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Hong Kong researchers create tomatoes with anti-ageing properties

S.China Morning Post Friday, 10 November 2017 ()
Researchers from the University of Hong Kong have grown tomatoes that carry more anti-ageing antioxidants than usual in a breakthrough for genetic engineering. The research team led by Professor Chye Mee-len from the university’s School of Biological Sciences identified a new strategy to simultaneously enhance health-promoting compounds vitamin E, provitamin A, lycopene, as well as phytosterols and squalene, in tomatoes, becoming the first in the world to do so. His team members, HKU...
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