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Scientists harness tobacco plants to produce polio vaccine

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 19, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Greg Beach) last modified Aug 18, 2017

After all of the poor health outcomes caused by tobacco over centuries, it's about time that the plant starts doing some good for a change. Scientists in the United Kingdom have developed a technique to infect relatives of the tobacco plant with a virus which contains the genetic material of polio in order to produce leaves from which a polio vaccine could be extracted. This procedure is affordable, straightforward, and efficient and may be





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