Common bacteria turns sugars into diesel-US study


* One-step conversion from plant waste to fuel * Common bacteria found in gut reprogrammed By Joanne Allen WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Researchers have genetically engineered one of the most common bacteria on the planet -- E. coli -- to digest simple sugars from plant waste and turn it into valuable biofuel. They said their study, published on Wednesday in the journal Nature, is the first demonstration of a one-step conversion of a renewable nonfood plant to fuel. The ...

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