Author Archives: Sally Grosvenor

Novozymes Biopharma

          With over 45 years’ experience in microbial protein expression, we deliver animal-free, recombinant biological products and technologies to forward-thinking medical device, drug formulation, and drug delivery manufacturers. Working closely together with our customers, we can provide customized biological solutions to make their products safer and more effective while getting them to market faster and hassle free.   Recombinant Human Albumin (rHA)   A range of rHAs (Recombumin®, albucult®, CellPrime™ rAlbumin AF-S) developed for industrial cell…

Rethinking Media Performance

    Fetal bovine serum (FBS) was — and in many cases still is — the supplement of choice to maintain the viability of mammalian cells in culture. However, there are considerable limitations to its use. In the early days of cell culture, the issues surrounding serum were mainly its variable performance and the potential to contaminate cultures with fungi, viruses, and bacteria. Early attempts to produce a serum-free medium (SFM) were academic exercises that usually relied on the use…

Supplements for Enhanced Cell Productivity

Figure 1. With over 60 years experience in microbial protein expression, Novozymes offers a range of animal-free recombinant supplements — designed and manufactured exclusively for industrial cell culture — that allow developers to “rethink” their media strategy. These products provide proven performance benefits in a defined and regulatory-compliant manner, ensuring optimal media development for enhanced cell productivity. Recombinant Human Albumin (rHA) Novozymes has developed a range of rHas (Recombumin®, albucult™, and CellPrime™ ralbumin AF-S) suitable for industrial cell culture and…