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Table 10 Nitrile-degrading enzymes from archaea

From: Biotechnological applications of archaeal enzymes from extreme environments

Enzyme Organism Type of enzyme Enzyme properties References
Optimal temperature (°C) Optimal pH Thermostability
Amidase Pyrodoccus yayanosii Recombinant 85 6.0 110 min, 80 °C [146]
Sulfolobus tokodaii strain 7 Recombinant 75 7.0–8.0 [147]
Nitrilase Pyrococcus abyssi Recombinant 80 7.4 6 h, 90 °C [149]
Nitrilase New Pyrococcus sp. from Antarctica Recombinant 90 7.0 8 h, 90 °C losses 50% of activity [145]
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