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Rice University

Reverse Metabolism

Caption: Rice University engineering researchers Ramon Gonzalez (left) and Clementina Dellomonaco reversed one of the most efficient of all metabolic pathways -- the beta oxidation cycle -- to engineer bacteria that make biofuels at a breakneck pace.

Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University

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