heat-resitant proteases?

Dr. Duncan Clark news at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk
Mon Aug 13 05:13:50 EST 2001


In article <9l3dh9$l1o$1 at news.rt66.com>, the eminent James Park at
Rt66.COM, New Mexico's #1 ISP wrote
>I am wondering if there are proteases or proteinases which can survive at
>higher temperature (80oC).
>The purpose is to digest tough proteins/glycoproteins at 80oC or 900C.

Umpteen from hyperthermophilic archaea i.e. proteases that survive 100C
plus. Problem is that I doubt any are commercially available. Best to
search Pubmed and contact authors direct.

Duncan
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