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November 17, 2013
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Less Toxic Metabolites, More Chemical Product

The first dynamic regulatory system that prevents the build-up of toxic metabolites in engineered microbes has been reported by a team of researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI). The JBEI researchers used their system … Continue reading

October 31, 2012
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Training Your Robot the PaR-PaR Way

Berkeley Lab and JBEI Researchers Develop a Biology-Friendly Robot Programming Language Teaching a robot a new trick is a challenge. You can’t reward it with treats and it doesn’t respond to approval or disappointment in your voice. For researchers in … Continue reading

March 16, 2012
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A Fragrant New Biofuel

*JBEI Researchers Develop a New Candidate for a Cleaner, Greener and Renewable Diesel Fuel* A class of chemical compounds best known today for fragrance and flavor may one day provide the clean, green and renewable fuel with which truck and … Continue reading

January 14, 2012
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Clearing a Potential Road Block to Bisabolane

*Joint BioEnergy Institute Researchers Identify Key Enzyme Structure* The recent discovery that bisabolane, a member of the terpene class of chemical compounds used in fragrances and flavorings, holds high promise as a biosynthetic alternative to D2 diesel fuel has generated … Continue reading

December 27, 2011
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CAD for RNA

*Joint BioEnergy Institute Researchers Develop CAD-Type Tools for Engineering RNA Control Systems* The computer assisted design (CAD) tools that made it possible to fabricate integrated circuits with millions of transistors may soon be coming to the biological sciences. Researchers at … Continue reading

December 4, 2011
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E. Coli Bacteria Engineered to Eat Switchgrass and Make Transportation Fuels

*Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) Researchers Reach Milestone on the Road to Biofuels* A milestone has been reached on the road to developing advanced biofuels that can replace gasoline, diesel and jet fuels with a domestically-produced clean, green, renewable alternative. Researchers … Continue reading