Artelis president Jose Castilo believes that the record MAb yield from CHO cells grown in its iCELLis bioreactor shows the platform could shift the paradigm for the "production of recombinant proteins.”
Baxter has successfully produced H5N1 influenza vaccine in African
green monkey kidney cells in quantities sufficient for clinical
testing, according to an article published in The New England
Journal of Medicine.
A new consortium in Scotland is to develop a new 3D cell assay for
use in drug discovery and for safety evaluation prior to clinical
trials, in the hope of cutting costs and reducing the use of
animals for testing.
The small but fast-growing biopharmaceutical ingredients (BPI)
business of Denmark's Novozymes, the leading manufacturer of
industrial enzymes worldwide, delivered a strong performance in
2007, with sales rising 67 per cent despite...