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Designer plants one step closer to growing cheap medical, industrial proteins

“If we’re not using that cropland to make cigarettes anymore, then perhaps we could use that cropland to make enzymes.” Beth Ahner, professor of biological and environmental engineering at Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, shows how tobacco plants…

Designer plants one step closer to growing cheap medical, industrial proteins

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“If we’re not using that cropland to make cigarettes anymore, then perhaps we could use that cropland to make enzymes.” Beth Ahner, professor of biological and environmental engineering at Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, shows how tobacco plants can be used to make functional proteins for the manufacture of products such as denim, laundry detergent, paper and ethanol.

Learn more: http://news.cornell.edu/stories/2019/07/designer-plants-one-step-closer-growing-cheap-medical-industrial-proteins

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