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how are recombinant clotting factor products produced?

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Dr. Arthur Ollendorff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Recombinant blood: Recombinant clotting factors are made in a laboratory and do not contain human or animal factors. The lab has the sequence of dna that creates the factor and uses that dna to create the clottoig factor.

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A 21-year-old member asked:

What is a recombinant clotting factor product?

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Dr. Paul Cohen
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Ultra High Tech!: These products(which are used to treat a wide variety of bleeding disorders like hemophilia, and von willebrand's disease) are made either by being completely free of human plasma derivative; or use a pasteurized form that is very safe. These products are not without there share of risks; and can potentially cause diseases as well. They are also very, very expensive so let the buyer beware!
A 31-year-old male asked:

What is recombinant high complex 3? I know what rhgh is but what does complex 3 mean?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Treat Osteoporosis : Insulin growth factor((igf)and i g f binding protein 3 can be combined in the treatment of osteoporosis. The binding 3 factor can be combined to enhance the effect of igf.
A 36-year-old member asked:

Could you tell me what is the significance of recombinant insulin in history of biotechnology development?

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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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A remarkable first: Hi. Recombinant human insulin was the first recombinant human protein to become clinically available. Since then, an explosion in the biologicals field!
A 38-year-old member asked:

What exactly is "recombinant dna"? How is it used in medicine?

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Recombinant DNA: Recombinant DNA (rDNA) molecules are DNA molecules formed by laboratory methods of genetic recombination (such as molecular cloning) to bring together genetic material from multiple sources, creating sequences that would not otherwise be found in the genome. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recombinant_DNA
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What is the significance of recombinant insulin?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
It was a: significant medical development, making purer, better, more natural, safer insulin readily available rather than having to rely on animal sources.

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