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Transgenic Potato Confers Immunity: Vegetables Or Fruit Could Replace Vaccine And Needles

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April 28, 1998
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University Of Maryland, Baltimore
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Transgenic potatoes engineered to generate an immune response to E.coli infection have passed their first test in human beings, in a proof-of-principle clinical trial at the University of Maryland School of Medicine Center for Vaccine Development.

Transgenic potatoes engineered to generate an immune response to E.coli infection have passed their first test in human beings.


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University Of Maryland, Baltimore. "Transgenic Potato Confers Immunity: Vegetables Or Fruit Could Replace Vaccine And Needles." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 28 April 1998. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/04/980428080000.htm>.
University Of Maryland, Baltimore. (1998, April 28). Transgenic Potato Confers Immunity: Vegetables Or Fruit Could Replace Vaccine And Needles. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/04/980428080000.htm
University Of Maryland, Baltimore. "Transgenic Potato Confers Immunity: Vegetables Or Fruit Could Replace Vaccine And Needles." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/04/980428080000.htm (accessed April 18, 2014).

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