Volume 2, Issue 2, May 2017, Page: 75-84
Recent Progress in Biopharmaceutical Drugs Research and Development
K. T. Karunakaran, MM Biolabs Pvt Ltd, Bangalore, India
Received: Nov. 17, 2016;       Accepted: Jan. 13, 2017;       Published: Jan. 24, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmb.20170202.15      View  2448      Downloads  108
Abstract
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.
Keywords
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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