Antheia receives Phase I SBIR awards from the National Science Foundation to develop safer, more...
...cost-effective manufacturing processes for essential painkillers.
This SBIR project proposes to develop baker's yeast as a scalable production system for medicinal opiates and related plant therapeutics. While much effort has been directed to establishing yeast strains that make high levels of other plant-specialized metabolites, such as terpenoids, platform strains for this diverse class of alkaloids do not exist.
Read more: [Grant 1] [Grant 2]