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Genetic engineering transforms tobacco plant into an antimalaria drug factory - Science Magazine

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http://news.google.com - Genetic engineering transforms tobacco plant into an antimalaria drug factoryScience MagazineTobacco, the plant responsible for the most preventable deaths worldwide, may soon become the primary weapon against one of the world's deadliest diseases. Researchers have engineered tobacco plants to produce the chemical precursor to artemisinin, ...