Sep 23, 2020

I Grew Real Spider Silk Using Yeast

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What started as a dream more than 10 years ago, has finally become reality. After more than 2 years of work, dozen of failures, hundreds of hours of lab work and design time, we’ve finally done it. We’ve engineered a strain of yeast that produce real spider silk! This video explains how.

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Project overview — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fx8TcGrCOSI
DNA extraction — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=knosqmvLWSc
PCR — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kJ2o7P8D00

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