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Washington, D.C.  20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): January 26, 2012




Protalix BioTherapeutics, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Florida   001-33357   65-0643773

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

  (Commission File Number)  

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


2 Snunit Street    
Science Park, POB 455    
Carmiel, Israel   20100
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code +972-4-988-9488

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)




Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):


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Item 7.01.  Regulation FD Disclosure

On January 26, 2012, Protalix BioTherapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that new clinical data on taliglucerase alfa will be presented at the 8th Annual Meeting of the Lysosomal Disease Network: WORLD Symposium 2012 being held February 8-10 in San Diego, California.

A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1.

The information contained in Item 7.01 of this report and in Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

Item 9.01.  Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d)           Exhibits

99.1           Press release dated January 26, 2012






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.




Date: January 26, 2012 By:         /s/ David Aviezer, Ph.D.  

Name:   David Aviezer, Ph.D.

Title:     President and Chief Executive Officer