Sunday, July 29, 2018

30/07/2018: Greenhouse gas as a raw material for an important feed additive

Breakthrough in industrial CO2 usage. Professor Arne Skerra of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has succeeded for the first time in using gaseous CO2 as a basic material for the production of a chemical mass product in a biotechnical reaction. 
 

The product is methionine, which is used as an essential amino acid, particularly in animal feed, on a large scale. This newly developed enzymatic process could replace its current petrochemical production. The results have now been published in the journal Nature Catalysis.

Read the full article on the International Aquafeed website, HERE.

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