Microbes in cow stomach can break down plastic

The new findings present a sustainable option for reducing plastic waste and litter, co-opting the great metabolic diversity of microbes

Bacteria found in cow stomachs can be used to digest polyesters used in textiles, packaging, and compostable bags, according to…

Full text: https://blog.frontiersin.org/2021/07/02/frontiers-bioengineering-biotechnology-bacteria-in-cow-stomach-can-breakdown-disgest-plastic-waste/

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Nora Belblidia

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Frontiers Media, 2021-07-02.

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Frontiers Media S.A.

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