Pharmaceutical Technology-09-01-2008

Pharmaceutical Technology

Expansion Activity of CMOs

September 01, 2008

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2008 Supplement

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The outlook is fairly optimistic as contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs) gather at CPhI Worldwide in Frankfurt. CMOs are expanding capacity for small-molecules, biologics, and finished-product manufacturing.

Epedigree in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

September 01, 2008

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2008 Supplement

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EPedigree, track-and-trace technologies, and other tools for optimizing supply-chain management are of increasing importance to the pharmaceutical industry. The author examines the current regulatory and legislative framework for ePedigree for finished drug products as well as proposals to require electronic statements for pharmaceutical ingredients.

Industrial Applications of Whole-Cell Biocatalysis

September 01, 2008

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2008 Supplement

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Recombinant microbial whole-cell biocatalysis is a valuable approach for producing enantiomerically pure intermediates. The authors examine several groups of enzymes using this approach: dehydrogenases, hydantoinases, and acylases.