Lonza says new platform cuts 6 weeks off cell line development

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Lonza says new platform cuts 6 weeks off cell line development
Lonza has launched a new version of its gene expression system that cuts weeks off the cell line development and construction process.

‘Xceed’ is the latest version of the glutamine synthetase (GS) expression system – which is used to produce 13 approved drugs and by companies like Genentech​, Roche, Medimmune and Elusys​ – and is based on the new CHOK1SV GS knock-out host cell line Lonza developed.

The firm claims that - compared with the old CHO1SV-based system – Xceed’s new line can to reduce development timelines by 6 weeks, which it believes can be a real advantage to developers.

Successful cell line construction, selection and development are on the critical path to achieving first in human studies. By shortening the development timeline by up to 6 weeks, customers gain a significant advantage in their product development lifecycle.”

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