Issue 46 of Science@ifpen - Earth Sciences and Environmental Technologies
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Rock-Eval®, supporting soil research for the climate challenge

One way to decrease the amount of atmospheric CO2 is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions of fossil origin, but it is also possible to increase the quantities of carbon stored in the soil. (...) In the current context of climate change, understanding the evolution of carbon in the ground is critically important. It is for this reason that IFPEN wanted to study the potential offered by Rock-Eval®, a flagship of oil research...
Issue 43 of Science@IFPEN
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Optimization of a microorganism of interest for the bioproduction of isopropanol and n-butanol

A major challenge of the energy transition, the substitution of petrochemical processes by bioprocesses requires the use of catalysts (or microorganisms) to produce molecules for industry...
Issue 41 of Science@IFPEN
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Hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass: study of enzyme-substrate interactions (HDR 2015)

The scope of my HDR covered ten years of research at IFPEN within the context of the development of Futurol™, a process aimed at producing 2nd-generation bioethanol from lignocellulosic biomass. My
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Simon ARRAGAIN

Research engineer
I carried out my thesis at CEA Grenoble (UMR 5249, UGA / CNRS / CEA), under the supervision of Professor Marc Fontecave and Dr. Hamid Atta, on [FeS] cluster metalloproteins (RimO, MiaB, MtaB) called
Numéro 38 de Science@IFPEN
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F’Unlock project: to unlock plant biomass hydrolysis using enzymes

Lignocellulosic biomass is an interesting raw material for the production of fuels and chemical intermediates because it is abundant and has a much smaller environmental footprint than fossil