Contact: Mike Janes
DOE/Sandia National Laboratories
Caption: Using enzyme engineering and other capabilities, Sandia National Laboratories will work to engineer pathways from methanotroph organisms into another microbial host that can generate butanol. Butanol has long been considered one of the best biofuel options for transportation energy.
Credit: Dino Vournas, Sandia National Labs
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