Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 17 - Biotechnology - Review Questions - Synthesize: 1

Answer

Large-scale production often relies on protein production in prokaryotes, but they lack the ER and Golgi needed for final assembly of multiple subunit human proteins.

Work Step by Step

To answer, first consider what cells are used for large-scale production. Then ask yourself if they lack any of the components listed in the question as needed for final assembly.
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