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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
CountryNetherlands
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
CountryUnited 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
CountryAustralia
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
CountryUnited 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
CountryBelgium
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
TitleEngineering enzyme turns plant waste into plastic
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletReuters
Media typeWeb
Duration/Length/Size01:30
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date26/06/19
DescriptionScientists, including John McGeehan, have engineered a new enzyme that turns wood and plant waste into sustainable, high-value products such as nylon, plastics and chemicals
Producer/AuthorStuart McDill
URLhttps://uk.reuters.com/video/2019/06/26/engineering-enzyme-turns-plant-waste-int?videoId=566794455&feedType=VideoRSS&feedName=Technology&videoChannel=4000
PersonsJohn McGeehan
TitleEnvironmentally Friendly Products from Enzyme Engineering
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletKoran Jakarta
Media typeWeb
CountryIndonesia
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
CountryUnited 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
CountryIndia
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
CountryUnited 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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