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Contact: Lynn Yarris
lcyarris@lbl.gov
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DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Lignin

Caption: The lignin in plant cell walls that helps protect energy-storing sugars must be degraded for the cost-effective production of biofuels.

Credit: Image courtesy of DOE Office of Science

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