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

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