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PUBLISHED June 13, 2018 Born from the powerful petrochemical fusion of monomers into polymers, plastic is one of the most ubiquitous and useful materials man has ever made.
Those building blocks, which chemists call monomers, are made up of groups of atoms that are derived from natural products or by the synthesis of primary chemicals from oil, natural gas, or coal.
The additions, slated for completion during the next four years, are expected boost the company's annual production of PVC and vinyl chloride monomer by 750 million pounds and 200 million pounds, respectively.
This yeast can also be genetically engineered to produce monomers, the basic building blocks of polymers that could be used by 3D printers to create new tools on the spacecraft or on Mars, reports Becky Ferreira of Motherboard.
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