DNA coding for the opiate peptide β-endorphin has been cloned into bacterial plasmids in such a way as to direct the synthesis of a hybrid β-galactosidase/β-endorphin protein. This hybrid protein can readily be cleaved in vitro to release biologically active β-endorphin.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|State||Published - 1980|
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