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1. (WO2018011284) NOVEL ESTERASES AND USES THEREOF

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/011284    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/067582
Publication Date: Fri Jan 19 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Jul 13 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: C12N 9/18
Applicants: CARBIOS
Inventors: TOPHAM, Christopher
TEXIER, Hélène
TOURNIER, Vincent
DESROUSSEAUX, Marie-Laure
DUQUESNE, Sophie
ANDRE, Isabelle
BARBE, Sophie
MARTY, Alain
Title: NOVEL ESTERASES AND USES THEREOF
Abstract:
The present invention relates to novel esterase, more particularly to esterase variants having improved thermostability compared to the esterase of SEQ ID N°1 and the uses thereof for degrading polyester containing material, such as plastic products. The esterases of the invention are particularly suited to degrade polyethylene terephthalate, and material containing polyethylene terephthalate.