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Name: Yash
Status: Student
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Date: April 2005


Question:
Can we immunize plants from any particular microbe.?



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By definition, you can only immunize organisms that are capable of synthesizing antibodies. Antibodies are complex proteins (approximately 10,000 times the size of a water molecule) that are made by white blood cells and as far as we know, only vertebrates are capable of developing white blood cells capable of making antibodies.

Ron Baker, Ph.D.



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