides recombinant forms of the identified ManA. Methods of making ManA polypeptides, including fusions, variants, and derivatives, are alsodisclosed. Methods of using mannanase A, including for the processing of food and for use in food stuffs as bulking agens and the like, are also disclosed.
Original languageAmerican English
Patent number7,112,429 B2
StatePublished - 2006

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PT-270-40988


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