FDA approves 'farmaceutical' drug from transgenic chickens

  title={FDA approves 'farmaceutical' drug from transgenic chickens},
  author={Cormac Sheridan},
  journal={Nature Biotechnology},
  • C. Sheridan
  • Published 5 February 2016
  • Biology
  • Nature Biotechnology
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