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The nitroreductase enzymes found in spinach and other natural compounts can eat, digest, and transform explosives such as TNT.

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Document Title: Spinach Enzymes Neutralize Explosives
Category: Environmental Remediation
Media Type: Graphics
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Background: An emerging biotechnology called the Environmentally Benign Digestion Process reduces dangerous explosives to low toxicity byproducts that can be used by industry or reduced further to harmless products like carbon dioxide and water.
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