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Danforth Center’s new startup development subsidiary launches its first company

July 1, 2022

The Danforth Technology Co. (DTC), a subsidiary launched earlier this year by the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to create startups from its campus, has established its first company.

It has launched Peptyde Bio, a startup founded by a pair of Danforth Center researchers and focused on developing natural fungicides that can protect crops from disease.