Tag: lipids

Japanese researchers develop way to repartition carbon from carbs to lipids in microalgae

Japanese researchers develop way to repartition carbon from carbs to lipids in microalgae

May 6, 2021 |

In Japan, a cross-institutional collaboration with researchers from Kobe University and the Takasaki Advanced Radiation Research Institute of the Quantum Beam Science Research Directorate has developed a technique to repartition carbon resources from carbohydrates to lipids in microalgae. It is hoped that this method can be applied to biofuel production. Researchers discovered that the majority […]

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UNT scientist looks to lipids to unlock secrets of plant energy

UNT scientist looks to lipids to unlock secrets of plant energy

January 18, 2020 |

In Texas, a University of North Texas Regents Professor is questioning decades-old assumptions in plant biochemistry to find better ways of storing and using lipids, the energy molecules found in all plants. “Biofuels are the future and lipids are the key,” said Kent Chapman, the UNT Professor. “The same energy molecules a plant uses to […]

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