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Japan authorizes the sale of tomatoes with the edited genome to treat hypertension

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Japan authorized the marketing of tomatoes with the edited DNA to treat high blood pressure.

As reported by the online newspaper NHK , the genome of this variety of the fruit was edited to have more γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA, for its acronym in English), a natural chemical that helps manage blood pressure.

In this way, for the first time in the history of........

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