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Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) Featured in Special Issue of BioEnergy Research
Published: March 08, 2010
Posted: March 24, 2010

The March issue of BioEnergy Research features research results from the DOE GLBRC. Eleven journal articles highlight four broad research themes: sustainable biofuels landscapes, improved biofuels feedstocks, improved conversion into advanced biofuels, and improved cellulosic biomass processing. The topics include the analysis of ecosystem services, soil microbial communities, the use of natural genetic mutations to create more suitable feedstocks for deconstruction into liquid fuels, bacterial pathways from nutrients to hydrogen, and enzyme and plant trait assays to improve conversion efficiencies. This is the second of three special issues of the journal to be devoted to the DOE Bioenergy Centers.

Reference: BioEnergy Research, Volume 3, Number 1, March 2010, link to article

Contact: John Houghton, SC-23.2, (301) 903-8288
Topic Areas:

  • Research Area: Genomic Analysis and Systems Biology
  • Research Area: Microbes and Communities
  • Research Area: Plant Systems and Feedstocks, Plant-Microbe Interactions
  • Research Area: Sustainable Biofuels and Bioproducts
  • Research Area: DOE Bioenergy Research Centers (BRC)

Division: SC-23.2 Biological Systems Science Division, BER


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