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Table 1 Glycoside hydrolase genes required for complete depolymerization of the cellulose and hemicellulose fractions of lignocellulose and enzymes encoded by genes in the A. acidocaldarius genome

From: Glycoside hydrolase gene transcription by Alicyclobacillus acidocaldarius during growth on wheat arabinoxylan and monosaccharides: a proposed xylan hydrolysis mechanism

Glycosyl hydrolase activity required for lignocellulose depolymerization Presence in A. acidocaldarius
Cellulose
 Endo-β-1,4-glucanase (EC 3.2.1.4) X
 1,4-β-glucan glucanohydrolase (EC 3.2.1.74)  
 1,4-β-glucan cellobiohydrolase (EC 3.2.1.91)  
 β-Glucosidase (EC 3.2.1.21) X
Hemicellulose
 Endo-β-1,4-xylanase (EC 3.2.1.8) X
 Exo-β-1,4-xylosidase or β-xylosidase (EC 3.2.1.37) X
 α-l-arabinofuranosidase (EC 3.2.1.55) X
 Endo-α-1,5-arabinanase (EC 3.2.1.99)  
 α-Glucuronidase (EC 3.2.1.139) X
 Endo-β-1,4-mannanase (EC 3.2.1.78)  
 Exo-β-1,4-mannosidase (EC 3.2.1.25)  
 α-Galactosidase (EC 3.2.1.22)  
 β-Glucosidase (EC 3.2.1.21) X
 Endo-β-1,4-galactanase (EC 3.2.1.89)  
 Acetylxylan esterase (EC 3.1.1.72) X
 Acetylmannan esterase (EC 3.1.1.6)  
 Ferulic and p-coumaric acid esterases (EC 3.1.1.73) X