Development of extracellular production system of recombinant proteins in recombinant Escherichia coli
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Published: 10 October 2006
Escherichia coli has been the workhorse for the production of various recombinant proteins and metabolites because of the availability of well established technologies for genetic manipulation and cultivation. Various strategies have been employed for the development of E. coli strains which are able to efficiently produce recombinant proteins [1, 2]. Extracellular production of recombinant proteins has advantages over secretion into the periplasm . Extracellular production does not require outer membrane disruption to recover target proteins, and therefore, it avoids intracellular proteolysis by periplasmic proteases and allows continuous production of recombinant proteins, and new approaches for the extracellular production of recombinant proteins in E coli are discussed.
We developed new approaches for the extracellular production of recombinant proteins in E. coli by using one of the outer membrane proteins as a partner.
This work was supported by the Korean Systems Biology Research Grant (M10309020000-03B5002-00000) from the Ministry of Science and Technology, Regional Innovation System (RIS) from the Korean Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Energy, the Brain Korea 21 program of the Ministry of Education and LG Chem. Chair Professorship
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