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Research

Yeast instead of crude oil - on the way to renewable plastics

Researchers at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna and the Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology (acib) have found a way to use an optimized yeast to use the harmful greenhouse gas CO2 as a raw material for the production of industrial products such as bioplastics, absorbents or important chemicals, thus binding it into durable materials.

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