Success of CRISPR tomato may determine if gene-edited foods take root in Japan

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2021-Jan-22 Fri 08:45
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A gene-edited tomato recently approved in Japan contains a large amount of gamma-aminobutyric acid, a type of amino acid, commonly known as GABA, which is a component that lowers blood pressure and relaxes the mind. The product name is “Sicilian Rouge High Gaba”. This is the first approval of…

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