Plants as Factories for Protein Production / Edition 1

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This exciting volume Plants as Factories for Protein Production, edited by Drs. Elizabeth E. Hood and John A. Howard, contains chapters by experts in the field of molecular farming. The information within addresses the leading plant systems for recombinant protein production, as well as the progress being made in leading product categories - human pharmaceuticals, animal health, and industrial enzymes. More importantly, the book includes chapters that address the hot topics of production, containment, regulatory, and legal aspects that are quickly coming to the forefront of the industry. This most timely text is appropriate for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows, as well as being a key text for faculty, pharmaceutical producers, and industrial enzyme users.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402008436
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 10/31/2002
  • Edition description: 2002
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 0.63 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Molecular Farming; J.A. Howard, E.E. Hood. Part I: Plant Production Systems. Viral Vector Expression of Foreign Proteins in Plants; L.K. Grill, et al. Alfalfa, A Perennial Source of Recombinant Proteins; L.-P. Vézina, et al. Plant Molecular Farming: Using Oleosin Partitioning Technology in Oilseeds; M.M. Moloney. Part II: Recombinant Protein Products From Plants. Human Pharmaceuticals Products in Plants; J.W. Larrick, et al. Animal Health; J.M. Jilka, S.J. Streatfield. Industrial Proteins Produced From Transgenic Plants; E.E. Hood, S.L. Woodard. Part III: Production issues. Choice of Crop Species and Development of Transgenic Product Lines; D.E. Delaney. Production of Recombinant Proteins from Transgenic Crops; Z. Nikolov, D. Hammes. Regulatory Considerations in a Changing Environment; D. Emlay. A Warehouse of Ideas: Developing and Using Intellectual Property; P.A. Sweeney. Index.

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