Serendipitous discovery by IUPUI researchers may lead to environmentally friendly lubricant
Written By: Candace Beaty Gwaltney
INDIANAPOLIS -- Seed oil components of an ornamental flower could provide a direct pathway for designing a new class of environmentally friendly lubricants. Researchers at the School of Science at IUPUI identified the compound in the seed oil that is produced in a manner unlike any other fatty acid. The study was published today online in the journal Nature Plants.