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Gram quantities of GNA lectin, PHA-E lectin and Bt toxin produced in microorganisms

In order to provide sufficient recombinant protein for food safety assessments, methods were developed for the high level expression and large-scale purification of recombinant protein in Pichia pastoris and Eshericia coli.

Methods were developed for the production of two lectins, GNA and PHA-E and a Bt protein cryIA(b).

Gram quantities of the proteins were produced and their authentic biologicalm activity was confirmed.

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Scottish Crop Research Institute
Scottish Crop Research Institute
DD2 5DA Dundee
United Kingdom
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