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Enhancing CHO by Mammalian Systems Biotechnology (eCHO systems)


Integration of proteomic and post-translational data

Analysis of proteomic and post-translational data sets and development of cellular systems models including secretion and glycosylation.

Effects of lncRNAs

Determination of the role of long non-coding RNA in CHO and application to models.

High throughput screens for gene function and engineered CHO chassis designed for improved recombinant protein yields

Manipulation of key target genes to generate new CHO chassis validated under industrial conditions

Final Report

Final Report delivered to EC

Omics-datasets distributed

Large omics datasets published and available to the scientific community

Enhancing translational rates and protein synthesis

Establishment of CHO cell lines with enhanced translational and protein synthesis capacity


At least 2 peer reviewed publications from each ESR

Mid Term review meeting

Meeting with fellows, members of consortium and REA representative to assess the work progress and achievements

Transcriptional and genomic cross-effects

Determination of gene copy number variation/mutations and models describing transcriptional regulation and control.

Training complete

All NTA courses held at each hosting university partner

Appointment of SAB

Supervisory Board committee members selected

Searching for OpenAIRE data...


A reference genome of the Chinese hamster based on a hybrid assembly strategy

Published in: ISSN 0006-3592
DOI: 10.1002/bit.26722

Glyco-engineered CHO cell lines producing alpha-1-antitrypsin and C1 esterase inhibitor with fully humanized N-glycosylation profiles

Author(s): Thomas Amann, Anders Holmgaard Hansen, Stefan Kol, Henning Gram Hansen, Johnny Arnsdorf, Saranya Nallapareddy, Bjørn Voldborg, Gyun Min Lee, Mikael Rørdam Andersen, Helene Faustrup Kildegaard
Published in: Metabolic Engineering, Issue 52, 2019, Page(s) 143-152, ISSN 1096-7176
DOI: 10.1016/j.ymben.2018.11.014

Engineering of the cellular translational machinery and non-coding RNAs to enhance CHO cell growth, recombinant product yields and quality

Author(s): Davide Vito, C Mark Smales
Published in: Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering, Issue 22, 2018, Page(s) 199-208, ISSN 2211-3398
DOI: 10.1016/j.coche.2018.11.002

Application of a curated genome-scale metabolic model of CHO DG44 to an industrial fed-batch process

Author(s): Cyrielle Calmels, Andréa McCann, Laetitia Malphettes, Mikael Rørdam Andersen
Published in: Metabolic Engineering, Issue 51, 2019, Page(s) 9-19, ISSN 1096-7176
DOI: 10.1016/j.ymben.2018.09.009

Differential Phosphoproteomic Analysis of Recombinant Chinese Hamster Ovary Cells Following Temperature Shift

Author(s): Michael Henry, Martin Power, Prashant Kaushik, Orla Coleman, Martin Clynes, Paula Meleady
Published in: Journal of Proteome Research, Issue 16/7, 2017, Page(s) 2339-2358, ISSN 1535-3893
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.6b00868

RTN3 Is a Novel Cold-Induced Protein and Mediates Neuroprotective Effects of RBM3

Author(s): Amandine Bastide, Diego Peretti, John R.P. Knight, Stefano Grosso, Ruth V. Spriggs, Xavier Pichon, Thomas Sbarrato, Anne Roobol, Jo Roobol, Davide Vito, Martin Bushell, Tobias von der Haar, C. Mark Smales, Giovanna R. Mallucci, Anne E. Willis
Published in: Current Biology, 2017, ISSN 0960-9822
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.01.047

Improving the secretory capacity of Chinese hamster ovary cells by ectopic expression of effector genes: Lessons learned and future directions

Author(s): Henning Gram Hansen, Nuša Pristovšek, Helene Faustrup Kildegaard, Gyun Min Lee
Published in: Biotechnology Advances, Issue 35/1, 2017, Page(s) 64-76, ISSN 0734-9750
DOI: 10.1016/j.biotechadv.2016.11.008

Ultra-deep next generation mitochondrial genome sequencing reveals widespread heteroplasmy in Chinese hamster ovary cells

Author(s): Paul S. Kelly, Colin Clarke, Alan Costello, Craig Monger, Justine Meiller, Heena Dhiman, Nicole Borth, Michael J. Betenbaugh, Martin Clynes, Niall Barron
Published in: Metabolic Engineering, 2017, ISSN 1096-7176
DOI: 10.1016/j.ymben.2017.02.001

Systematic Evaluation of Site-Specific Recombinant Gene Expression for Programmable Mammalian Cell Engineering

Author(s): Nuša Pristovšek, Saranya Nallapareddy, Lise Marie Grav, Hooman Hefzi, Nathan E. Lewis, Peter Rugbjerg, Henning Gram Hansen, Gyun Min Lee, Mikael Rørdam Andersen, Helene Faustrup Kildegaard
Published in: ACS Synthetic Biology, Issue 8/4, 2019, Page(s) 758-774, ISSN 2161-5063
DOI: 10.1021/acssynbio.8b00453

A Bioinformatics Pipeline for the Identification of CHO Cell Differential Gene Expression from RNA-Seq Data

Author(s): Craig Monger, Krishna Motheramgari, John McSharry, Niall Barron, Colin Clarke
Published in: Heterologous Protein Production in CHO Cells, Issue 1603, 2017, Page(s) 169-186
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-6972-2_11

Phosphopeptide Enrichment and LC-MS/MS Analysis to Study the Phosphoproteome of Recombinant Chinese Hamster Ovary Cells

Author(s): Michael Henry, Orla Coleman, Prashant, Martin Clynes, Paula Meleady
Published in: Heterologous Protein Production in CHO Cells, Issue 1603, 2017, Page(s) 195-208
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-6972-2_13