Overview of tag protein fusions: from molecular and biochemical fundamentals to commercial systems

@article{Terpe2002OverviewOT,
  title={Overview of tag protein fusions: from molecular and biochemical fundamentals to commercial systems},
  author={Kay Terpe},
  journal={Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology},
  year={2002},
  volume={60},
  pages={523-533}
}
  • K. Terpe
  • Published 2002
  • Biology
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
Abstract. In response to the rapidly growing field of proteomics, the use of recombinant proteins has increased greatly in recent years. Recombinant hybrids containing a polypeptide fusion partner, termed affinity tag, to facilitate the purification of the target polypeptides are widely used. Many different proteins, domains, or peptides can be fused with the target protein. The advantages of using fusion proteins to facilitate purification and detection of recombinant proteins are well… 

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