Search Bloguru posts

HerbSprout Microbiome Blog -

https://en.bloguru.com/healthtech

freespace

“WHERE THINGS SO SMALL CAN HAVE A MASSIVE IMPACT ON YOUR HEALTH.”
Herbsprout is a webblog and podcast dedicated to sharing the health benefits of herbs, food, innovations related to our gut microbiome. Herbsprout seeks to bridge the vast chasm dividing the mainstream medical community and alternative medicine.

Researchers near replicating carbon reduction process in nature

thread
source: dreamstime.com source: dreamstime.com
Researchers found that enzymes from certain bacteria in the soil turns carbon dioxide in the air into carbon molecules, a process that helps reduce the carbon footprint which drives climate change.

An international consortium of university researchers including Stanford’s Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have figured out a way to potentially artificially duplicate the process in lab, according to an April 29 2022 report by Glennda Chui of the Stanford National Accelerator Lab.

The process known as carbon fixing, is the key component in photosynthesis. But instead of a 20 times slower process in plants, the soil bacteria, Kitasatospora setae, relies on enzymes called Rubisco. Researchers also found it can also produce antibiotics, according to Chui’s article quoting Soichi Wakatsuki, a professor at SLAC and Stanford.

The next step will be to build on an enhanced version of the artificial process.

https://www6.slac.stanford.edu/news/2022-04-29-how-soil-microbe-could-rev-artificial-photosynthesis.aspx

People Who Wowed This Post

  • If you are a bloguru member, please login.
    Login
  • If you are not a bloguru member, you may request a free account here:
    Request Account