SARS vaccine grown in biotech plants

06/14/2005 | ABC News

U.S. researchers engineered tomato and tobacco plants to produce a vaccine that produced antibodies to SARS when fed to mice, according to a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. One expert says the research is "a good first step," but more work needs to be done to increase the effect of the vaccine from producing antibodies to triggering a protective response to the virus.

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