Engineering better beans

  title={Engineering better beans},
  author={Natalie DeWitt},
  journal={Nature Biotechnology},
Soybeans are lauded for the health benefits they provide to Asian diets. These can be traced, at least in part, to their high isoflavones content. These secondary metabolites are found almost exclusively in legumes, and their levels in soybeans can vary quite a bit depending on growth conditions. Technologies for manipulating isoflavone levels are of keen… CONTINUE READING