Steven Hutcheson




Office Phone: (301) 405-5498

Fax: (301) 314-9489

Office Address: 3117 Microbiology Building



graduate program affiliations

  • BISI - BISI-Molecular & Cellular Biology (MOCB)

research interests

Genetics, genomics, transcriptomes, and proteomics of carbohydrase production by bacteria.


recent publications

Suvorov, M, R Kumar, H Zhang, and SW Hutcheson, 2011. Novelties of the cellulolytic system of a marine bacterium applicable to cellulosic sugar production.  Biofuels, In Press

Watson, BJ, H Zhang, AG Longmire, Y-H Moon and SW Hutcheson, 2009.  Processive endoglucanases mediate degradation of cellulose by Saccharophagus degradans 2-40 J. Bacteriol. 191, 5697-5705 JB.00481-09 [pii] 10.1128/JB.00481-09

Weiner, R, L Taylor, B Henrissat, L Hauser, M Land, P Coutinho, C Rancurel, E Saunders, A Longmire, H Zhang, E Bayer, H Gilbert, F Larimer, I Zhulin, N Ekborg, R Lamed, P Richardson, I Borovok, and S Hutcheson, 2008. Complete genome sequence of the complex carbohydrate-degrading marine bacterium, Saccharophagus degradans Strain 2-40.  PLOS Genetics 4 | e1000087. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1000087

Henshaw, J, V. Money, D. Bolam, M. Czjzek, N. Ekborg, R. Weiner, S. Hutcheson, G.J. Davies, HJ. Gilbert and AB. Boraston, 2006. Family 6 Carbohydrate Binding Modules in b-Agarases Display Exquisite Selectivity for the Non-Reducing Termini of Agarose, J. Biol. Chem. 281:17099-17107 doi:10.1074/jbc.M600702200

Taylor, L, B Henrissat, N Ekborg, M Howard, S Hutcheson, and R Weiner. 2006. Analysis of the unusually abundant enzymes and auxiliary proteins of a marine bacterium, strain 2-40, linked to plant cell wall degradation. J. Bacteriol.  188, 3849-3861 doi:10.1128/JB.01348-05

Howard, MB, N Ekborg, L. Taylor, R. Weiner and SW Hutcheson, 2004. Chitinase B of Microbulbifer degradans 2-40 contains two catalytic domains with different chitinolytic activities.  J. Bacteriology 186: 1297-1303 doi: 10.1128/JB.186.5.1297-1303.2004



Genetics, genomics, transcriptomes, and proteomics of carbohydrase production by bacteria.