Canadian Biomass Magazine

Features Biofuel Biofuels
Researchers discover microalga for biofuel

April 11, 2016 – A research team from Texas A&M University has discovered an enzyme in a common microalga that can assist in the development of biofuel.


April 11, 2016
By Andrew Macklin


Topics

The common green microalga, known as Botryococcus braunii can be found across the globe, except in sea water. The enzyme found within it can be used to make hydrocarbons for high-grade biofuel.

According to the article posted on Texas A&M Today, AgriLife Research biochemist Dr. Tim Devarenne and his team made the discovery as part of a four-year, two million dollar study made possible by the National Science Foundation.

For more on this story, click here.


Print this page

Related



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*