Super-charged conversion path from sugar to diesel fuel

November 16, 2011 |

In California, researchers at Stanford University have discovered that under the right conditions, E. coli can act as a super charged catalytic converter to turn sugars into diesel-type fuels. Though it’s not yet clear how to ensure the right conditions in all cases, the research funded by LS9 discovered that, they’ve found out that when those questions are solved, the sugar conversion process will become significantly cheaper and faster very quickly.

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