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Thursday, November 1, 2007

Bio-Engineered Plants May Grow Medicines

The Post Chronicle: "U.S. bio-engineers have developed plants that have the potential to produce medicines, food flavorings and other products. Rice University researchers reported tapping the immense potential of 'hairy roots' as natural factories. Hairy roots are a type of tumor that forms on plants infected by the soil bacterium Agrobacterium rhizogenes."

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