1996 Science Teachers Association of Texas (STAT) Convention

The Acetobacter cells produce and exact cellulose replica of the PVC glove! This is due to the oxygen-rich interface at the glove surface where the Acetobacter cells survived and synthesized cellulose. This breakthrough will enable large-scale fermentation to make non-woven SHAPED cellulose! Several patents on this concept have been issued to The University of Texas at Austin.

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