MARK FINKELSTEIN / NREL / US DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MARK FINKELSTEIN / NREL / US DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Acidothermus cellulolyticus bacteria. Scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of an NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) patented bacterium Acidothermus cellulolyticus. This bacterium was isolated from hot springs in Yellowstone National Park, USA. This strain contains several enzymes that help break down biomass into sugars for subsequent fermentation into biofuels and other chemicals.
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