Production of plant compounds with antiviral activities to cure diseases is a most significant approach in medical science from ancient time, Plant Biotechnology historically have offered a myriad of possibilities to treat human diseases. Modern pharmacotherapy includes several drugs whose active compounds were initially discovered in plants, and various medicinal plants including weeds are still under investigation in the hope to find a new functionally active compound that can be used as therapeutics, such as vaccines. In the current pandemic caused by the Coronavirus,
Plant biotechnology also benefits from the unique advantages of plants for the expression of protein.
𝐅𝐨𝐫 𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐢𝐧𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐧 𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐭 𝐁𝐢𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐜𝐡𝐧𝐨𝐥𝐨𝐠𝐲, 𝐟𝐞𝐞𝐥 𝐟𝐫𝐞𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐜𝐮𝐬𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐞𝐱𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐭𝐬, Dr.Parul Chowdhury, Assistant Professor, M.Sc., PhD from National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR), New Delhi