An international research team, including NREL scientists, has engineered an enzyme
better at digesting some of the most commonly polluting plastics.
Read more about improving plastic-degrading enzymes
NREL researchers have pinpointed regions on enzymes that can be targeted via genetic
engineering to help break down cellulose faster.
Read more about enhancing cellobiohydrolase activity
NREL researchers are discovering how a certain type of bacteria known as a methanotroph
eats methane and converts it to valuable product precursors.
Read more about methanotrophic metabolism
Breakdown Breakthrough: NREL Finds Easier Ways to Deconstruct Biomass
May 22, 2018
News Release: NREL Names Four Scientists Senior Research Fellows
May 10, 2018
NREL's Bioenergy research supports the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office and the Office of Science.