Researchers Develop Enzymes to Convert Plant Waste into Useful Products

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Researchers have developed a new class of enzymes to carry out one of the most significant steps during the conversion of plant waste into highly valuable and sustainable products like plastics, nylon, and chemicals

Period25 Jun 2019 → 30 Jul 2019

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  • TitleBioplastics: Moderating the winds of climate change
    Media name/outletPlastics & Rubber Asia
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryNetherlands
    Date30/07/19
    DescriptionReport that mentions research led by John McGeehan that engineered enzymes to convert plant waste into plastics, nylon and chemicals
    URLplasticsandrubberasia.com/july2019/materials/bioplastics-moderating-the-winds-of-climate-change.html
    PersonsJohn McGeehan
  • TitleScientists are making progress with better plastic-eating bacteria
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletPopular Science
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    Date1/07/19
    DescriptionA new family of enzymes has been engineered to perform one of the most important steps in the conversion of plant waste into sustainable and high-value products such as nylon, plastics and chemicals, led by Montana State University, the US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), University of California, Los Angeles together with John McGeehan team at the University
    Producer/AuthorSarah Scoles
    URLhttps://www.popsci.com/plastic-eating-bacteria/
    PersonsJohn McGeehan
  • TitleAltered enzymes transform plant waste into new products
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletSustainability Matters Online
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryAustralia
    Date27/06/19
    DescriptionA US–UK research team has engineered enzymes to perform an important step in the conversion of plant waste into sustainable and high-value products such as nylon, plastics and chemicals.
    URLhttps://www.sustainabilitymatters.net.au/content/sustainability/case-study/altered-enzymes-transform-plant-waste-into-new-products-1120583022
    PersonsJohn McGeehan
  • TitleEngineering enzymes to turn plant waste into sustainable products
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletPollution Solutions
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date27/06/19
    DescriptionA new family of enzymes has been engineered to perform one of the most important steps in the conversion of plant waste into sustainable and high-value products such as nylon, plastics and chemicals, led by Montana State University, the US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), University of California, Los Angeles together with John McGeehan team at the University
    URLhttps://www.pollutionsolutions-online.com/news/waste-management/21/university-of-plymouth/engineering-enzymes-to-turn-plant-waste-into-sustainable-products/49649
    PersonsJohn McGeehan
  • TitleDurable plastic from plant waste
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletEos Wetenschap
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryBelgium
    Date27/06/19
    DescriptionEngineers made an enzyme that breaks down plant waste. The aim is to convert the waste into sustainable nylon, plastic and chemicals
    Producer/AuthorMelissa Vanderheyden
    URLhttps://www.eoswetenschap.eu/technologie/duurzaam-plastic-uit-plantenafval
    PersonsJohn McGeehan
  • TitleEnvironmentally Friendly Products from Enzyme Engineering
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletKoran Jakarta
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryIndonesia
    Date26/06/19
    DescriptionA new family of enzymes has been engineered to perform one of the most important steps in the conversion of plant waste into sustainable and high-value products such as nylon, plastics and chemicals, led by Montana State University, the US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory, University of California, Los Angeles together with John McGeehan's team at the University
    URLwww.koran-jakarta.com/produk-ramah-lingkungan-dari-rekayasa-enzim/
    PersonsJohn McGeehan
  • TitleResearchers Develop Enzymes to Convert Plant Waste into Useful Products
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletAZoCleantech
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date25/06/19
    DescriptionResearchers including John McGeehan have developed a new class of enzymes to carry out one of the most significant steps during the conversion of plant waste into highly valuable and sustainable products like plastics, nylon, and chemicals
    Producer/AuthorAZoCleantech
    URLhttps://www.azocleantech.com/news.aspx?newsID=26403
    PersonsJohn McGeehan
  • TitleThe newly engineered enzyme helps turn plant waste into sustainable products
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletTech Explorist
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryIndia
    Date25/06/19
    DescriptionAn international team of researchers has engineered a new family of enzymes that could pave the way towards the conversion of plant waste into high-demand sustainable products, including nylon, chemicals, and plastics
    Producer/AuthorAmit Malewar
    URLhttps://www.techexplorist.com/engineered-enzyme-turn-plant-waste-sustainable-products/24355/
    PersonsJohn McGeehan, Jennifer L. DuBois, Gregg T. Beckham, Kendall N. Houk
  • TitleEngineering enzymes turns plant waste into plastic
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletArcaMax
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    Date25/06/19
    DescriptionA new family of enzymes has been engineered to perform one of the most important steps in the conversion of plant waste into sustainable and high-value products such as nylon, plastics and chemicals, led by Montana State University, the US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), University of California, Los Angeles together with John McGeehan team at the University
    URLhttps://www.arcamax.com/currentnews/currentnewsvideos/s-2223019
    PersonsJohn McGeehan, Jennifer L. DuBois, Gregg T. Beckham, Kendall N. Houk

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