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The presently-disclosed subject matter includes thermophilic glucan phosphatase polypeptides. In some embodiments the polypeptide includes non-native laforin polypeptides, or fragments and/or variants thereof, and in some instances the polypeptide can alter the biophysical properties of starch in vitro or in planta. The presently-disclosed subject matter also includes isolated polynucleotides encoding the present polypeptides, methods for processing starch by exposing starch to the present polypeptides, and methods for making the present polypeptides.
University of Kentucky Research Foundation, Lexington, KY (US)
Gentry, Matthew S. and Vander Kooi, Craig W., "Thermophilic Phosphatases and Methods for Processing Starch Using the Same" (2015). Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry Faculty Patents. Paper 5.