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Protein engineering of fungal xylanase

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dc.contributor.author Stephens, Dawn Elizabeth
dc.date.accessioned 2008-07-18T08:07:23Z
dc.date.available 2008-07-18T08:07:23Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.other 308427
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10321/318
dc.description Thesis (D.Tech.: Biotechnology)-Dept. of Biotechnology, Durban University of Technology, 2007 xi, 209 leaves en_US
dc.description.abstract Protein engineering technologies, such as directed evolution and DNA recombination, are often used to modify enzymes on a genetic level for the creation of useful industrial catalysts. Pre-treatment of paper pulps with xylanases have been shown to decrease the amounts of toxic chlorine dioxide used to bleach pulp. This study was undertaken to improve the thermal and alkaline stabilities of the xylanase from the fungus Thermomyces lanuginosus using ep-PCR and DNA shuffling. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Biotechnology en_US
dc.subject Protein engineering en_US
dc.subject Xylanases en_US
dc.subject Enzymes--Industrial applications en_US
dc.subject Recombinant DNA en_US
dc.subject Biochemical engineering en_US
dc.subject Biotechnology--Dissertations, Academic en_US
dc.title Protein engineering of fungal xylanase en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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