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Plastivores: Plastic-Degrading Super-Microbes and Enzymes

Plastic-eating microbes and enzymes capable of degrading multiple types of plastics could help reduce global plastic waste and mitigate pollution

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The plastic-degradation team is currently looking for industrial collaborators interested in finding solutions for reducing plastic waste.


Synthetic Biology

Technology Features
  • Accelerated evolution of plastic-degrading microbes in a laboratory environment
  • Engineered plastic-eating microbes that degrade multiple types of plastic safely and with high efficiency
  • Can be globally deployed to mitigate environmental plastic pollution and reduce plastic waste
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