Metabolic pathway in cyanobacteria can yield far better biofuels

Plantations International News Scientists from the US Power Division's National Renewable resource Lab (NREL) have actually uncovered that a metabolic pathway recently just suggested to be functional in photosynthetic organisms is actually a significant path as well as could enable efficient conversion of carbon dioxide to organic substances. The discovery shines brand-new light on the complicated metabolic network for carbon exercise in cyanobacteria, while unlocking to much better methods of making chemicals from carbon dioxide or plant biomass, as opposed to acquiring them from oil. The discovery was led by NREL elderly researcher Jianping Yu and Wei Xiong, an NREL Supervisor's [...]