Therapeutic Antibodies

Fully human antibody production technology

Until now, antibodies similar to those of humans could not be created. This is because human antibody genes are so large that only part of the genes could be transferred to mice.

Kyowa Hakko Kirin has devised a revolutionary technique for transferring extremely large genes to mice called HAC (Human Artificial Chromosome), this led to the creation of a mouse producing fully human antibodies.