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A surprising new role for baker's yeast

20:00 EDT 6 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(RIKEN) Baker's yeast is best known for its role in baking and brewing beer. Thanks to work done in a collaboration between scientists from the RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science and colleagues at the University of Toronto in Canada and the University of Minnesota in the US, we now know that this humble organism can be used in leading edge drug discovery.

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