News tagged with cellulose synthesis

CSI at the service of cellulose synthesis

(PhysOrg.com) -- Grains, vegetables and fruit taste delicious and are important sources of energy. However, humans cannot digest the main component of plants - the cellulose in the cell wall. Even in ruminants, ...

Jul 20, 2010
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Advance in understanding cellulose synthesis

Cellulose is a fibrous molecule that makes up plant cell walls, gives plants shape and form and is a target of renewable, plant-based biofuels research. But how it forms, and thus how it can be modified to design energy-rich ...

Jun 14, 2009
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