Recent Progress in Biopharmaceutical Drugs Research and Development
International Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology
Volume 2, Issue 2, May 2017, Pages: 75-84
Received: Nov. 17, 2016; Accepted: Jan. 13, 2017; Published: Jan. 24, 2017
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K. T. Karunakaran, MM Biolabs Pvt Ltd, Bangalore, India
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Advances in human health biology and disease have opened up exciting new possibilities for potential new treatments and cures to meet patient needs. Our understanding of these molecular principles has revealed the existence of many regulatory molecules or proteins with medical significance. These proteins are produced naturally within the body only in minute quantities. Developments in recombinant DNA technology and hybridoma technology facilitate the large-scale production of protein of medical interest and are called biopharmaceuticals. This articles attempts to provide an overview of the recombinant biopharmaceutical products available in the market and their contribution towards improving human health. Latest developments within each sectors of biopharmaceuticals is highlighted to provide a greater focus upon actual commercial products thus far manufactured and approved.
Biopharmaceuticals, Recombinant Proteins, Monoclonal Antibodies, Growth Factors, Hormones, Blood Factors, Cytokines and Interferons, & Vaccines
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K. T. Karunakaran, Recent Progress in Biopharmaceutical Drugs Research and Development, International Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2017, pp. 75-84. doi: 10.11648/j.ijmb.20170202.15
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