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Brookhaven lab alters lignin without inhibiting growth

Brookhaven lab alters lignin without inhibiting growth

June 28, 2016 |

In New York state, by engineering a novel enzyme involved in lignin synthesis, Brookhaven National Laboratory scientists have altered the lignin in plant cell walls in a way that increases access to biofuel building blocks without inhibiting plant growth. Lignin is a natural component of plant cell walls, the scaffolding that surrounds each cell and […]

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