Engineering microbiomes to transform plastics

Diego Javier Jiménez, Alvaro Sanchez, Francisco Dini-Andreote

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The design and study of active microbial consortia able to degrade plastics represent an exciting area of research toward the development of bio-based alternatives to efficiently transform plastic waste. This forum article discusses concepts and mechanisms to inform emerging strategies for engineering microbiomes to transform plastics under controlled settings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)265-268
Number of pages4
JournalTrends in Biotechnology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2024

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biotechnology
  • Bioengineering

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