Yamaga City in Kumamoto Prefecture officially opened its new silkworm development facility. Targets are new developments on recombinant silk as an advanced material for textiles, and on protein expression in recombinant silkworms. In the program, silkworms can be raised in sterile and contained facilities.

Silk Summit 2017, https://silk-on-valley-yamaga.jp/news/press/post17.html