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Species-specific research toolkits for cultivated meat-relevant species

Coordinated efforts to develop standardized, comprehensive research toolkits of meat-relevant species would exponentially accelerate cultivated meat research.

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  • Research
  • Commercial
  • Ecosystem
Value chain segment
  • R&D
  • Compliance
Technology sector
  • Cell line development
  • Cell culture media
  • End product formulation & manufacturing
Relevant actor
  • Industry
  • Academics
  • GFI
  • NGO’s
  • Startups

Description

For model species like humans and mice, a vast array of academic and commercial research tools have been developed that enable researchers to easily manipulate, characterize, and screen cells and probe their behavior. For meat-relevant species, very few of these tools—such as genetic constructs, antibodies, and sequencing probes—have been developed, creating a huge barrier to entry for researchers wishing to work with cells of these species. Coordinated efforts to develop standardized, comprehensive research toolkits of meat-relevant species would exponentially accelerate cultivated meat research.

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