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Non-fermentative Pathways for Synthesis of Branched-chain Higher Alcohols as Biofuels

Description:
This research presents a metabolic engineering approach using Escherichia coli to produce higher alcohols including isobutanol, 1-butanol, 2-methyl-1-butanol, 3-methyl-1-butanol and 2-phenylethanol from glucose, a renewable carbon source.

Related Topics:
4. Various sources of energy are used to power human activities.

Associated Grade Levels:
9-1011-12

Related Sub-Topics

4.7 Different sources of energy and different ways energy is transformed, transported, and stored.