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A photoenzyme allows microalgae to produce hydrocarbons


​Researchers from BIAM (CEA / Cadarache), in collaboration with a Research Team of the Frédéric Joliot Institute (I2BC@Saclay), the BGE laboratory and ESFR (Grenoble) have discovered an enzyme that allows microalgae to transform certain from their fatty acids to hydrocarbons using only light energy. Published on 01/09/2017 in Science, this major discovery was the subject of a press release.

Published on 1 September 2017

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