Concentration and purification of hydrophobins and antibodies with a phase separation method

Jussi Joensuu (Inventor), Markus Linder (Inventor), Eero Mustalahti (Inventor), Katri Kurppa (Inventor)

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The present invention relates to a purification and concentration method for proteins and antibodies. Particularly the present invention relates to a continuous surfactant based phase separation method for recovering hydrophobin fusion proteins, and for recovering target molecules, such as antibodies, directly from a liquid by using phase separation and hydrophobin-Protein A fusion technologies.

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Original languageEnglish
Patent numberEP3016966
IPCC07K 14/ 37 A I
Priority date1/07/14
Publication statusPublished - 11 May 2016
MoE publication typeH1 Granted patent


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