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JBEI scientists explore novel enzyme for aromatic biofuel synthesis

In a Scientific Reports (Nature) paper entitled “In vitro characterization of phenylacetate decarboxylase, a novel enzyme catalyzing toluene biosynthesis in an anaerobic microbial community”, researchers at JBEI investigated an enzyme that could enable first-time biochemical production of the widely used octane booster, toluene.

August 11, 2016

Education News

NSLC High School Biotech Students Visit JBEI

164 High School students taking part in National Student Leadership Conference’s Biotechnology program visited JBEI for a series of lab tours, bioenergy overviews and career explorations in July and August.

August 4, 2016