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Fungi from goats’ guts could lead to better biofuels – BBC News

Fungi from goats’ guts could lead to better biofuels – BBC News

The legendary abilities of goats and sheep to digest a wide range of inedible materials could help scientists produce cheaper biofuels.

Researchers say fungi from the stomachs of these animals produce flexible enzymes that can break down a wide variety of plant materials.

The scientists say that in tests, the fungi performed as well as the best engineered attempts from industry.

Source: Fungi from goats’ guts could lead to better biofuels – BBC News