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Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Nanostructed Enzyme Assemblies for Lignocellulosic Biomass Breakdown for Bioproduct and Bioenergy Applications

Location: Bioproducts Research

Project Number: 2030-41000-054-03-R
Project Type: Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Feb 1, 2012
End Date: May 30, 2016

To create a scaffold system that can be used to test various enzymes to rapidly break down biomass as well as produce value-added products.

Determine ideal enzyme ratios (assembled on a protein scaffold) to hydrolyze various biomass substrates. Enzyme cocktails will be developed that will reduce the severity of costly pretreatment conditions.

Last Modified: 10/16/2017
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