Posts made in September, 2014

Drug given to American Ebola patients is produced in Kentucky using tobacco plants

Posted by on Sep 3, 2014 in Activities, News | 0 comments

              Tobacco plants grown in greenhouses at Kentucky BioProcessing in Owensboro were “infected” with a protein, which the plants then reproduced, that is turned into a serum to fight the Ebola virus. PHOTO PROVIDED     BY JANET PATTON jpatton1@herald-leader.com August 4, 2014 The drug being credited with potentially saving the lives of two American missionaries infected with the deadly Ebola virus was produced in Owensboro. The...

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