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Gifford Pinchot NF - Plaque on Discovery of Taxol, La Wis Wis Campgound - GWW | U.S. Forest Service- Pacific Northwest Region on flickr

New Yeast Strain Triples Anticancer Drug Production

Thu Jun 29 2023

A new study has found a way to increase the production of taxadiene, a precursor to the anticancer drug Taxol, in yeast. Researchers from Oxford University conducted an experiment where they evolved a yeast strain to be more tolerant to oxidative st...

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E. Coli Transformed to Capture Carbon with Just Three Mutations

Thu Jun 29 2023

Title: Genetic Breakthrough: E. Coli Modified to Grow Autotrophically with Just Three Mutations