Insect cells as hosts for the expression of recombinant glycoproteins

@article{Altmann2004InsectCA,
  title={Insect cells as hosts for the expression of recombinant glycoproteins},
  author={Friedrich Altmann and Erika Staudacher and Iain B. H. Wilson and Leopold M{\"a}rz},
  journal={Glycoconjugate Journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={16},
  pages={109-123}
}
Baculovirus-mediated expression in insect cells has become well-established for the production of recombinant glycoproteins. Its frequent use arises from the relative ease and speed with which a heterologous protein can be expressed on the laboratory scale and the high chance of obtaining a biologically active protein. In addition to Spodoptera frugiperda Sf9 cells, which are probably the most widely used insect cell line, other mainly lepidopteran cell lines are exploited for protein… 
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