Using cyanobacteria to make biodegradable plastics from flue gas

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This website, and an earlier blog, have both described how PHA (polyhydroxyalkanoates), a basis of biodegradable plastics, can be made from methane by bacteria. Here we have PHA made by cyanobacteria.

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Algae Biomass Summit 2017


ABO Summit 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: October 29 – November 1
(Algae Biomass Organization)

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Professor Stephen Mayfield

Stephen Mayfield

This is the first of an occasional look at some of the people revolutionising commercial microbiology.
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Kilbride Biotech - using microalgae to take flue-gas carbon dioxide to make high-value products and aid carbon mitigation

carbon dioxide flumes

Kilbride Biotech Ltd. (http://kbbiotech.com/) is a newly formed company set up to market and develop a US technology that seeks to capture and utilise an important greenhouse gas – carbon dioxide. Read More…