A cure for vitamin B6 deficiency

cassava fieldsPlant scientists from Teresa Fitzpatrick’s group and from ETHZ led an international study to produce transgenic cassava plants with higher levels of vitamin B6 in their storage roots and leaves. This could help to protect millions of people in Africa from serious deficiencies. The article was published on October 8, 2015 in Nature Biotechnology.

Press release (ETHZ)