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Newly Discovered Enzyme May Enable the Utilization of Agroindustrial Waste

Publicado em 13 maio 2022
Brazilian researchers discovered, characterized, and validated the functions of two novel enzyme families with biotechnological potential. One method of reducing reliance on oil and other fossil fuels is to convert agroindustrial waste into molecules of societal relevance, such as biofuels and biochemicals. Brazil is well-positioned to lead this shift as one of the world’s major producers of plant biomass, but lignocellulosic raw materials (containing lignin, hemicellulose, and [...]