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SCIENTISTS IDENTIFY A NOVEL TARGET FOR CORN STRAW UTILIZATION

Plant cell walls, as repositories of fixed carbon, are an important source of biomass, which is mainly composed of cellulose, hemicellulose,...

PRODUCTION OF XYLOOLIGOSACCHARIDES AND MONOSACCHARIDES FROM POPLAR BY A TWO-STEP ACETIC ACID AND PEROXIDE/ACETIC ACID PRETREATMENT

Populus tree species including hybrid varieties are considered as promising biomass feedstock for biofuels and biochemicals production...

 
 
 

BIOSYNTHESIS, REGULATION, AND ENGINEERING OF MICROBIALLY PRODUCED BRANCHED BIOFUELS

The steadily increasing demand on transportation fuels calls for renewable fuel replacements. This has attracted a growing amount of...

Senator Roberts is a Champion of Biotechnology Innovation

SENATOR ROBERTS IS A CHAMPION OF BIOTECHNOLOGY INNOVATION

Last night, U.S. Senator Pat Roberts accepted BIO's Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognized his leadership, service and commitment...

 
 
 

COMPREHENSIVE EVALUATION OF A COST-EFFECTIVE METHOD OF CULTURING CHLORELLA PYRENOIDOSA WITH UNSTERILIZED PIGGERY WASTEWATER FOR BIOFUEL PRODUCTION

The utilization of Chlorella for the dual goals of biofuel production and wastewater nutrient removal is highly attractive. Moreover,...

NEXT GENERATION INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY‐TRANSFORMING THE CURRENT INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY INTO COMPETITIVE PROCESSES

Abstract Chemical industry has made contribution to modern society, providing cost competitive products for our daily usages. However,...

 
 
 
Bright Skies for Plant-Based Jet Fuels

BRIGHT SKIES FOR PLANT-BASED JET FUELS

Credit: iStock.com/horstgerlach With an estimated daily fuel demand of more than 5 million barrels per day, the global aviation sector...

 
 
 
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...