About ORF Genetics
ORF Genetics is a pioneer in the manufacturing of growth factors and other recombinant proteins in plants. The company’s product line ISOkine™ growth factors are produced in the company’s proprietary Orfeus™ system in barley, bypassing the use of bacterial or animal cell systems.
The company is offering its unique ISOkine™ growth factors for various medical research, cell culture media and diagnostics.
We promise unprecedented purity of our products. The use of the unique Orfeus™ production method in barley seed, ensures that our products are void of animal components and endotoxins that can significantly compromise stem cell cultures.
New products: human SCF, murine SCF
Kristinn D. Gretarsson appointed CEO of ORF Genetics and Sif Cosmetics
ORF Genetics announced today that Mr. Kristinn D. Gretarsson has been
appointed CEO of the company and its subsidiary, Sif Cosmetics.
Endotoxin-free growth factors for stem cell research in Trends in Biotechnology
The advantages of endotoxin-free production of growth factors and other
recombinant proteins in barley is the subject of a review article by Dr.
Audur Magnusdottir and colleges at ORF Genetics, published in Trends in
ORF Genetics‘ ISOkine growth factors– The Best European Biotechnology Product in 2013
At the European Biotechnology Congress in Bratislava last week, the
ISOkine growth factors produced by ORF Genetics were chosen this year’s
Best Biotechnology Product in the category of innovative products that
solve or tackle important problems in human health. The awards are given
in recognition of distinguished contribution to the European
Biotechnology Industry, by a small or medium sized European company.