Navigation Links
Project focuses on production of hydrogen from bacteria and sunlight
Date:2/14/2008

nversion of energy from all kinds of biomass, including human and animal wastes, agricultural crops and residues, and ethanol. The process already has demonstrated that it can produce some energy, but Vermaas said there still is a long way to go to make it economical and efficient.

All of this work is based on many years of research that has been done at ASU, especially groundbreaking biochemical and molecular studies carried out by Tom and Ana Moore, Devens Gust, Jim Allen, Andrew Webber, Neal Woodbury and Anne Jones in the Center for Bioenergy and Photosynthesis. Jens Appel, a leading researcher on cyanobacterial hydrogenases, joined the team in January.

The key now is that with the steady funding that will be provided by the Presidents Intellectual Fusion fund, the team can perform the necessary research that will yield results.

We know the space we need to look in, and where to look in nature for solutions, Vermaas said. We have the tools to do the work. We have good ideas on how to do metabolic engineering of the cyanobacteria. We just need to do more research to make it work effectively.


'/>"/>

Contact: Skip Derra
skip.derra@asu.edu
480-965-4823
Arizona State University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. Rwandas Gishwati Forest selected as site for historic conservation project
2. Research project aims to control sunlight, extend growing season and conserve energy
3. NIH launches Human Microbiome Project
4. BGSU undergraduates to pilot groundbreaking genome project
5. Are current projections of climate change-impacts on biodiversity misleading?
6. BIO-key(R) PocketCop(R) Project Leading the Nation According to Televised Report
7. UW launches cutting-edge DNA fin-printing project for salmon
8. Life-saving clean water project secures $13M from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
9. USDA Cooperative Agreement funds mosquito project at Rutgers
10. Green alga genome project catalogs carbon capture machinery
11. USC biomedical team to participate in $6 million low vision project
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/24/2014)... Neiker-Tecnalia is currently conducting research into the potato genes ... characterised by a reduction in rainfall and increased extremes ... the most resistant genes in order to create new ... conditions.The research is also seeking to find out how ... of greater drought and higher and lower temperatures. , ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... in German . ... asthma sufferers worldwide, a further 600 million people living ... global population contending with allergic rhinitis (allergic inflammation of ... other organs and parts of the body beyond the ... the form of inflammatory bowel diseases such as colitis ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... release is available in German . ... to recognize and respond to threats to health, and ... detailed understanding of the mechanism underlying immunologic memory, however, ... have converged to support the hypothesis that the persistence ... cells with stem-cell-like potential. Until now, there was no ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Neiker-Tecnalia is researching the potato genes that best adapt to climate change 2New drugs to combat asthma and the like 2New drugs to combat asthma and the like 3Experiments prove 'stemness' of individual immune memory cells 2Experiments prove 'stemness' of individual immune memory cells 3
... 2012 -- Over the past 30 years, numerous studies ... such as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, anxiety disorder and dementia. ... causes behavior disorders in a range of mammals and ... patients, but study results have been inconsistent. Now, ...
... People who have Ulcerative Colitis (UC) or Ileal ... their time between flares is crucial to successfully living ... combination of drugs, dietary changes and, for many, the ... the dietary management of these conditions. Now, Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, ...
... across the globe are trying to develop plans to ... footprint by reducing the associated greenhouse gas emissions. While ... more energy efficient lighting, windows, and building systems, deeper ... a rethinking of how future infrastructure and energy policies ...
Cached Biology News:Does Borna disease virus cause mental illness? 2Maker of VSL#3 probiotic offers assistance program for ulcerative colitis and ileal pouch patients 2Columbia engineers map energy use in NYC buildings 2Columbia engineers map energy use in NYC buildings 3
(Date:7/24/2014)... 2014  Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: ASTYV), a ... regenerative medicine, announced today that it will host ... on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 4:30 p.m. ... an overview of Asterias, business strategy and product ... http://www.ustream.tv/channel/asterias-biotherapeutics at least 15 minutes before the ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... sophisticated equipment, trained personnel, and detection dogs to ... attacks. A revolutionary new electronic chip with nano-sized ... much easier. , The groundbreaking nanotechnology-inspired sensor, devised ... ,s School of Chemistry and Center for Nanoscience ... Tracense, picks up the scent of explosives molecules ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... computers have yet to materialise. Yet, scientists are ... such computers faster. One such approach relies on ... by applying an electric field. A new study ... coupled quantum dots (TQDs) with electrical impulses can ... example, should TQDs be used as quantum information ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... Although most natural and synthetic processes prefer to ... potential or energyit is within the realm of ... experience constant changes in energy and phases, such ... These conditions allow humans to regulate their body ... rumble with seismic activity. , But even ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Asterias Biotherapeutics Announces Live Investor Webcast 2Asterias Biotherapeutics Announces Live Investor Webcast 3Asterias Biotherapeutics Announces Live Investor Webcast 4Nano-sized chip 'sniffs out' explosives far better than trained dogs 2New approach to form non-equilibrium structures 2
... conversion of sunlight to electricity could brighten the ... National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have found a new ... place in semiconductor thin-films. This new route to ... continues to plague conventional solid-state solar cells. ...
... ... its 6th annual student award program. , ... SAN DIEGO, CA (Vocus) March 30, 2010 ... for Environmental Health & Sciences Foundation (AEHS Foundation) to recognize talented, emerging environmental ...
... genetic sleight of hand, researcher Xinyao Liu and professor ... coaxed photosynthetic microbes to secrete oilbypassing energy and cost ... appear in this week,s advanced online issue of the ... or PNAS . The challenges of ...
Cached Biology Technology:New path to solar energy via solid-state photovoltaics 2New path to solar energy via solid-state photovoltaics 3Association for Environmental Health & Sciences Foundation and Adventus Group Recognize Future Environmental Science Leaders 2Association for Environmental Health & Sciences Foundation and Adventus Group Recognize Future Environmental Science Leaders 3Association for Environmental Health & Sciences Foundation and Adventus Group Recognize Future Environmental Science Leaders 4Microbes reprogrammed to ooze oil for renewable biofuel 2Microbes reprogrammed to ooze oil for renewable biofuel 3
... Immunogen: Immunogen corresponds to amino ... human SKAP55.,PA1-525 has been successfully used in ... By Western blot, this antibody detects an ... cells.This antibody has also been used in ...
... to suit the widest possible range of ... laboratory. Labware carriers can be placed at ... simple for the user, thanks to a ... correctly guided into position. This allows easy ...
... was developed in the late 1960s by ... the earliest commercial pioneers of immunoassay in ... in 1987. Sac-Cel rapidly found favour with ... "in house" radioimmunoassays, and became a benchmark ...
... (3-D-Gluconamidopropyl)deoxycholamide White solid. HYGROSCOPIC. A ... Has reduced electrostatic interactions that do not ... Aggregation number: 8-16. Purity: ≥95% by ... Aggregation number 8 - 16, CMC 1.1 ...
Biology Products: