EBI Personnel Directory Zhu, Lei

Feedstock Development

Lei Zhu





Understanding the Molecular Basis for Plant Cell Wall Recalcitrance to Degradation

Understanding how lignocellulose of the cell wall is degraded requires understanding the structure of that biomass before degradation. This program uses various chemical approaches to describe structural properties of the cell wall. The lab then applies those approaches to characterize unique plant feedstocks generated by the group.