Biopharmaceuticals — From Animals or Plants?

///Biopharmaceuticals — From Animals or Plants?

Biopharmaceuticals — From Animals or Plants?

Gill Langley

Human insulin and growth hormone, launched commercially in the early 1980s, were among the first therapeutic proteins produced from genetically engineered bacteria and cell cultures. Today, 34 protein-based biopharmaceuticals are on the market, ranging from various interferons, tissue plasminogen activator and erythropoietin, to hepatitis B antigen and blood-clotting factors VIII and IX.
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