Milestones in Drug Therapy

Recombinant Protein Drugs

Editors: Buckel, P. (Ed.)

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Recombinant protein drugs are intimately associated with the impressive success story of the Biotech Industry during the past thirty years, some of them belonging to the most successful pharmaceutical products. More than thirty different proteins are available for a variety of clinical applications, over 300 proteins are presently being evaluated in clinical trials. In this new volume of the MDT series, historical, technical and clinical aspects of recombinant protein drug discovery and development are presented, covering past, present and future highlights. Leading scientists and co-founders of early Biotech companies describe technical breakthroughs and the fascinating story of pioneering discoveries, as well as the long way of translating them into products and business. Therefore, this book represents an exciting documentation of the beginning of a new era in the pharmaceutical industry. In addition, scientists from basic research, clinic and industry actively involved in new developments discuss...

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Recombinant interferon - the 20th anniversary

    Weissmann, Charles

    Pages 3-41

  • Combining science and business: from recombinant DNA to vaccines against hepatitis B virus

    Hofschneider, Peter Hans (et al.)

    Pages 43-64

  • Clotting factors VIII and IX

    Brownlee, George G. (et al.)

    Pages 67-88

  • Colony-stimulating factors: altering the practice of oncology

    Welte, Karl (et al.)

    Pages 89-106

  • Tissue-type plasminogen activator: helping patients with acute myocardial infarction

    Collen, Désiré (et al.)

    Pages 107-126

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Recombinant Protein Drugs
Editors
  • P. Buckel
Series Title
Milestones in Drug Therapy
Copyright
2001
Publisher
Birkhäuser Basel
Copyright Holder
Birkhäuser Verlag
eBook ISBN
978-3-0348-8346-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-0348-8346-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-7643-5904-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-0348-9527-9
Series ISSN
2296-6056
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 207
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