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Circe: Transforming Greenhouse Gases into Biodegradable Products
Our society is built upon cheap, widely available petrochemicals. Beyond gasoline and other fuels, petrochemicals are primary components of many of the objects in our everyday lives, including clothing, cosmetics, electronics, packaging, paint, floors, cars, and furniture. The vast majority of these products do not biodegrade in the environment and are not recycled, and the...
Jul 31, 2017, 1:00pm - 2:00pmLecture
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Cellulose is a major component of plant cell wall and the most abundant biomass on earth. Efficient degradation of cellulose makes it possible to produce fuels and chemicals from plant resources for the achievement of Bioeconomy. Cellobiohydrolases (CBHs) are types of cellulases hydrolyzing crystalline cellulose to soluble oligosaccharides, and one of the key enzymes in... Free and open to public