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A cellulose-digesting enzyme from a fungus.

This is an image of the cellulose-digesting enzyme from the fungus Trichoderma reesei. The cellulose crystal that the enzyme is digesting is shown in green. The enzyme's carbohydrate-binding module is to the left; the flexible linker is yellow. This enzyme is of interest for use in biofuel production.

Credit: National Renewable Energy Laboratory


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Group photo of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory biomass group.

The biomass group at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Back row (from left to right): Yannick Bomble, Mike Crowley and Gregg Beckham. Front row: Antti-Pekka Hynninen, Mark Nimlos, Christy Payne and Deanne Sammond. (Not shown: Lintao Bu, James Matthews).

Credit: National Renewable Energy Laboratory


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A model of a bacteria's cellulose-digesting system.

A model of a bacteria's cellulose-digesting system as it is assembling itself. The long scaffold (in blue) contains binding sites for the free enzymes (red, yellow and green) of different sizes.

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