alexa Plant Made Pharmaceuticals For Developing Countries
ISSN: 2332-0877

Journal of Infectious Diseases & Therapy
Open Access

OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading
Loading Please wait..
 

4th International Congress on Infectious Diseases
May 11-12, 2017 Barcelona, Spain

Kathleen Hefferon
University of Toronto, Canada
Posters & Accepted Abstracts: J Infect Dis Ther
DOI: 10.4172/2332-0877-C1-024
Abstract
Plant made biologics have elicited much attention over recent years for their potential to assist those in developing countries who have poor access to modern medicine. Vaccines and other biopharmaceuticals derived from plants are inexpensive, lack refrigeration requirements and can be produced en masse in a relatively short period of time. Pharmaceuticals developed in this fashion could be utilized for functions ranging from defense against infectious diseases that have pandemic potential, such as influenza or Ebola virus, to combating orphan diseases which are poorly funded yet remain paramount to global health in their respective endemic regions. Biopharmaceuticals have been generated via a number of plant production platforms, including stable expression in transgenic plants, suspension cell cultures and hairy roots, as well as transiently through the use of plant virus expression vector technologies. The presentation will provide an overview of plant-derived pharmaceuticals and will conclude with a projection of the impact they could have for developing countries.
Biography

Email: [email protected]

image PDF   |   image HTML
 

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords