Scientists develop tobacco plants that can fight malaria

02/17/2012 | (China)

Israeli researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have genetically altered tobacco plants to produce artemisin, a compound from the sweet wormwood plant that can fight drug-resistant malaria. The tobacco plants are being sold by Hebrew University's Yissum Research Development Company.

View Full Article in: (China)

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Assistant General Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel
South San Francisco, CA
Senior Analyst Compliance
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Legal Counsel
Fort Worth, TX
Director, Senior Legal Counsel
Fort Worth, TX
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Office of the Chief Counsel
Silver Spring, MD, MD