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Novel enzyme could help convert plant waste into valuable chemicals 

A team of scientists from the US and the UK have engineered a new enzyme that catalyses a key reaction in the breakdown of lignin, a natural plant polymer. This enzyme could prove useful in the conversion of plant waste into valuable materials and chemicals. 

To view the full publication see https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2019/06/21/1820001116



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