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Scientists use beer yeast to brew THC and CBD

Scientists use beer yeast to brew THC and CBD

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 15, 2019


Filed under News, Research

Yeast could have a whole new use: to produce cannabinoids. According to the scientific discovery, published in Nature, a sugar in brewer’s yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) called galactose was successfully turned into tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Published just last month, the study revealed how yeast could be alter...

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