By Rodney J. Y. Ho

Biotechnology and Biopharmaceuticals: reworking Proteins and Genes into medications defines biotechnology from the point of view of prescribed drugs. the 1st part specializes in the method of remodeling a biologic macromolecule right into a healing agent, whereas the second one part presents a quick review of every classification of macromolecule with admire to physiological position and medical software. extra aspect can also be supplied within the moment part for every FDA licensed, recombinantly derived biopharmaceutical for every class of macromolecule. the ultimate part seems to be to the longer term and the recent advances that may increase our skill to strengthen new macromolecules into potent biopharmaceuticals. This final part discusses quite a few drug supply ideas whereas additionally describing gene and mobile treatment options.

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