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Cow-Free Cow’s Milk

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Kaleigh Rogers reports in Motherboard:

. . . Pandya and Gandhi enlisted a third-party company to 3D print a DNA sequence that corresponds to the proteins found in milk. That DNA, combined with a standard Department of Agriculture species of yeast, creates the basis for their cow-free cow’s milk, which they’ve dubbed Buttercup.

“Once we have Buttercup, it’s just yeast farming, and this takes place in a brewery just like the way beer is made,” Pandya explained. . .

Read the whole thing.

Written by LeisureGuy

16 September 2016 at 11:51 am

Posted in Business, Food, Technology

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