Tag: C6

Chemistry, not biology: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to C5 and C6 sugars

Chemistry, not biology: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to C5 and C6 sugars

April 10, 2017 |

Four axioms start this presentation by David Dodds, on C5 and C6 sugar opportunities, at a breezy pace: If you are making a molecule from another molecule, you are a chemist, doing chemistry. Synthetic biology is merely chemistry conducted by other means. “Bio” does not change the molecule. Think outside the fermentation tank. You don’t always need help from […]

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What’s New and Important About C5 and C6 Sugars?

What’s New and Important About C5 and C6 Sugars?

July 10, 2016 |

By Lorenz Bauer, PhD, Lee Enterprises Consulting, Inc. Special to The Digest What’s up with C5 and C6 sugars? Given that a significant portion of the several billion dollars spent on renewable fuels spending involves these molecules, it is not surprising that progress is fast and furious. This note provides an overview and snapshot of […]

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