Web Date: April 30, 2012
Polymer Protects Proteins
Protein-based drugs can quickly lose activity during transport and storage. To prolong the proteins’ activity, drug firms add stabilizers, including polyethylene glycol and trehalose, a disaccharide that some organisms use to protect themselves from dehydration.
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