Research Progress
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    11 2011

    Nervonic Acid Makes Commercial Algae Biodiesel Possible

    Biodiesel, from feedstock such as microalgae, has received extensive attention in recent years, owing to its biodegradability, renewability, and lack of toxicity. However, technical and economic barriers must be overcome to realize the potential o...

  • 26

    10 2011

    Novel Strategy in thermophilic fermentation of ethanol revealed by QIBEBT

      The ability to simultaneously utilize pentose and hexose has been a crucial goal in the production of cellulosic biofuels. On October 13th, PLoS Genetics online published a research article “The thermoanaerobacter glycobiome reveals mechanis...

  • 07

    09 2011

    QIBEBT Develops Nanostructured Mixed Conducting Materials for Energy Storage

    The exploration of high-performance electrode materials for electrochemical energy storage system has aroused increasing scientific interests. Professor CUI Guanglei, group leader of Biomimetics Energy and System Group at Qingdao Institute of Bioe...

  • 25

    07 2011

    Metagenomics Research Platform Established in QIBEBT

    Metagenome refers to the sum of all genetic information existing in an environmental sample; it consists of the genomes of many individual organisms. Metagenomics bypasses the need for isolation or cultivation of microbes, thus enables studies int...

  • 31

    01 2011

    The progress in the synthesis of diazocines as a potential building block for artificial muscles

    Recently, the lead of Biobased Polymer Group, Professor WAN Xiaobo from Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology made considerable progress in the synthesis of diazocines---a potential building block for artificial muscles.

  • 03

    09 2010

    A new progress in amide 1H CSA study

    Dr. Lishan Yao from QIBEBT and Dr. Ad Bax from NIH jointly published a paper titled “The impact of hydrogen bonding on amide 1H chemical shift anisotropy studied by cross-correlated relaxation and liquid crystal NMR spectroscopy.” in Journal of ...