plantibody

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plan·ti·bod·y

 (plăn′tĭ-bŏd′ē)
n. pl. plan·ti·bod·ies
An engineered mammalian antibody produced in plant cells by the proliferation of a plant virus into which the antibody's genetic material has been introduced.

[Blend of plant and antibody.]
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The other plant-derived antibody currently in phase II clinical trials is CaroRx, a chimeric secretory IgA/G produced in transgenic tobacco plants.