Studies look at new ways to break down lignin

07/6/2010 | CleanTechnica

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Florida are among those seeking to improve the technology for breaking down the lignin of woody plants for biofuel production. The North Carolina study is about the use of gaseous ozone to retain the feedstock's carbohydrates for biofuel production, while the Florida study is on the use of tobacco-derived enzymes to break down lignin.

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