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Producing biofuel from bioengineered marine algae

By Damir Beciri
4 December 2012

saltpondsBiologists at UC San Diego have genetically engineered marine algae to produce five different kinds of industrially important enzymes in fresh water, and they claim that the same process could be used to enhance the yield of petroleum-like compounds from algae grown in salt water. This approach would allow biofuel production in the ocean or… »