Codexis, Inc.

Reimagine enzymes as transformational products

Enzymes can do more for our world - mitigate environmental threats, optimize research and diagnostic tools, and address unmet patient needs as innovative biotherapeutics. When enzymes are engineered and optimized for their target use, the final improved products and processes can be transformational.

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Discovering and developing life-changing treatments for patients is our focus. By tailoring biotherapeutic performance using novel protein and gene therapies, we are well-positioned to address unmet medical needs and find treatments for a wide range of diseases and disorders. 

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Life Science Tools

Highly specialized enzymes can address many challenges faced in DNA and RNA synthesis, NGS, and clinical diagnostics. Whether it’s yield, accuracy, or sample conditions, engineered enzymes can help provide better results.

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Sustainable Manufacturing

Sustainable bioprocesses enabled by enzymes can eliminate the use of hazardous reagents, remove wasteful steps, and reduce overall manufacturing cost for API production, food ingredients production, and other industrial operations. Explore novel approaches that benefit the triple bottom line – social, environmental, and financial.

Everything we do is to improve health.
Of people and the planet.

At Codexis, we strive to discover and develop more effective therapeutics, offer healthier choices, innovate sustainable processes and products, and reduce waste – all to create a brighter future.

These goals are grand but not beyond reach. Together with our business partners and loyal customers, we can make them a reality.

Scientific Highlights

Enzymes for tailored insulin derivatives

A paper authored by Merck and Codexis in the June 2022 issue of the peer-reviewed journal Science, details the development of a suite of enzymes and their application for site-selective synthesis of insulin bioconjugates.

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There are many steps to a healthier future.

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