December 30, 2009

Sweet green promise of sugar

Sugar-based chemical feedstock seems to be prominently featured in 2009 as several developments continue to center on the promise of sugar as alternative to petroleum.

So what are some of the bioproducts currently using sugar? The International Sugar Organization just published their first-ever report about using sugar for chemicals and other bio-products, which led me to post this article (thanks also to Genomatica for alerting me about the report!).

The study investigates the market potential for sugarcane and beet bio products arising from industrial biotechnology advances.

More on this report...
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