Alpha Cancer Technologies to License AbSci’s SoluPro Strain for the Expression of Alpha-Fetoprotein

July 21, 2020
Press Release

AbSci, a growth-stage synthetic biology company whose Protein Printing™ technology enables rapid and low-cost biomanufacturing of difficult-to-produce biotherapeutics, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to license its E. coli SoluPro® protein expression technology to Alpha Cancer Technologies for the production of Recombinant Human Alpha-fetoprotein (hAFP). hAFP is a natural human protein produced by human embryo and yolk sac during development and can be used in the treatment of various autoimmune diseases and cancers. This license is an expansion of a previous collaboration between the parties that began last year.