Heterologous expression of glycosyl hydrolases in planta: a new departure for biofuels.

Abstract

The concept of expressing non-plant glycosyl hydrolase genes in plant tissue is nearly two decades old, yet relatively little work in this field has been reported. However, resurgent interest in technologies aimed at enabling processes that convert biomass to sugars and fuels has turned attention toward this intuitive solution. There are several challenges… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2008.05.002

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