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Directory of technologies and resources pertaining to Propane.

Index commenced Aug. 7, 2010


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Directory:Alternative Fuels > Directory:Microorganisms in Energy Production > Plant Enzyme Can Convert Carbon Monoxide Into Propane, Paving the Way for Exhaust-Powered Cars - A microbe called Azotobacter vinelandii, which is found around the roots of various food plants, creates an enzyme called vanadium nitrogenase, which produces ammonia from nitrogen. In a study published in the journal Science, researchers took away the nitrogen and fed it carbon monoxide instead. The enzyme started making short carbon chains, two or three atoms long -- in other words, propane. (Popular Science Aug. 6, 2010)