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Cellular Agriculture: Developing Animal Products without Animals provides a comprehensive overview of cellular agriculture. With chapters on potential applications and challenges, science and technology, cultural impact and economics, the book provides a one-stop reference. It was edited by the founder of the Cellular Agriculture Society, and is written by leading industry professionals, including academic researchers and CEOs of successful business start-ups. Cellular Agriculture is the science or practice of farming products from animal cells rather than entire animals. This includes, but is not limited to, food animal products like meat, milk and eggs, as well as leather, silk and other materials.
- Introduces readers to the new and exciting field of cellular agriculture
- Covers the scientific, technological and social considerations of cellular agriculture
- Edited by the founder of the Cellular Agriculture Society and written by leading experts in the field, including a mix of academic and industry professionals
- Academics and students working in the fields of tissue engineering, molecular biology, microbial fermentation and food biotechnology
- Industry professionals, particularly those with cellular agriculture start-ups trying to commercialize
I. Introduction to Cellular Agriculture
II. Cellular Agriculture in Application: Potential Benefits & Drawbacks
2. Humanity: Affecting Human Society
3. Animals: Livestock, Seafood, and Wildlife
4. Environment: Considering UN SDGs and Sustainability
III. Science of Cellular Agriculture
10. Products Beyond the 1st Generation
IV. Sociological and Cultural Dynamics
11. Consumer Acceptance
12. Implications for Youth
13. Regulation of Cell-based Meat
14. Interplanetary Prospects
V. Global Economics and Technology Transfer
15. North America
16. South America
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- © Academic Press 2020
- 1st August 2020
- Academic Press
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Kristopher Gasteratos is the founder and president of CAS, the Cellular Agriculture Society, an international 501c3 non-profit based in the US and a former VIP Venture of the Harvard Innovation Lab. Kristopher is a former student, scholar, and researcher of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University and in August 2017, he published the first entry of the Neomnivore Trilogy: Nature & the Neomnivore. This literature, which served as the first comprehensive environmental report on cellular agriculture, ranked as a top trending work at Harvard among all publications at the university and placed cellular agriculture into the international spotlight. His years of experience in the fields of cellular agriculture and clean meat have led to him giving talks around the world on the topic, from guest lectures at Harvard to the University of London.
Founder and president, CAS (Cellular Agriculture Society)