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Table 6 Cellulose-degrading enzymes from archaea

From: Biotechnological applications of archaeal enzymes from extreme environments

Enzyme Organism Type of enzyme Enzyme properties References
Optimal temperature Optimal pH Thermostability
Endoglucanase Pyrococcus horikoshii Recombinant > 97 °C 5.6 3 h, 97 °C [94]
Sulfolobus solfataricus P2 Recombinant 80 °C 1.8 8 h, 80 °C [101]
Haloarcula sp. LLSG7 Native 50 °C (20% NaCl) 8.0 (20% NaCl) 72 h, < 70 °C [102]
β-Glucosidase Pyrococcus furiosus Recombinant 95 °C 5.5 88 h, 95 °C [103, 104]
Sulfolobus solfataricus Recombinant 90 °C 5.5 18 h, 90 °C [105]
Thermofilum pendens Recombinant 90 °C 3.5 60 min, 95 °C [107]
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