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A method of producing proteins of interest is disclosed. The method includes the introduction of a first DNA sequence encoding the protein of interest and at least one additional DNA sequence encoding a protein which processes or stabilizes the protein of interest into a eukaryotic host cell. The host cell is subsequently cultured under conditions which allow the DNA sequences to be expressed. Suitable eukaryotic hosts include mammalian cells and yeast cells.