Viral proteins are often difficult to express in bacterial expression systems due to misfolding or missing glycosylation. The eukaryotic expression system LEXSY is especially well-suited for the expression of viral proteins with correct folding and antigen activity (see Figure 1 and Table 1).
|Hepatitis C core protein||Bolhassani et al., 2017|
|Hepatitis C E1E2 complex||Grzyb et al., 2016|
|Hepatitis C sHBsAg protein||Czarnota et al., 2016|
|Hendra attachment protein||Fischer et al., 2016|
|Hepatitis E capsid protein||Baechlein et al., 2013|
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