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Reprogramming Yeast To Become a Mini Drug Factory

News   Sep 03, 2020 | Original story from Stanford University

 
Reprogramming Yeast To Become a Mini Drug Factory

The stylized yeast cells depicted in several leaves and flower petals are an artist's interpretation of how scientists, using the tools of synthetic biology, genetically engineered yeast to brew plant-based medicines that traditional societies discovered in nature. Credit: Jennifer Cook-Chrysos.

 
 
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