Peoria Ag Lab scientists using soybean oil to develop a better jet biofuel

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Soybean oil offers a lot of potential in blending up a cleaner jet fuel. But to date, wide-scale adoption has presented problems.

Unlike traditional biodiesel blending, a jet fuel blend requires breaking down the soybean oil molecules into their most basic structures through an entirely different chemical process, said Ken Doll, a research chemist at the Peoria Ag Lab.

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