Journal article

Recombinant insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) production in Super-CHO results in the expression of IGF-I receptor and IGF binding protein 3

NA Sunstrom, M Baig, L Cheng, DP Sugyiono, P Gray

CYTOTECHNOLOGY | SPRINGER | Published : 1998

Abstract

Previously, we described the genetic construction Super- CHO, a cell line capable of autocrine growth under fully defined protein-free conditions. Super-CHO cells constitutively express insulin growth factor-I (IGF-I) and transferrin in sufficient amounts to support long-term, stable growth without the addition of exogenous growth factors, thus making it an ideal host for the production of recombinant biopharmaceuticals. although IGF-I has been successfully expressed in Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) cells, the long term effects of recombinant IGF-I expression have not been explored. In particular, the expression of the endogenous IGF-I receptor in response to IGF-I production has not been repo..

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