US – Engineered sugar cane and cancer treatment

“… a Texas A&M molecular biologist offers hope (to the oversupply of sugar in the United States).
Erik Mirkov has genetically engineered sugar cane with a human gene to produce a human therapeutic protein. Such a protein could replace the need to farm cadavers for face-plumping collagen and provide a more affordable alternative to fermenting hamster cells for cancer treatments. ”
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