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Nature's Own Biorefinery

NATURE'S OWN BIOREFINERY

Passalid beetles work together in family units to defend their log tunnel homes and care for their young into adulthood. New Berkeley...

ENGINEERS DEVELOP FAST METHOD TO CONVERT ALGAE TO BIOCRUDE

Biofuel experts have long sought a more economically-viable way to turn algae into biocrude oil to power vehicles, ships and even jets....

 
 
 

N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE INDUCES CELLULASE PRODUCTION IN THE FILAMENTOUS FUNGUS TRICHODERMA REESEI

The filamentous fungus Trichoderma reesei produces cellulase enzymes that are widely studied for lignocellulose bioconversion to biofuel....

New Molecular Blueprint Advances Our Understanding of Photosynthesis

NEW MOLECULAR BLUEPRINT ADVANCES OUR UNDERSTANDING OF PHOTOSYNTHESIS

The cryo-EM structure of the NADH dehydrogenase-like complex. The atomic coordinate model shown as spheres, colored according to the...

 
 
 

TRANSCRIPTOMIC SIGNATURE REVEALS MECHANISM OF FLOWER BUD DISTORTION IN WITCHES'-BROOM DISEASE OF SOYBEAN

Abstract Background Soybean crop is major source of edible oil and protein for human and animals besides its various industrial uses...

CHARACTERIZATION OF FATTY ACID EXPORTERS INVOLVED IN FATTY ACID TRANSPORT FOR OIL ACCUMULATION IN THE GREEN ALGA CHLAMYDOMONAS REINHARDTII

In the past few decades, microalgae biofuel has become one of the most interesting sources of renewable energy. However, the higher...

 
 
 
Inventor Unlocks Method to Turn Plant Sugars Into Environmentally-Friendly Fuel

INVENTOR UNLOCKS METHOD TO TURN PLANT SUGARS INTO ENVIRONMENTALLY-FRIENDLY FUEL

For years, scientists and researchers have been working to extract sugar molecules in plant life, known as cellulose. However, until...

Potential New Way to Boost Biofuels and Bioproducts Production

POTENTIAL NEW WAY TO BOOST BIOFUELS AND BIOPRODUCTS PRODUCTION

Researchers at the Department of Energy's Joint BioEnergy Institute have gained insight into the primary process by which all cells...

 
 
 
Researchers find a plant that can be used to feed a microalgae strain to boost its potential as a biofuel

RESEARCHERS FIND A PLANT THAT CAN BE USED TO FEED A MICROALGAE STRAIN TO BOOST ITS POTENTIAL AS A BIOFUEL

According to a study, which was published in the journal Algal Research, feeding certain algae some plants can produce biofuel for...

BROAD GENOME ANALYSIS SHOWS YEASTS EVOLVING BY SUBTRACTION

An unprecedented comparison of hundreds of species of yeasts has helped geneticists brew up an expansive picture of their evolution...

 
 
 

A GLOBAL ANALYSIS OF GENE EXPRESSION IN FIBROBACTER SUCCINOGENES S85 GROWN ON CELLULOSE AND SOLUBLE SUGARS AT DIFFERENT GROWTH RATES

Cellulose is the most abundant biological polymer on earth, making it an attractive substrate for the production of next-generation...

RENEWABLE PRODUCTION OF HIGH DENSITY JET FUEL PRECURSOR SESQUITERPENES FROM ESCHERICHIA COLI

Aviation fuels are an important target of biofuels research due to their high market demand and competitive price. Isoprenoids have...

 
 
 

VARIANCES IN CELLULAR SEDIMENTATION BEHAVIOR AS AN EFFECTIVE ENRICHMENT METHOD OF HYDROCARBON-OVERPRODUCING MICROCOCCUS LUTEUS STRAINS

Aliphatic hydrocarbons of microbial origin are highly interesting candidate biofuels because these molecules are identical or very...

RESTORATION OF BIOFUEL PRODUCTION LEVELS AND INCREASED TOLERANCE UNDER IONIC LIQUID STRESS IS ENABLED BY A MUTATION IN THE ESSENTIAL ESCHERICHIA COLI GENE CYDC

Microbial production of chemicals from renewable carbon sources enables a sustainable route to many bioproducts. Sugar streams, such...

 
 
 

THE TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR TPRFX1 IS AN ESSENTIAL REGULATOR OF AMYLASE AND CELLULASE GENE EXPRESSION IN TALAROMYCES PINOPHILUS

Perfect and low cost of fungal amylolytic and cellulolytic enzymes are prerequisite for the industrialization of plant biomass biorefinergy...

3 win chemistry Nobel; findings led to best-selling drug

3 WIN CHEMISTRY NOBEL; FINDINGS LED TO BEST-SELLING DRUG

STOCKHOLM - Three researchers who "harnessed the power of evolution" to produce enzymes and antibodies that have led to a new best-selling...

 
 
 

GENOMIC AND PHENOTYPIC CHARACTERIZATION OF A REFACTORED XYLOSE-UTILIZING SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE STRAIN FOR LIGNOCELLULOSIC BIOFUEL PRODUCTION

Engineered strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae have significantly improved the prospects of biorefinery by improving the bioconversion...

A VERSATILE SYSTEM FOR FAST SCREENING AND ISOLATION OF TRICHODERMA REESEI CELLULASE HYPERPRODUCERS BASED ON DSRED AND FLUORESCENCE-ASSISTED CELL SORTING

In the biofuel industry, cellulase plays an indispensable role in hydrolyzing cellulose into fermentable glucose. Trichoderma reesei...