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AMY CAO 2019

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. 

Audience

General public

Client

Keasling Lab, UC Berkeley

Date

February 2019

Tools Used

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Photoshop

Format

Print

Progress Work

Sketches
Color Studies

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. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-0978-9