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Rethinking sustainability through synthetic biology

The use of bacterial biofilms provides a bioplastic that is biodegradable, water processable, and coatable, opening new avenues for plastic alternatives.

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Fig. 1: Sustainable aquaplastic production from engineered bacterial biofilms.


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Kovelakuntla, V., Meyer, A.S. Rethinking sustainability through synthetic biology. Nat Chem Biol 17, 630–631 (2021).

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