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Cholera

12 July 2007

More than just a grain of rice

Japanese researchers have developed a new type of rice that could protect against cholera.

Japanese researchers have developed a new type of rice that could protect against cholera.

The study and findings
The researchers produced engineered rice with a part of the cholera toxin protein in the grains. They fed mice the powered rice grain, later when fed the whole cholera toxin they did not get sick.

 

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