Protalix BioTherapeutics to Present at Oppenheimer's 24th Annual Healthcare Conference

Protalix BioTherapeutics to Present at Oppenheimer's 24th Annual Healthcare

CARMIEL, Israel, Dec. 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Protalix BioTherapeutics,
Inc. (NYSE MKT:PLX) (TASE:PLX), announced today that Dr. David Aviezer, the
Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at Oppenheimer's
24^th Annual Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 10:05 AM
ET. The conference will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in New York City on
December 10-11, 2013. A live webcast of the presentation will be available at on the event calendar page. A replay will be archived and
available after the conclusion of the presentation for 30 days.

About Protalix

Protalix is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and
commercialization of recombinant therapeutic proteins expressed through its
proprietary plant cell-based expression system, ProCellEx®. Protalix's unique
expression system presents a proprietary method for developing recombinant
proteins in a cost-effective, industrial-scale manner. Protalix's first
product manufactured by ProCellEx, taliglucerase alfa, was approved for
marketing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in May 2012, by
Israel'sMinistry of HealthinSeptember 2012, by theBrazilian National
Health Surveillance Agency(ANVISA) inMarch 2013, by theMexican Federal
Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risk (COFEPRIS) inApril 2013,
and by the regulatory authorities of other countries.Marketing applications
for taliglucerase alfa have been filed in additional territories as well.
Protalix has partnered withPfizer Inc.for the worldwide development and
commercialization of taliglucerase alfa, excludingIsraelandBrazil, where
Protalix retains full rights. Protalix's development pipeline also includes
the following product candidates: PRX-102, a modified version of the
recombinant human alpha-GAL-A protein for the treatment of Fabry disease;
PRX-112, an orally-delivered glucocerebrosidase enzyme that is produced and
encapsulated within carrot cells, also for the treatment of Gaucher disease;
pr-antiTNF, a similar plant cell version of etanercept (Enbrel®) for the
treatment of certain immune and inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatoid
arthritis, Chrohn's disease, colitis, psoriasis and other autoimmune and
inflammatory disorders; PRX-110 for the treatment of Cystic Fibrosis; PRX-107
for the treatment of emphysema due to hereditary alpha1-antitrypsin
deficiency; and others.

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         The Trout Group, LLC

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         MacDougall Biomedical Communications
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