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DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Bisabolane

Caption: This diagram shows the steps for synthesizing bisabolane, an alternative to D2 diesel, from the chemical hydrogenation of bisabolene, which is metabolized in microbes via an engineered mevalonate pathway.

Credit: Image from Taek Soon Lee

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