News tagged with ethanol

Better use of entire biomass of willow

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Aalto University investigated how willow biomass can be utilised more efficiently. When processed correctly, willow is eminently suitable as a source of sugar in the production ...

dateMar 30, 2016 in Biotechnology
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New approach to boosting yeast's ethanol yields

Yeast are commonly used to transform corn and other plant materials into biofuels such as ethanol. However, large concentrations of ethanol can be toxic to yeast, which has limited the production capacity of many yeast strains ...

dateOct 02, 2014 in Biotechnology
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