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WARF Advances in Food and Ag | August 2023

Top licensing prospects from the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Food-Grade Fungal Fermentates with Antimicrobial Activity 
The fermentates could be used directly as food additives or in environmental or topical applications and are effective against a variety of harmful microbes.
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Gene Editing and Transforming Cannabis
Researchers at UW-Madison are using state-of-the-art genetic engineering to improve industrial hemp and create optimized varieties with high-value traits.
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Gut Bacteria Colonizing Farm-Exposed Infants
This discovery offers methods to identify infants and children at higher risk of developing allergies, as well as prebiotics to promote specific bacterial species associated with healthy development.
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Synthesizing Oligosaccharides as Prebiotics
A team of UW-Madison researchers has developed an efficient method to convert simple sugars and polysaccharides in concentrated acids into oligosaccharide prebiotics.
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