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Paper report

Using chloroplasts to produce drugs

Todd Richmond

  • Correspondence: Todd Richmond

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Genome Biology 2000, 1:reports0049  doi:10.1186/gb-2000-1-2-reports0049

Published: 20 June 2000

Abstract

Large quantities of biologically active human somatotropin have been successfully produced in plants, highlighting the promise of plant biotechnology for producing pharmaceuticals.