Researchers give yeast a boost to make biofuels from discarded plant matter

Breaking down these tough casings and disassembling the sugar chains results in a chemical mixture that is challenging for traditional fermentation microorganisms to digest

More corn is grown in the United States than any other crop, but we only use a small part of…

Full text: https://wi.mit.edu/news/researchers-give-yeast-boost-make-biofuels-discarded-plant-matter

Author

Eva Frederick

Source

Whitehead Institute, 2021-06-25.

Supplier

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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