*  News - Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Biodegradable plastics made from bacteria. Board Letter ASU Sustainability News ASU Wrigley Institute News LightWorks News ... Weiss achieves this by creating a symbiotic partnership between two bacteria, each specializing in a specific task. He recently ...
  https://sustainability.asu.edu/news/gios-news/
*  Healthcare Waste Technology News on Environmental XPRT
... which uses harmless engineered bacteria to turn landfill waste into a biodegradable plastic or bio-plastic. Harmless bacteria ... Harmless bacteria engineered to turn landfill waste into a biodegradable plastic A team of students from Imperial College ... have been engineered to turn landfill waste into a biodegradable plastic by a team of students from Imperial College London. ...
  https://www.environmental-expert.com/news/keyword-healthcare-waste-technology-79239
*  Polystyrene - Wikipedia
"Bacteria Turn Styrofoam into Biodegradable Plastic". Scientific American.. *^ Goodier, K. (22 June 1961). "Making and using an ... "Plastics News. Plastics News. Retrieved 10 June 2013.. *^ Quan, Jean (13 June 2006). "letter to Public Works Committee" (PDF). ... Pseudomonas putida is capable of converting styrene oil into the biodegradable plastic PHA.[22][23][24] This may someday be of ... "Common Plastic Resins Used in Packaging". Introduction to Plastics Science Teaching Resources. American Chemistry Council, Inc ...
  https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polystyrene
*  Senior Science - Polymers
Bacteria Turn Styrofoam into Biodegradable Plastic - from Scientific American. http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=bacteria- ... Sustainable Plastic Recovery Becomes a Reality in Queensland - from Visy. News Release Plastics: What do those Numbers mean? - ... World Of Plastics And Polymers - laboratory procedures to make plastics and investigate their properties, from Science and ... Plastics. teaching plastics - from American Chemistry Council. http://www.americanchemistry.com/s_plastics/sec_content.asp?CID= ...
  http://science.uniserve.edu.au/school/curric/stage6/snrsci/polymers.html
*  Regulatory sequence of cupin family gene (Patent) | DOepatents
Production of Polyhydroxyalkanoates, a Family of Biodegradable Plastics and Elastomers, in Bacteria and Plants journal, ...
  https://www.osti.gov/doepatents/biblio/1372666
*  Biology-Online • View topic - The Fiber Disease
Seems a bacterium can be used as a source of biodegradable plastics. I heard about it a long time ago... so they may have been ... bacterium. This disease agent is not a bacterium and not a virus; it is a mutated form of the Brucella bacterium, combined with ... renewable source of biodegradable plastic. In addition, we have now identified ORFs related to cellulose biosynthesis (CV2675, ... renewable source of biodegradable plastic. In addition, we have now identified ORFs related to cellulose biosynthesis (CV2675, ...
  http://www.biology-online.org/biology-forum/about1958.html?p=55184&hilit=Infectivity
*  American wins $630,000 in global Green Challenge for biodegradable plastic
Her company, Mango Materials, uses bacteria to turn methane gas into affordable biodegradable plastic. Two other finalists, ... American wins $630,000 in global Green Challenge for biodegradable plastic 24 September 2012 Runners-Up from the Netherlands ... "Thanks to this generous prize, soon consumers will be able to buy goods made from biodegradable plastic for an affordable price ... Our bioplastic is an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional plastic, which piles up in nature and garbage dumps." ...
  https://greenchallenge.info/press/44-american-wins-630-000-in-global-green-challenge-prize-for-plastic-made-from-greenhouse-gas
*  strain RAL05 Strain Passport - StrainInfo
Phylogenetic affiliation of soil bacteria that degrade aliphatic polyesters available commercially as biodegradable plastics ...
  http://www.straininfo.net/strains/57680
*  Plastic - Wikipedia
Some researchers have genetically engineered bacteria to synthesize completely biodegradable plastics, such as Biopol; however ... Plastics engineering Nurdle Self-healing plastic Plasticulture Plastic recycling Plastic film Plastics extrusion Molding ( ... biodegradable plastics and engineering plastics and other plastics with particular structures, such as elastomers. One ... In the plastic-polluted waters of the Sargasso Sea, bacteria have been found that consume various types of plastic; however it ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plastic
*  Producing Sugar From Photosynthetic Bacteria - Redorbit
It could also expand the availability of biodegradable plastics by reducing the cost of lactic acid, a key building block in ... lead to greater availability of biodegradable plastics; and allow capture of harmful CO2 emissions from power plants and ... Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard and Harvard Medical School have engineered photosynthetic bacteria ...
  http://www.redorbit.com/news/science/1885864/producing_sugar_from_photosynthetic_bacteria/
*  Finally Something To Do With All That Styrofoam? : TreeHugger
the scientists fed this styrene oil to the soil bacteria Pseudomonas putida, which converted it into biodegradable plastic ... Immortal Styrofoam Meets its Enemy, via ::Digg, ::Soil Bacteria Can Biodegrade Styrofoam, ::Solving The Styrofoam Situation, :: ... "Now you are taking a non-recyclable product and making it into a recyclable, biodegradable product with alternative uses, like ... That's the beauty of the new recycling-with-bacteria process: It adds value. " ...
  https://www.treehugger.com/corporate-responsibility/finally-something-to-do-with-all-that-styrofoam.html
*  EU sets a 70 percent recycling target for waste by 2020, starts by designing a modified bacteria that lives off plastic -...
Tags: biodegradable, biodegradable plastics, breaking down plastics, cool science, environment, EU, European Union, future ... In the near future, paint colors may be grown from bacteria. Biodegradable (and edible) seaweed may soon replace plastic ... a known source material for biodegradable plastics which bacteria tend to store inside themselves - just like how humans store ... biodegradable plastics," he explained. "This effectively removes the damaging effects of plastic waste from the environment at ...
  https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-05-18-eu-sets-a-70-recycling-target-for-waste-by-2020-starts-by-designing-a-modified-bacteria-that-lives-off-plastic.html
*  American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Nov... ( ARTICLE #1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ....)
The plastic is a modified form of polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB), a promising biodegradable plastic produced from bacteria that has ... Nanohybrid plastic may expand use of biodegradable plastic Biomacromolecules. Scientists in New York are reporting development ... of a new biodegradable nanohybrid plastic that can be engineered to decompose much faster than existing plastics used in ... Bioprospectors identify hot new biofuel-producing bacteria Energy & Fuels. A bioprospecting expedition to Icelands famed hot ...
  http://www.bio-medicine.org/biology-news-1/American-Chemical-Societys-Weekly-PressPac----Nov--28--2007-1424-1/
*  Goodbye Styrofoam? - PCStats.com
Anyway, the scientists fed this styrene oil to the soil bacteria Pseudomonas putida, which converted it into biodegradable ... Scientists have discovered a bacteria that eats Styrofoam and turns it reusable plastic! Not much info was given but it's cool ...
  http://www.pcstats.com/NewsViewArch.cfm?NewsID=53848
*  The environment shapes microbial enzymes: five cold-active and salt-resistant carboxylesterases from marine metagenomes |...
Isolation and characterization of a bacterium that degrades various polyester-based biodegradable plastics. Biotechnol Lett 25: ... nov., a new, hydrocarbon-degrading and surfactant-producing marine bacterium. Int J Syst Bacteriol 48:339-348CrossRefPubMed ... Christian JH, Waltho JA (1961) The sodium and potassium content of non-halophilic bacteria in relation to salt tolerance. J Gen ... Hausmann S, Jaeger K-E (2010) Lipolytic enzymes from bacteria. In: Timmis KN (ed) Handbook of hydrocarbon and lipid ...
  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00253-014-6038-3
*  IDA Latest News - IDA Ireland
... which is convincing bacteria to create a biodegradable plastic, and Efflorus, a company that is making one of the most ... Saphium: Designing bioplastic-producing algae that eat CO2 and release cheaply-purifiable plastic granules, ready for big or ...
  https://www.idaireland.com/newsroom/cork-could-be-home-to-the
*  PPT - BACTERIA & ARCHAEA PowerPoint Presentation - ID:2162369
BACTERIA & ARCHAEA. PROKARYOTIC ADAPTATIONS. typical prokaryote: 0.5 -5 microns unicellular variety of shapes cocci (spherical ... bacteria used in manufacture of plasticsbiodegradable. *ethanol- producing bacteria. *bioremediation:. *bacteria that can ... Bacteria oxygen requirements & Anaerobic Bacteria -Bacteria oxygen requirements & anaerobic bacteria. introduction. bacteria ... Why are some bacteria pathogenic to humans while other closely-related bacteria are not -What features enable certain bacteria ...
  https://www.slideserve.com/maia/bacteria-archaea
*  Yutaka Tokiwa - Wikipedia
"Phylogenetic affiliation of soil bacteria that degrade aliphatic polyesters available commercially as biodegradable plastics". ... Yutaka Tokiwa; Buenaventurada P. Calabia; Seiichi Aiba (September 2009). "Biodegradability of Plastics". International Journal ... who has published extensively on the biodegradability of plastics. He has an h-index of 51. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yutaka_Tokiwa
*  Michigan State is marshaling bacteria to sustainably create… pretty much anything: BTN LiveBIG - Big Ten Network
... using bacteria to develop potentially Earth-friendly items like biodegradable plastics. ... While others have been able to produce 100% biodegradable plastic materials, the cost to produce them at scale is difficult to ... But the problem is finding a way to easily feed the bacteria in order for it to keep making plastic. ... The result is a self-sustaining bacteria that can keep on creating. Ideally they will be able to transfer this strategy on a ...
  http://btn.com/2017/12/01/how-michigan-state-researchers-are-creating-sustainable-plastic-from-sunlight-btn-livebig/amp/
*  塑膠小站: 2009/11/1 - 2009/12/1
At a new plant in Iowa, MIT-rooted technology will use bacteria to turn corn into biodegradable plastics.. Anne Trafton, MIT ... Bioplastics, plastic resins that are biodegradable or derived from plant-based sources, will rise more than fourfold to 900,000 ... Non-biodegradable plant-based plastics will be the primary driver of bioplastics demand, posting extraordinary growth from a ... Biodegradable plastics, such as starch-based resins, polylactic acid (PLA) and degradable polyesters, accounted for the vast ...
  http://myplastics.blogspot.tw/2009_11_01_archive.html
*  JoVE | Peer Reviewed Scientific Video Journal - Methods and Protocols
Bacteria, Microorganisms, Biodegradable plastic, biodegradable mulch, compostable plastic, compostable mulch, plastic ... Isolation of Native Soil Microorganisms with Potential for Breaking Down Biodegradable Plastic Mulch Films Used in Agriculture ... Typically, when formulations of plastics are known and a source of the feedstock is available, powdered plastic can be ... Our methodology should prove useful for studies investigating breakdown of intact plastic films or products for which plastic ...
  https://www.jove.com/visualize/abstract/21881754/analysis-genetic-variability-pvmsp-3-among-plasmodium-vivax-brazilian
*  Succinate synthesis and excretion by Penicillium simplicissimum under aerobic and anaerobic conditions.
Succinate is produced mainly by a mixed-acid fermentation process using anaerobically growing bacteria ... detergents and biodegradable plastics. Succinate is produced mainly by a mixed-acid fermentation process using anaerobically ... growing bacteria. However, succinate excretion is also widespread among fungi. In this article we report results on the ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Succinate-synthesis-excretion-by-Penicillium/12044678.html
*  JoVE | Peer Reviewed Scientific Video Journal - Methods and Protocols
Bacteria, Microorganisms, Biodegradable plastic, biodegradable mulch, compostable plastic, compostable mulch, plastic ... Isolation of Native Soil Microorganisms with Potential for Breaking Down Biodegradable Plastic Mulch Films Used in Agriculture ... Biofilm formation is a general attribute to almost all bacteria 1-6. When bacteria form biofilms, cells are encased in ... Typically, when formulations of plastics are known and a source of the feedstock is available, powdered plastic can be ...
  https://www.jove.com/visualize/abstract/23826336/role-bacterial-exopolysaccharides-eps-fate-oil-released-during
*  Bioplastic - Wikipedia
"Micromidas is using carefully constructed populations of bacteria to convert organic waste into bio-degradable plastics". ... BioSphere Plastic EOS magazine, October 2009 Perf Go Green Biodegradable Plastics - UPDATE: Not So Biodegradable After All. ... This type of plastic may be referred to as degradable plastic or oxy-degradable plastic or photodegradable plastic because the ... The term "biodegradable plastic" has also been used by producers of specially modified petrochemical-based plastics that appear ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bioplastic
*  Bin bag - Wikipedia
Oxo-biodegradable plastic is bio-assimilated by the same bacteria and fungi, which transform natural material such as twigs and ... Oxo-biodegradable plastic bags have the same strength as ordinary plastic and cost very little extra. They will degrade then ... Oxo-biodegradable plastic does not degrade quickly in low temperature "windrow" composting, but it is suitable for "in-vessel" ... Oxo-biodegradable plastic is designed to degrade initially by a process which includes both photo-oxidation and thermo- ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bin_bag