Chapter 4. Proteins and Peptides as Drugs: Sources and Methods of Purification

  1. Prof. Dr. H.-J. Rehm2 and
  2. Dr. G. Reed3
  1. Stuart E. Builder,
  2. Robert L. Garnick,
  3. James C. Hodgdon and
  4. John R. Ogez

Published Online: 7 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch4b

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

How to Cite

Builder, S. E., Garnick, R. L., Hodgdon, J. C. and Ogez, J. R. (2001) Proteins and Peptides as Drugs: Sources and Methods of Purification, in Biotechnology Set, Second Edition (eds H.-J. Rehm and G. Reed), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch4b

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institut für Mikrobiologie, Universität Münster, Corrensstraße 3, D-4400 Münster

  2. 3

    2131 N. Summit Ave., Apartment #304, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1347, USA

Author Information

  1. South San Francisco, CA 94080, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527257621

Online ISBN: 9783527620999



  • historical;
  • polypeptide;
  • antibodies;
  • medicinal;
  • postmenopausal


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Proteins and Polypeptides Derived from Animal and Plant Tissue Sources

  • Polypeptides and Proteins from Conventional Fermentation and Cell Culture Sources

  • Peptide Drugs Derived from Chemical Synthesis

  • Proteins and Peptides from Recombinant Fermentation

  • Semisynthetics and Conjugated Molecules

  • References