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Transgenic Plants: A Production System for Industrial and Pharmaceutical Proteins

Edited By: MRL Owen and J Pen

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Dec 1996 | #55920 | ISBN: 0471964441
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Hardback | Dec 1996 | #55919 | ISBN: 0471964433
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Describes how transgenic plants can be used as a system for heterologous protein production and gives a number of examples of different proteins that have already been successfully produced in research and commercial contexts.


Partial table of contents: FUNDAMENTAL ASPECTS IN THE PRODUCTION OF RECOMBINANT PROTEINS IN PLANTS. Expression in Plants. The Production of Recombinant Glycoproteins with Defined Non-Immunogenic Glycans. Downstream Processing of Proteins from Transgenic Plants. Comparison of Host Systems for the Production of Recombinant Proteins. Transgene Stability. EXAMPLES. Industrial Enzymes. Pharmaceutical Proteins. COMMERCIALIZATION. Patents and Biotechnology. Commercialization of Phytase-Containing Seed. Index.

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