The α-glucuronidase-encoding gene of Trichoderma reesei

Emilio Margolles-Clark, Markku Saloheimo, Matti Siika-aho, Merja Penttilä

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The Trichoderma reesei cDNA coding for α-glucuronidase (GLRI), which releases glucuronic acid attached to xylose units of xylan, was cloned and sequenced. The deduced N-terminal amino acid (aa) sequence of the protein was verified by sequencing of the purified GLRI. The aa sequence of the GLRI displayed no similarity with any aa sequence available in the data bases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)171-172
Number of pages2
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jun 1996
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


  • cDNA
  • Glucuronic acid
  • Glycosyl hydrolase
  • Hemicellulose
  • Xylan hydrolysis
  • Xylanase

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