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Brazilian researchers genetically engineer fungus to produce enzyme cocktail for 2G ethanol

Brazilian researchers genetically engineer fungus to produce enzyme cocktail for 2G ethanol

August 18, 2020 |

In Brazil, researchers at the Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM) have genetically engineered a fungus to produce a cocktail of enzymes that break down the carbohydrates in biomass, such as sugarcane trash (tops and leaves) and bagasse, into fermentable sugar for industrially efficient conversion into biofuel. The development of low-cost enzyme […]

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