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Biopharming / What is biopharming?

Biopharming, also known as plant molecular farming, refers to the use of genetically modified plants to produce a wide range of pharmaceuticals, including therapeutic proteins, monoclonal antibodies and vaccines to treat cancer, inflammatory diseases and other life-threatening or debilitating conditions.

These products are termed plant-made pharmaceuticals. They belong to a class of pharmaceuticals known more generally as “biologics” or “biopharmaceuticals,” as they are derived from living organisms.

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We hope you will find this information helpful in understanding biopharming and the power of plants to make important medicines more accessible to patients worldwide.

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