Cannabinoid-Making Yeast Cells
This editorial image, designed as a mock magazine cover, was created for UC Berkeley's Keasling Lab on their Nature article describing yeast cells that the lab engineered to produce cannabinoids, active chemical compound in cannabis plants.
Keasling Lab, UC Berkeley
References: Luo, X., Reiter, M. A., d’Espaux, L., Wong, J., Denby, C. M., Lechner, A., … Keasling, J. D. (2019). Complete biosynthesis of cannabinoids and their unnatural analogues in yeast. Nature, 567(7746), 123–126.