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Genetically Modified Foods: Harmful or Helpful?
(Released April 2000)

  by Deborah B. Whitman  


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  1. Development of biopharmaceuticals in plant expression systems: cloning, expression and immunological reactivity of human cytomegalovirus glycoprotein B (UL55) in seeds of transgenic tobacco
    Vaccine, vol. 17, no. 23-24, pp. 3020-3029, 6 Aug 1999

  2. Feasibility of Antibody Production in Plants for Human Therapeutic Use
    Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology [Curr. Top. Microbiol. Immunol.], vol. 240, pp. 119-138, 1999

  3. Transgenic Plants as Edible Vaccines
    Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology [Curr. Top. Microbiol. Immunol.], vol. 240, pp. 159-176, 1999

  4. A humanized monoclonal antibody produced in transgenic plants for immunoprotection of the vagina against genital herpes
    Nature Biotechnology [Nat. Biotechnol.], vol. 16, no. 13, pp. 1361-1364, Dec 1998

  5. Immunogenicity in humans of a recombinant bacterial antigen delivered in a transgenic potato
    Nature Medicine [Nat. Med.], vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 607-609, May 1998

  6. Efficacy of a food plant-based oral cholera toxin B subunit vaccine
    Nature Biotechnology [Nat. Biotechnol.], vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 292-297, Mar 1998

  7. Transgenic plants: Environmentally safe factories of the future
    Trends in Genetics [TRENDS GENET.], vol. 13, no. 9, p.348, Sep 1997

  8. Expression of the rabies virus glycoprotein in transgenic tomatoes
    BIO/TECHNOLOGY, vol. 13, no. 13, pp. 1484-1487, 1995

  9. Transgenic plants as vaccine production systems
    Trends in Biotechnology [TRENDS BIOTECHNOL.], vol. 13, no. 9, pp. 388-392, 1995

  10. Expression of hepatitis B surface antigen in transgenic plants.
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA [PROC. NATL. ACAD. SCI. USA.], vol. 89, no. 24, pp. 11745-11749, 1992

  11. A plant-derived edible vaccine against hepatitis B virus
    FASEB Journal [FASEB J.], vol. 13, no. 13, p. 1796-1799, Oct 1999