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molecular farming

Transgenic plants or transgenic animals that are grown to produce proteins and other industrial compounds for a variety of uses, such as pharmaceuticals, vaccines, industrial enzymes, blood thinners, blood clotters, growth hormones, topical contraceptives, bioplastics, etc.
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  • biopharming
  • molecular pharming
  • biofarming
  • phytomanufacturing
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