New study shows how white rot fungus processes could advance biofuels
News Outlet:The Huntsville Times
Date published:July 2, 2012
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Huntsville genetic researchers say a 360-million-year-old fungus may make future biofuels easier to develop.
Jeremy Schmutz, a faculty genomic researcher at Huntsville's HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, is one author of a study on the fungus published last week in the journal Science. The research is drawing attention because it also says that same fungus could explain why the Earth contains only one big subterranean band of coal.
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