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JBEI team develops ionic-liquid-tolerant bacterial cocktail for cost-effective biomass pretreatment

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Researchers from the US Department of Energy (DOE) Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) have developed an ionic liquid (IL)-tolerant bacterial cocktail for the pretreatment of cellulosic biomass at higher temperatures and in the presence of much higher IL concentrations than commercial fungal cocktails.

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Associated Grade Levels:
9-1011-12

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