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For many processes the chemical industry still uses petroleum because it is cheap. But there are alternatives that could be used. Which one and why the future brings containers instead of huge industrial plants you will learn in our current interview at

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Interview: Biological production
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Image: A grey device, the reactor; Copyright: KIT
Industrial basic substances for plastics or medicines are often produced using crude oil, even though there are biological alternatives. However, these options are generally more expensive or have their own set of problems. At the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Dr. Theo Peschke and Dr. Kersten S. Rabe under the direction of Professor Christof M. Niemeyer at the Institute of Biological Interfaces study a new biocatalytic material that facilitates the production of various chemicals.
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