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biggrin.gif posted on 29-6-2020 at 08:14
Chemists turn alcohol into amino acids, the building blocks of life.


I think the lovers of ethanol would like this more uses for the precious firewater I think ethanol is second to water as one of the most useful chemicals/solvents


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[*] posted on 29-6-2020 at 10:32


Very impressive.
Does anyone know how this was done specifically?




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[*] posted on 29-6-2020 at 10:51


Link is buried in the article. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41557-020-0482-8
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[*] posted on 29-6-2020 at 10:59


The reverse -
Biological Conversion of Amino Acids to Higher Alcohols
https://www.cell.com/trends/biotechnology/pdf/S0167-7799(19)30023-X.pdf
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