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A team of researchers at the Department of Energy's BioEnergy Science Center (BESC) have pinpointed the exact, single gene that controls ethanol production capacity in a microorganism.
Food versus fuel -- this rivalry is gaining significance against a backdrop of increasingly scarce farmland and a concurrent trend towards the use of bio-fuels.
Researchers reported on Monday that genetically engineered bacteria could make cellulosic ethanol cheaper to manufacture, a finding that may unlock more energy from the waste products of farming and forestry.
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