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richard.harth@asu.edu
Arizona State University

Tobacco

Caption: Transgenic tobacco plant is used to produced human butyrylcholinesterase -- a bioscavenger that helps clear acetylcholine from the nervous system.

Credit: The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University

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