Tag: bacteria gut

Sugarlogix researchers go from fuel to food

Sugarlogix researchers go from fuel to food

July 22, 2017 |

In California, two cofounders of Sugarlogix went from engineering yeast for cellulose based fuel production and refining biofuel fermentation processes to cultivating prebiotic sugars that could be good for your gut. Their goal is to develop prebiotic sugars that feed the good probiotics in your gut, especially for people who have taken antibiotics or infants […]

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University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher uses cow gut bacteria for biofuels

University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher uses cow gut bacteria for biofuels

September 24, 2014 |

In Wisconsin, a researcher with the Wisconsin Bioenergy Initiative, is exploring the workings of the ruminant system in the hope of harnessing its power for industrial applications. He’s focusing on three strains of bacteria in the rumen that use different strategies to degrade cellulose. Drawing upon his background in both computational biology and genomics, College […]

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