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Biodegradation of Lignin

Description:
A number of wood-rotting fungi have been identified that break down lignin in natural conditions. These fungi produce enzymes that may be useful in bioremediation, biofuel production, and chemical production

Related Topics:
4. Various sources of energy are used to power human activities.
8. Wood based bio-fuels are one form of energy that is renewable

Associated Grade Levels:
9-1011-12

Related Sub-Topics

8.7 Co-products in biofuel production use lignin in many ways.

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