From the oilfield to the lab: How a special microbe turns oil into gases

Journal Reference: Zhuo Zhou, Cui-jing Zhang, Peng-fei Liu, Lin Fu, Rafael Laso-Pérez, Lu Yang, Li-ping Bai, Jiang Li, Min Yang, Jun-zhang Lin, Wei-dong Wang, Gunter Wegener, Meng Li, Lei Cheng. Non-syntrophic methanogenic hydrocarbon degradation by an archaeal species. Nature, 2021; DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-04235-2 Enzymes just in case This “miracle microbe” breaks down oil into methane (CH4) … Read more

Can a dangerous microbe offer a new way to silence ache?

Journal Reference: Nicole J. Yang, Jörg Isensee, Dylan V. Neel, Andreza U. Quadros, Han-Xiong Bear Zhang, Justas Lauzadis, Sai Man Liu, Stephanie Shiers, Andreea Belu, Shilpa Palan, Sandra Marlin, Jacquie Maignel, Angela Kennedy-Curran, Victoria S. Tong, Mahtab Moayeri, Pascal Röderer, Anja Nitzsche, Mike Lu, Bradley L. Pentelute, Oliver Brüstle, Vineeta Tripathi, Keith A. Foster, Theodore … Read more

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