Pharmaceutical Technology Europe-03-01-2006

Pharmaceutical Technology Europe

The PAT guidance indicates a variety of risk-based approaches to managing the introduction of on-line analysers into existing processes with the aim of minimizing the regulatory burden for the manufacturer and encouraging innovation.

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Human plasma provides a rich source of therapeutic medicines, including gamma globulins, coagulation factors, albumin, alpha anti-trypsin and others. In 2001, sales of immuno gamma-globulin (IgG) were estimated at $2 billion with a production rate of 50 metric tons for the year.1 A number of therapeutic products have been introduced including Gammimune from Bayer, RhoPhylac from ZLB Behring and Octagam from Octapharma.

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Clean rooms are areas in which it is essential that microorganisms are not allowed to proliferate because they could contaminate pharmaceuticals and directly affect human health.

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Editorial

March 01, 2006

So could the online auction formula be extended to the pharmaceutical industry? It might be a great way to make some big savings.

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The manufacturing process used for an API’s production is a crucial factor determining its quality.

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FDA data indicate expenditure by pharmaceutical companies on R&D has doubled since 1996. Why is intensive research yielding so few patented inventions and so few new drugs?

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Spotlight

March 01, 2006

Pharma companies are forming alliances with less established biotech companies, which significantly drive the technological innovation and the overall market growth.