…psilocybin producing E. coli
…engineered bacteria to produce psilocybin in their cells and poop it out.
This is a biosynthesis process that relies on changing cells so they will produce compounds they don’t naturally produce, or in quantities they don’t naturally produce.
Original Article (Science Alert):
Scientists Engineered a Bacterium That Poops Out Huge Amounts of Psilocybin
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