Medical molecular farming: production of antibodies, biopharmaceuticals and edible vaccines in plants.

Abstract

The use of plants for medicinal purposes dates back thousands of years but genetic engineering of plants to produce desired biopharmaceuticals is much more recent. As the demand for biopharmaceuticals is expected to increase, it would be wise to ensure that they will be available in significantly larger amounts, on a cost-effective basis. Currently, the… (More)

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