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Salt-tolerant bacteria with an appetite for sludge make biodegradable plastics

The bacteria Zobellella denitrificans ZD1, found in mangroves, can consume sludge & wastewater to produce polyhydroxybutyrate, a biopolymer that can be used in lieu of petroleum-based plastics


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https://phys.org/news/2020-12-salt-tolerant-bacteria-appetite-sludge-biodegradable.html

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