Efficient and Reliable Production of Pharmaceuticals in Alfalfa

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In 1986, it was shown that tobacco plants and sunflower calluses could express recombinant human growth hormone as a fusion protein [1]. Since then, a diverse range of plant systems has been used for the production of pharmaceuticals [2, 3]. We have developed a production system based on the leaves of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.), a choice made originally… (More)

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