A foto of a dandelion. California-based Shiru launches ProteinDiscovery.ai, the world's first protein marketplace and discovery platform. 

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Protein

Shiru Launches ProteinDiscovery.ai, the “World’s First” Protein Marketplace Touted as the Amazon of Proteins

California-based Shiru, an AI-enabled startup developing performance ingredients, announces the launch of what it claims to be the world’s first protein marketplace and discovery platform, ProteinDiscovery.ai. Shiru‘s new platform catalogs millions of molecules by sequence, metadata, performance, and functional use. It allows users to discover, test, and purchase molecules for food, agriculture, personal care, and advanced material applications. Dr. Jasmin Hume, Shiru’s founder and CEO, shares: “With ProteinDiscovery.ai we’ve made the world of natural proteins for industrial applications accessible. We’ve even added the ability for users to easily purchase samples, creating the ‘Amazon for proteins.’” Saving time and money Described as a first of its kind in the industry, ProteinDiscovery.ai allows users to access and utilize advanced AI in an easy-to-use web to search for ingredients and develop new products. It …

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plant protein-based fat by shiru

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Ingredients

Shiru Launches Plant Protein-Based Fat for “Categorical Upgrade” of Alt Meats

California-based Shiru, a biotech startup that creates novel food ingredients, has launched its first commercial product OleoPro, a plant protein-based fat for use in alt meat and other plant-based food formulations. Developed using the company’s patented Flourish™ technology platform, the biotech company says OleoPro is a high-performance, sustainable, and nutritious alternative fat ingredient. Improved nutritional profile “Oils commonly used in plant-based meats today like palm and coconut are disastrous for the environment and aren’t great from a health perspective either. OleoPro™ is a categorical upgrade, bringing all the juiciness and fattiness we expect from conventional meats to plant-based, but with a much improved nutritional profile OleoPro™ is a categorical upgrade and without tearing down the rainforest,” said Dr. Jasmin Hume, founder and CEO of Shiru. Shiru’s novel ingredient …

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