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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]

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