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TUCCA has published 28 peer-reviewed papers about cellular agriculture and cultivated meat. If you are having trouble accessing the full text of a paper, please reach out. 


Stout, A. et al. Engineered autocrine signaling eliminates muscle cell FGF2 requirements for cultured meat production. Cell Reports Sustainability (2024).

Yao, Y. et al. Cultivated Meat from Aligned Muscle Layers and Adipose Layers Formed from Glutenin Films. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering (2024).


Yuen, J. et al. Optimization of Culture Media and Cell Ratios for 3D In Vitro Skeletal Muscle Tissues with Endothelial Cells. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering (2023).

Sharma, A. et al. Multiplexed Sensing Probe for Bioreactors for Cellular AgricultureIEEE Sensors Letters (2023).

Trinidad, K. et al. Environmental life cycle assessment of recombinant growth factor production for cultivated meat applicationsJournal of Cleaner Production (2023).

Nikkhah, A. et al. Using artificial intelligence to optimize reduced-serum formulations for cultivated meat. Science of the Total Environment (2023).

Stout, A. et al. Immortalized Bovine Satellite Cells for Cultured Meat Applications. ACS Synthetic Biology (2023).

John, Y. et al. Aggregating in vitro-grown adipocytes to produce macroscale cell-cultured fat tissue with tunable lipid compositions for food applications. eLife (2023).

Saad, M. et al. Continuous fish muscle cell line with capacity for myogenic and adipogenic-like phenotypesScientific Reports (2023).

Stout, A. et al. A Beefy-R culture medium: replacing albumin with rapeseed protein isolates. Biomaterials (2023).


Xiang, N. et al. Edible films for cultivated meat production. Biomaterials (2022).

Xiang, N. et al. 3D porous scaffolds from wheat glutenin for cultured meat applications. Biomaterials (2022).

Stout, A. et al. Cultured meat: Creative solutions for a cell biological problem. Trends in Cell Biology (2022).

Stout, A. et al. Simple and effective serum-free medium for sustained expansion of bovine satellite cells for cell cultured meat. Communications Biology (2022).

Letcher, S. et al. In vitro Insect Fat Cultivation for Cellular Agriculture Applications. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering (2022).


Yuen, J. et al. Perspectives on Scaling Production of Adipose Tissue for Food Applications. Biomaterials (2021).

Stout, A. et al. Simple and Effective Serum-Free Medium for Sustained Expansion of Bovine Satellite Cells for Cell Cultured Meat. bioRxiv (2021).


Fish, K. et al. Prospects and Challenges for Cell-Cultured Fat as a Novel Food Ingredient. Trends in Food Science & Technology (2020).

Post, M. et al. Scientific, Sustainability and Regulatory Challenges of Cultured Meat. Nature Food  (2020)

Stout, A. et al. Engineering Carotenoid Production in Mammalian Cells for Nutritionally Enhanced Cell-Cultured Foods. Metabolic Engineering (2020).

Rubio, N. et al. Plant-Based and Cell-Based Approaches to Meat Production. Nature communications (2020).

Rubio, N. et al. Biofabrication with Insect Cells.Trends in Entomology (2020)


Rubio, N. et al. Cell-Based Fish: A Novel Approach to Seafood Production and an Opportunity for Cellular Agriculture. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems (2019).

Rubio, N. et al. Possibilities for Engineered Insect Tissue as a Food Source. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems (2019).

Rubio, N. et al. In Vitro Insect Muscle for Tissue Engineering Applications. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering (2019).

Simsa, R. et al. Extracellular Heme Proteins Influence Bovine Myosatellite Cell Proliferation and the Color of Cell-Based Meat. Foods (2019).


Baryshyan, A. Self-Assembled Insect Muscle Bioactuators with Long Term Function under a Range of Environmental Conditions. RSC Advances (2014).


Baryshyan, A. Isolation and Maintenance-Free Culture of Contractile Myotubes from Manduca Sexta Embryos. PloS one (2012).