Industrial Synthesis

Today many important protein drugs (e.g. growth hormone, erythropoetin, insulin) are produced in living cells. To facilitate easy purification, the proteins are provided with a signal peptide causing them to be secreted out of the cell.
For scale-up production, cells are grown in bioreactors.

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