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BBSRC highlights impact from York research

Posted on 21 December 2018

Poppy research creates new cough suppressant supply

A BBSRC-funded research collaboration between the University of York and GlaxoSmithKline has led to a new variety of poppy containing a larger amount of the cough suppressant and potential anti-cancer agent noscapine being bred.

Full details on the research, and the full impact evidence report can be found here: https://bbsrc.ukri.org/research/impact/poppy-research-creates-new-cough-suppressant-supply/