Latest Biomolecules Stories
DNA and protein sequencing have forever transformed science, medicine, and society.
The nation's Renewable Fuels Standard calls for annual production of 36 billion gallons of biofuel by 2022. One of the biggest hurdles to achieving this goal lies in optimizing the multistep process involved in breaking down plant biomass and then converting it into fermentable sugars that can be refined into fuel for our transportation needs.
In biologically active enzyme substrate compounds, as can be found in medicines, water plays a more decisive role than has been imagined up to now.
Consider that some strains of algae produce toxins lethal to wildlife, fish and plants.
Oxygen-consuming organisms obtain energy through cellular respiration, which is the transformation of carbohydrates and oxygen into carbon dioxide and water.
Microbes are omnipresent on earth. They are found as free-living microorganisms as well as in communities with other higher organisms.
Scientists from the University of York have played a pivotal role in a discovery which could finally unlock the full potential of waste plant matter to replace oil as a fuel source.
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