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Bacteria attack lignin with enzymatic tag team

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New research shows how bacterial enzymes team up to attack lignin. The findings could lead to more efficient processes for creating biofuels from wood, grass and agricultural waste, say scientists.

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1. Energy is a physical quantity that follows precise natural laws.
8. Wood based bio-fuels are one form of energy that is renewable

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7-89-1011-12Public

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