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24 September 2020 - Protocol for 3D imaging of plant cell wall deconstruction

24 September 2020 - Protocol for 3D imaging of plant cell wall deconstruction

This article describes a new method for acquiring real-time images during the deconstruction of the poplar cell wall by enzymatic hydrolysis.
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06 July 2020 - Influence of the matrix polarity on the breakage of fibers in a composite

06 July 2020 - Influence of the matrix polarity on the breakage of fibers in a composite

Thermoplastic matrix composites reinforced with lignocellulosic fibers (flax, hemp, etc.) are developing due to the renewable nature of these fibers...
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29 June 2020 - Enzymes for multisclae probing of bioproducts: a review

29 June 2020 - Enzymes for multiscale probing of bioproducts: a review

Enzymes are essential and ubiquitous biocatalysts involved in various metabolic pathways and they are used in many industrial processes. This review...
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8 June 2020 - A model to simulate the biodegradation during dew retting

8 June 2020 - A model to simulate the biodegradation during dew retting of fiber-crops

Retting of fiber-crop stems after harvesting facilitates the subsequent mechanical extraction of extraction of industrially-relevant cellulosic...
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Uncovering the mechanisms and tools shaped by Nature to improve the use of renewable carbon and to contribute to sustainable development: this is the ambition of FARE laboratory.

Our mission, inside the network of our INRA and URCA partner labs, is focused on three key points of the biological / technological transformation of lignocellulosic plant biomass, for non-food usages:

- follow the degradation of lignocellulose (culture residues, litters) by soil micro-organisms in the field, in order to maintain fertility and to favor ecosystem services necessary for a sustainable agriculture (input management, carbon and nitrogen cycles);

- fractionation of lignocellulose by enzymatic or microbial biotechnological processes, to produce chemicals of interest for chemistry and energy, while respecting the green chemistry concepts (2G bioethanol, sugar-based surfactant,…);

- using agro-sourced fibres and polymers, to design innovative nanostructured materials with new optical properties (protective films and coatings), or composite materials with high technical and environmental performances (light, recyclable, biodegradable,…).

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Dr Bernard Kurek, Director of FARE

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