Category Archives: Cape Bio Pharms

News24 coverage: Cape Bio Pharms – CT biotech lab uses plants to create antigens for Covid-19

Cape Bio Pharms, a spin-off company of the Biopharming Research Unit at the University of Cape Town, has partnered with international biotech companies to address the global accessibility problem for affordable reagents and rapid COVID-19 serology testing. Using plants to produce the antigens and antibodies required for rapid diagnostic test kits, Plants Against Corona initiative,&nbspREAD MORE >

Cape Talk coverage: Cape Bio Pharms – using tobacco’s cousin to fight COVID-19

Cape Bio Pharms, a spin-off company of the Biopharming Research Unit at the University of Cape Town, has partnered with international biotech companies to address the global accessibility problem for affordable reagents and rapid COVID-19 serology testing. Using plants to produce the antigens and antibodies required for rapid diagnostic test kits, Plants Against Corona initiative,&nbspREAD MORE >

TimesLIVE coverage: Cape Bio Pharms – Cape company turns to tobacco plant in search for Covid-19 antigen

Cape Bio Pharms, a spin-off company of the biopharming research unit at the University of Cape Town, partnered international biotech companies in the Plants Against Corona initiative. The company sourced the gene sequences for SARS-CoV-2 to develop antigen constructs that could speed up production of antigens, globally. To read the full article, click here.

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