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<b> What I'm Currently Reading: </b>
<b> What I'm Currently Reading: </b>
<br>Service, R. CELLULOSIC ETHANOL: Biofuel Researchers Prepare to Reap a New Harvest. <i> Science </i> 16 March 2007. Vol. 315, no 5818, 1488-1491.[http://www.sciencemag.org.ezp1.harvard.edu/cgi/content/full/315/5818/1488 Full Text; requires login]
<br>Service, R. CELLULOSIC ETHANOL: Biofuel Researchers Prepare to Reap a New Harvest. <i> Science </i> 16 March 2007. Vol. 315, no 5818, 1488-1491.[http://www.sciencemag.org.ezp1.harvard.edu/cgi/content/full/315/5818/1488 Full Text; requires login]
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<br> This paper isn't as mechanism-based as the Aristou paper (cited below), but provides a nice overview of the history of ethanol use, why energy is a concern, etc. It seems to be a nice background for the general public, and provides a nice introduction to the field.
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Aristou, A and M Penttila. Metabolic engineering applications to renewable resource utilization. <i> Science Direct: Current Opinion in Biotechnology </i> 1 April 2000. Vol 11, no 2, 187-198. [http://www.sciencedirect.com.ezp1.harvard.edu/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6VRV-40199MT-J&_user=209690&_coverDate=04%2F01%2F2000&_rdoc=1&_fmt=&_orig=search&_sort=d&view=c&_acct=C000014438&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=209690&md5=c0db238ba5445c41b1bda11384ac0a2f May also require login]
Aristou, A and M Penttila. Metabolic engineering applications to renewable resource utilization. <i> Science Direct: Current Opinion in Biotechnology </i> 1 April 2000. Vol 11, no 2, 187-198. [http://www.sciencedirect.com.ezp1.harvard.edu/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6VRV-40199MT-J&_user=209690&_coverDate=04%2F01%2F2000&_rdoc=1&_fmt=&_orig=search&_sort=d&view=c&_acct=C000014438&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=209690&md5=c0db238ba5445c41b1bda11384ac0a2f May also require login]
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<br> This review focuses on the bioconversion of the pentose fractions into ethanol and suggests use of biocatalysts (such as bacteria and yeast) to assist in this slow-step in the conversion of sugars into useful products.
[http://openwetware.org/wiki/IGEM:Harvard/2007 Harvard iGEM]
[http://openwetware.org/wiki/IGEM:Harvard/2007 Harvard iGEM]

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Stephanie Lo
Harvard College 2010

1885 Harvard Yard Mail Center
Cambridge, MA 02138

I have always had a passion for sciences, particularly chemistry, and hope to pursue a joint concentration in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Economics. Eventually, I plan to apply for an MD/PhD program and specialize in digestive disorders.

What I'm Currently Reading:
Service, R. CELLULOSIC ETHANOL: Biofuel Researchers Prepare to Reap a New Harvest. Science 16 March 2007. Vol. 315, no 5818, 1488-1491.Full Text; requires login
This paper isn't as mechanism-based as the Aristou paper (cited below), but provides a nice overview of the history of ethanol use, why energy is a concern, etc. It seems to be a nice background for the general public, and provides a nice introduction to the field.

Aristou, A and M Penttila. Metabolic engineering applications to renewable resource utilization. Science Direct: Current Opinion in Biotechnology 1 April 2000. Vol 11, no 2, 187-198. May also require login
This review focuses on the bioconversion of the pentose fractions into ethanol and suggests use of biocatalysts (such as bacteria and yeast) to assist in this slow-step in the conversion of sugars into useful products.

Harvard iGEM

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