TITLE

Bacteria in latex lead to biofuels

PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
European Rubber Journal;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 191 Issue 6, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the 2.2 million dollars awarded to the University of Minnesota researchers and BioCee, a university start-up company, from the U.S. Department of Energy for biofuel production using bacteria in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It states that the researchers aim to develop a bioreactor using bacteria embedded in a thin latex coating to produce hydrocarbon fuel. It notes that the research team is one of the only groups in the world that has the ability to produce biohydrocarbons.
ACCESSION #
47035065

 

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