Pharmaceutical Particle Size Analysis
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The Importance of Pharmaceutical Particle Size Analysis

Particle size analysis, also known as micromeritics, is a commonly used technique in the pharmaceutical industry. Particle size is one of the most important factors that contributes to the efficacy […]

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Biological Purity | Potency Assays

Biological purity and potency assays are procedures used by laboratories studying medicine, pharmacology, or other biological process, to assess or measure the presence of a substance, referred to as an […]

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Compounding Pharmacies | USP 797

Compounding pharmacies are pharmacies that create personalized medications by mixing ingredients based on a doctor’s prescription in an effort to meet a persons needs. Though compounding pharmacies lost popularity in […]

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Pharmaceutical Pharmacokinetic / Pharmacodynamic Studies

Pharmaceutical Pharmacokinetic / Pharmacodynamic Studies or PK / PD studies are techniques used in the study of pharmacology. Pharmacokinetic, commonly referred to as PK, is the study of what the body […]

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In Vivo and In Vitro Testing

In vivo and in vitro testing are two of the most common methods for studying and testing organisms. While similar, each type of testing has its advantages and disadvantages. In […]

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Immunogenicity of Biologics

The US Food and Drug Administration defines biologics as “a wide range of products such as vaccines, blood and blood components, allergenics, somatic cells, gene therapy, tissues, and recombinant therapeutic […]

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Potency Testing of Biopharmaceuticals

Potency testing is a term used to describe the process of measuring biological activity in a product. Many methods exist to determine the potency of a biopharmaceutical such as ligand […]

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Ligand Binding Assays (LBAs)

Ligand binding assays is an analytical procedure commonly used for large molecules, that relies on ligand molecules binding to macromolecule receptors. LBAs are used to quantify biomarkers and anti-drug antibodies. […]

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Cell-Based Assays

Cell-based assays are done to predict the response an organism will have to a drug, this is most often determined by measuring physiological response. These assays are commonly used to […]