Herskovits, Zara
August 2003
Discover;Aug2003, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p11
Reports that munching on bacteria could be a way to stimulate the immune system according to biologist Simon Cutting of the Royal Holloway University of London, England. Bacteria genetically altered by Cutting to produce harmless fragments of the toxin produced by tetanus; Efficacy of the engineered bacteria against tetanus; Implication of edible vaccines for immunization programs.


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