Published in Immunotherapy Weekly, July 26th, 2006
According to a study from China, "To date, many recombinant proteins have been expressed in Bombyx mori cells or silkworm larvae, apart from in pupae. Silkworm pupae may be more suitable for the expression of heterologous proteins as a bioreactor. If maintained at an appropriate temperature, silkworm pupae could be inoculated with recombinant baculovirus for the expression of a protein of interest. In this study, human granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor was successfully expressed in silkworm pupae using...
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