oa CSIR Science Scope - Genetically modified tobacco plants deliver a cheaper, better rabies antidote : opportunities
|Article Title||Genetically modified tobacco plants deliver a cheaper, better rabies antidote : opportunities|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Publication Date||Feb 2013|
|Pages||10 - 11|
The tobacco plant family has turned over a new leaf - to save lives. CSIR researchers have genetically engineered a microfactory to produce the world's first injectable medicine from a plant: a rabies antidote 10 times cheaper and potentially far more effective than the currently available cure.
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