Lesson Code: BPU-800. Introduces biopharmaceuticals and their product characteristics. An easy to understand explanation of the science of biotechnology that underlies biopharmaceuticals is provided. This includes the role of DNA and proteins in the body, along with an explanation of Recombinant DNA Technology and Monoclonal Antibody Technology. The characteristics of biopharmaceutical products are explored and compared to traditional small molecule pharmaceuticals, and the main types of products described.
After taking this e-Lesson you will be able to:
-Describe the advantages and disadvantages of biopharmaceuticals
-Describe the principles of monoclonal antibody technology
-Describe the principles of recombinant DNA technology
-Explain the difference between biopharmaceuticals and 'traditional' pharmaceuticals
-Explain the term 'biopharmaceutical'
-Explain the terms 'biotechnology' and pharmaceutical biotechnology'
-List and explain the key characteristics of biopharmaceuticals and how they are manufactured
-List examples of biopharmaceutical products
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