biofuel cell


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biofuel cell

a device for generating an electromotive force (emf) using enzymes or living cells to catalyse REDOX REACTIONS coupled to electrodes.
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Bandodkar is the first author of a paper on the biofuel cell that was published in a recent issue of Energy & Environmental Science.
Microbial phenazine production enhances electron transfer in biofuel cells, Environ.
The snail with the implanted biofuel cell will be able to operate in a natural environment, producing sustainable electrical micropower for activating various bioelectronic devices," said the scientists.
Physiologic Studies with the Sulfate-reducing Bacterium Desulfovibrio desulfuricans: Evaluation for Use in a Biofuel Cell.
Similar to other biofuel cells, this cell consumes oxygen from the air and biomolecules in the power producing reactions.
Washington, Apr 12 ( ANI ): The world's first "electrified snail" has joined the menagerie of cockroaches, rats, rabbits and other animals previously implanted with biofuel cells that generate electricity from natural sugar in their bodies.
Implantable biofuel cells have been suggested as sustainable micropower sources operating in living organisms, but such bioelectronic systems are still exotic and very challenging to design.
In a recent study, researchers created a test version of their glucose biofuel cell and implanted it in a white lab rat named Ricky.
For the new biofuel cell, researchers chose one of the most amazing organelles- the mitochondria.
The scientists have developed an experimental sensor built from a special biofuel cell, essentially a battery-like device consisting of a thin layer of mitochondria sandwiched between a carbon-based electrode and a gas-permeable electrode.
In this report, rather than focusing on introducing biofuel cell technology, the author concentrates on reporting who is doing what research activities, what applications are they aiming for and who are the strategic partners, etc.
78) Biofuel cells can "directly transform chemical to electrical energy" via "electrochemical reactions involving biochemical pathways.