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biotechnology drug products Cheat Sheet (DRAFT) by

This is a draft cheat sheet. It is a work in progress and is not finished yet.


Recomb­inant proteins - fastest growing class of pharma­ceu­ticals.
ie. recomb­inant human insulin
-large , complex and unstable


IG- glycop­rotien antibodies
Polyclonal serun IgG -passive immunity
mAbs-purified antibodies that bind to single epitope on an antigen.
-from mouse hybridoma cells form transgenic mice
- to target CANCER cells & AUTOIMMUNE Dx
- act as antagonist by binding to antigen and or by binding to cell surface markers on target cells -->cell death by
antibo­dy-­dep­endent cell mediated cytoto­xicity & comple­men­t-d­epe­ndent cytoto­xicity
-umab - human
-ximab- chimeric
-zumab - humanized