The company making the cheese claim that the product will be the first vegan cheese rather than a cheese substitute. They also say it may be a while before the finished product is ready for sale…..
‘San Francisco-based iGem group said it found a way to make cheese proteins using genetic sequences found in mammals.
The DNA blueprints are inserted into the yeast, which creates cheese that is vegan-compatible because of the lack of animal products.
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Some of the DNA strands are from humans, because the developers hope milk proteins made from our own species will mean less chance of allergic reactions.’
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