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Technology Feature | Protein expression, revisited

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Science  16 Nov 2018:
Vol. 362, Issue 6416, pp. 846
DOI: 10.1126/science.362.6416.846-b

Summary

An integral tool in biological research, protein expression is increasingly important as a pharmaceutical production mechanism for biological therapeutics. The ability to direct the ultimate nature of proteins depends largely on the degree of control researchers have over the final product. The combination of old technologies—such as artificial enzymes—and new next-generation expression systems is revitalizing protein expression protocols.