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Sutro Biopharma Inc.

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Scientists have long tinkered with cell-free methods of protein synthesis, but turning their lab bench discoveries into commercially actionable ones is usually a tedious affair that ultimately requires the return to traditional cell line development. Sutro Biopharma claims to have developed a speedy cell-free way of producing proteins that can swiftly shift from laboratory to commercial scale. Rather than packaging the process for widespread use by researchers, Sutro is seeking to collaborate with partners intent on creating biopharmaceuticals--ideally, companies interested in high-throughput protein engineering.

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