05
April
2018
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15:02
Europe/Amsterdam

NUS researchers discover a game-changer for biofuel production

A research team led by Assoc Prof He Jianzhong from the Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering at NUS Faculty of Engineering has discovered how to isolate and harness a naturally occurring bacterium from mushroom crop residue, and use it to convert cellulose, a plant-based material, to biobutanol, a biofuel.