|Research break-through: Producing gasoline in yeast cell factories|
Image Caption: This is the structure of the FAS enzyme (left), and foreign enzymes embedded into the chambers of FAS (right). (Credits: Zhiwei Zhu)
There have been many attempts to modify this stubborn little enzyme. But none have succeeded, until now. With new findings from Chalmers the enzyme FAS has started to produce sustainable chemicals for biofuels.
We are in great need of sustainable and clean alternatives to oil-derived products. One of the choices at hand is to produce chemicals and biofuels from sustainable biomass.
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Source: ENN, 2017