Applications at Codexis


Solving real-world challenges

Engineered enzymes can drive improvements such as higher yields, reduced energy usage and waste generation, improved efficiency in manufacturing, greater sensitivity in genomic and diagnostic applications, and potentially more efficacious therapeutics. The enzymes we produce solve for real-world challenges associated with pharmaceutical manufacturing, and life sciences. As biotherapeutic candidates – they have the potential to treat challenging diseases.

Target applications

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

Highly customized biocatalysts can transform API manufacturing processes by eliminating steps, increasing yield, and reducing solvent usage and waste.

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RNA Manufacturing

When manufacturing mRNA for therapeutic applications, the process ideally delivers high yields and minimizes unwanted byproducts, while being economically sound. Engineered enzymes can overcome the particular obstacles faced in the production of quality mRNA at commercial scale.

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Nucleic Acid Detection

Nucleic Acid Detection

Nucleic acid detection methods are valuable diagnostic tools which rely on enzymes to amplify a range of starting samples. Engineered enzymes that have been tailored for real-world laboratory and physiological conditions achieve faster time to results under a wider range of challenging conditions.