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Tomato vaccine - Comments

Scientists  from  the  Institute  of Biochemistry of Plants (Irkutsk), Institute  of Chemical Biology and Scientific Centre of Virusology and Biotechnology ("Vector") (Novosibirsk) devised eatable transgenic tomatoes that can serve as vaccines against Hepatitis and AIDS.This vaccines  have  already  been  tested  on  animals  and  yielded positive results. Scientist say that they will need a few years of  clinical  tests  and  some hundreds of thousands of dollars before vegetable vaccines will be put into production.

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