Impacts of glycans attached to therapeutic glycoproteins = 의약용 당단백질에 부가된 당사슬의 중요성

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Title
Impacts of glycans attached to therapeutic glycoproteins = 의약용 당단백질에 부가된 당사슬의 중요성
Author(s)
Seong Hun KimOh Suk KwonDoo-Byoung Oh
Bibliographic Citation
Journal of Plant Biotechnology, vol. 37, no. 3, pp. 292-304
Publication Year
2010
Abstract
High value-added therapeutic proteins have been leading the biologics industry and occupied major portion of the market. More than 60% of the currently available protein therapeutics are glycoproteins attached with glycans which play crucial roles for the protein folding, therapeutic efficacy, in vivo half-life and immunogenecity. This review introduces the process of glycosylation and the impacts of glycans in the aspects of therapeutics. The important glycan structures in therapeutic performances were also summarized focusing on three representative categories of glycoproteins, cytokines, therapeutic antibody and enzyme. Currently, mammalian expression systems such as Chinese hamster ovary cells are preferred for the production of therapeutic glycoproteins due to their ability to synthesize glycans having similar structures with human type glycans. However, recent advances of plant glycoengineering to overcome the limitation originating from different glycan structures will soon allow to develop more efficient and economic plant-based production systems for therapeutic glycoproteins.
ISSN
1229-2818
Publisher
South Korea
DOI
http://dx.doi.org/10.5010/JPB.2010.37.3.292
Type
Article
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Jeonbuk Branch Institute > Microbial Biotechnology Research Center > 1. Journal Articles
Division of Bio Technology Innovation > SME Support Center > 1. Journal Articles
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