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Table 4 Esterases and lipases from hyper/thermophilic archaea

From: Biotechnological applications of archaeal enzymes from extreme environments

Organism Enzyme Type of enzyme Enzyme properties References
Optimal temperature (°C) Optimal pH Thermostability
Pyrococcus furiosus Lipase Recombinant 80 7 6 h, 75 °C [28]
Pyrobaculum sp. 1860 Esterase Recombinant 80 9 6 h, 90 °C [29]
Sulfolobus tokodaii strain 7 Esterase Recombinant 70 7.5–8.0 40 min, 85 °C [30]
Archaeoglobus fulgidus Lipase Recombinant 90 10 Not reported [33]
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