2012 MAR 21 -- According to the authors of a study from San Luis Potosi, Mexico, "Transgenic plants serve as attractive systems for the production and delivery of subunit vaccines, thus expression of an enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) antigen in an edible plant may lead to the development of a viable oral vaccine against cholera and ETEC diarrhea. In this study, expression of the heat labile toxin B subunit (LTB) from ETEC was performed in lettuce, and its immunological characterization was investigated."
"A total of 27 independent transgenic lines were established following Agrobacterium-mediated transformation. Selected lettuce lines were...
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