NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — CODA Genomics and the University of California, Irvine aim to turn a commonly used yeast strain into an efficient biofuel producer, the university said Tuesday.
 
The project seeks to alter the genetic structure of Saccharomyces to allow it to turn sugars into ethanol at a feasible rate, which could enable the product to be used as an efficient biofuel.
 

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