Technology company turns to CRISPR

BEIJING, CHINA —Origin Agritech Ltd. is developing nutritionally enhanced corn using CRISPR technology. The Beijing-based agricultural technology company is developing new corn varieties that have been genetically engineered (GE) to have balanced amino-acid content. Maize (corn) protein contains fair amounts of sulphur-containing amino acids methionine and cystine, but it is deficient in the essential amino […]

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