alexa Strategies for high-level recombinant protein expression in transgenic microalgae: a review.
Engineering

Engineering

Global Journal of Technology and Optimization

Author(s): Potvin G, Zhang Z

Abstract Share this page

Abstract Microalgae represent the 'best of both worlds', combining the high growth rate and ease of cultivation of microorganisms with the ability to perform post-transcriptional and post-translational modifications of plants. The development of economically viable microalgal expression systems is, however, hindered by low recombinant protein yields. Although there are still many obstacles to overcome before microalgae become standard expression systems, considerable progress has been made in recent years in regards to elucidating the causes for these low yields and in the development of strategies to improve them. Transgenes have successfully been expressed in both nuclear and chloroplast microalgal genomes, although at economically viable levels only in the latter. The present review describes recent progress in genetic manipulation of microalgae, outlines strategies to increase protein yields and presents some interesting avenues of research that remain to be explored. Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. This article was published in Biotechnol Adv and referenced in Global Journal of Technology and Optimization

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords