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Table 7 Xylan- and chitin-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
Endo-β-1,4-xylanase Pyrodictium abyssi Native 110 5.5 100 min, 105 °C [111]
β-1,4-Xylosidase Sulfolobus solfataricus strain MT4 Native 90 7.0 47 min, 100 °C [112]
Chitinases Halobacterium salinarum CECT 395 Recombinant 40 7.3 40 min, 45 °C [113]
Sulfolobus tokodaii Recombinant 70 2.5 [119]
Thermococcus chitonophagus Native 70 7.0 1 h, 120 °C [121]
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