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Bioproduction from methanol

The future of bioproduction lies in efficient C1 utilization. Methanol derived from CO2 can be fed to engineered bacteria that convert it into platform chemicals currently produced from fossil fuels. Now, recent results confirm we are getting closer.

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Fig. 1: Schematic view of methanol-based bioproduction.


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Krüsemann, J.L., Lindner, S.N. Bioproduction from methanol. Nat Catal 7, 472–474 (2024).

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