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Stoger, E; Ma, JK; Fischer, R; Christou, P.
(2005): Sowing the seeds of success: pharmaceutical proteins from plants.
Curr Opin Biotechnol. 2005; 16(2):167-173 FullText FullText_BOKU

Abstract:
Among the many plant-based production systems that have been developed for pharmaceutical proteins, seeds have the useful advantage of accumulating proteins in a relatively small volume and in a stable environment in which they are protected from degradation. Several seed crops, including cereals, grain legumes and oilseeds, have been explored as production platforms, and the first commercial products - all technical proteins and enzymes - have already reached the market. Recent studies have explored the use of seeds for the production of pharmaceutical proteins, particularly replacement human proteins, recombinant antibodies and (oral) vaccines.
Authors BOKU Wien:
Stöger Eva
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