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Red Biotechnology

Red biotechnology refers to the use of organisms for the improvement of medical processes. It includes the designing of organisms to manufacture pharmaceutical products like antibiotics and vaccines, the engineering of genetic cures through genomic manipulation, and its use in forensics through DNA profiling.


Red Biotechnology Articles

Jefferson Scientists Create Tobacco Plant To Produce Antibodies Against Rabies
Researchers have genetically engineered tobacco plants to produce human proteins antibodies against rabies.

Date: 26 Sep 2006, Rating: 8.00

A plant-derived edible vaccine against hepatitis B virus
Human volunteers, fed with transgenic lettuce plants expressing hepatitis B virus surface antigen, developed specific serum-IgG response to plant produced protein, study shows.

Date: 22 Aug 2006, Rating: 8.25, 6 pages

Recombinant Pharmaceuticals from Plants: The Plant Endomembrane System as Bioreactor
This review focuses on the peculiar features of plant cells that allow high accumulation of recombinant proteins.

Date: 22 Aug 2006, Rating: 7.00, 11 pages

Jefferson Scientists Create Plant Factories Churning Out Antibodies Against Tumor Cells
News: Scientists are using tobacco plants to produce monoclonal antibodies – tiny guided protein missiles – that can target and hunt down cancer cells.

Date: 21 Aug 2006, Rating: not rated

Scientists turn tobacco against cancer
News: Scientists are using tobacco plants to produce monoclonal antibodies -- tiny guided protein missiles -- that can target and hunt down cancer cells.

Date: 21 Aug 2006, Rating: 5.33

First human trial of antibacterial contact lens
Biotechnology company have received ethics approval for the first human clinical trial of an antibacterial extended-wear contact lens.

Date: 9 Aug 2006, Rating: not rated

Researchers uncover pathway that could lead to plant generation of human-like protein
Researchers have found a pathway whereby plants can generate human-like proteins. This discovery could lead to an effective means of producing proteins that are medically important and do so with a method that could be effective and less expensive than cu

Date: 29 Jun 2006, Rating: not rated