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February 13th, 2007
Simple biofuel cells with nanotechnology
A simple enzyme-based biofuel cell has been made by a team of Japanese scientists ("Fructose/dioxygen biofuel cell based on direct electron transfer-type bioelectrocatalysis").
The cell, made by Kenji Kano, Seiya Tsujimura and colleagues at Kyoto University, Japan, uses enzymes to catalyse oxidation of D-fructose and reduction of dioxygen to generate electricity.
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