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Fuels Synthesis at the Joint BioEnergy Institute

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In JBEI’s Fuels Synthesis Division, researchers are using the tools of synthetic biology to engineer new microbes that can quickly and efficiently ferment cellulosic sugars into transportation fuels and other valuable chemical products.

Credit or Source: Roy Kaltschmidt, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


US DOE. 2009. Bioenergy Research Centers: An Overview of the Science, DOE/SC-0116, US Department of Energy. (p. 14)