The New C5-6 Technologies LLC

Conversion from sugar to fuel

“Simple solutions to complex carbohydrates”



Welcome to the home of the new C5-6 Technologies LLC!  C5-6 Technologies LLC creates bio-based solutions to efficiently convert complex carbohydrates into five and six carbon sugars.  C5-6’s microbial and enzyme technology platform has been developed over the course of seven years using US Government SBIR grants, private equity investments, and funding from  the University of Wisconsin’s Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center funded by the DOE.  As part of its enzyme screening and development program the company has cloned, expressed, and characterized over  150 new polysaccharide-degrading enzymes.

What can C5-6 Technologies LLC  do for you?

Are you looking for an enzyme?  C5-6 Technologies has the largest selection of purified and characterized enzymes active on complex carbohydrates available anywhere!  Check out our CAZyme™ Carbohydrases cloned and purified from a wide range of organisms including Clostridium thermocellum, Fibrobacter succinogenes, Dictyoglomus turgidum, Acidothermus cellulolyticus, Trichoderma reesei, Bacillus cellulosilyticus, Geobacillus species and other organisms. 

Are you looking for a specific enzyme we don’t have?  C5-6 Technologies can work with you to clone, express, purify and deliver the enzyme you want.  We have cloned and expressed over 200 enzymes.  Contact us at with your request, and we’ll supply a quote for your enzyme within 48 hours.

Do you have a industrial enzyme problem, but don’t know which enzyme to use?  C5-6 Technologies can work with you to help you solve your problem.  With over 20 years of experience in industrial enzymes and their applications, we can provide you with unbiased advice on what works and what doesn’t.  Contact us at with your request, and we’ll get back to you with ideas on how we  can help  solve your problem

Check out our most exciting news, enzymes for antimicrobial applications !  We have discovered a number of enzymes that act synergistically with antibiotics in eliminating Pseudomonas biofilms.

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