TITLE

Green in, oil out

AUTHOR(S)
Shaw, David
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;6/14/2010, Vol. 39 Issue 23, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information regarding development of green isoprene monomer which will replace the key synthetic rubber monomer. Researchers have developed organisms that feed on plant matter and convert a proportion of the energy into isoprene monomer. The article refers to Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s partnership with the Genencor division of Danisco A.S. to develop a bio-based process for producing isoprene using renewable raw materials.
ACCESSION #
52998206

 

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