Production of pharmaceuticals in plant tissue culture


Grant Data
Project Title
Production of pharmaceuticals in plant tissue culture
Principal Investigator
Dr Brown, Geoffrey Duncan   (Principal investigator)
Duration
24
Start Date
1995-09-01
Completion Date
1997-08-31
Amount
180000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
HKU Project Code
94-III-2
Grant Type
Biotechnology Research Institute Research Grants
Funding Year
1994/1995
Status
Completed
Objectives
To produce two modern pharmaceuticals of plant origin, artemisinin from Artemisia annua and taxol from Taxus brevifosia, by means of plant tissue culture.