Molecular Farming: Plant-Made Pharmaceuticals and Technical Proteins
Copyright © 2004 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA
Editor(s): Rainer Fischer, Stefan Schillberg
Published Online: 6 JUN 2005
Print ISBN: 9783527307869
Online ISBN: 9783527603633
About this Book
Here, authors from academia and industry provide an exciting overview of current production technologies and the fascinating possibilities for future applications. Topics include chloroplast-derived antibodies, biopharmaceuticals and edible vaccines, production of antibodies in plants and plant cell suspension cultures, production of spider silk proteins in plants, and glycosylation of plant produced proteins. The whole is rounded off by chapters on the demands and expectations made on molecular farming by pharmaceutical corporations and the choice of crop species in improving recombinant protein levels.
Of interest to biotechnologists, gene technologists, molecular biologists and protein biochemists in university as well as the biotechnological and pharmaceutical industries.