Scientists explore synthesis of griffithsin in cell-free systems

Study: An approach to rapid distributed manufacturing of broad spectrum anti-viral griffithsin using cell-free systems to mitigate pandemics. Image Credit: Juan Gaertner/Shutterstock

A recent study posted to the bioRxiv* preprint server described the cell-free manufacturing of griffithsin (GRFT), a broad-spectrum antiviral protein. Study: An approach to rapid distributed manufacturing of broad spectrum anti-viral griffithsin using cell-free systems to mitigate pandemics. Image Credit: Juan Gaertner/Shutterstock Drugs and vaccines are currently manufactured in large and expensive facilities. The drug … Read more