Pharmaceutical Technology-09-02-2002

Roof exhaust systems that incorporate mixed-flow impeller technology promote energy savings and cost containment.

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September 02, 2002

The high dynamic binding capacity of membrane chromatography makes this system suitable for several biopurification applications.

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September 02, 2002

Prefilled-syringe manufacturers implement built-in safety features to prevent potential needlestick injuries.

Decision-making tools such as expert systems and artificial neural networks can be integrated to facilitate the development of optimal formulations of hard gelatin capsules.

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September 02, 2002

Part I of this article discusses examples for cycle types used in moist heat sterilization, parameter requirements for a standard cycle as defined by pharmacopeias, methods used to design sterilization cycles, and various approaches used to measure the efficiency of the sterilization process.

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September 02, 2002

The author discusses the potential effect on CROs of pending major-pharma mergers and consolidations.

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September 02, 2002

Spreadability of a semisolid forrmulation is affected by factors such as formulation characteristics, rate and time of shear, temperature, site of application, and the presence of various additives.

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September 02, 2002

When choosing a CRO, take the time to conduct an in-depth evaluation of each department, paying special attention to the quality and training of its personnel.

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September 02, 2002

Congress debates legislation for a Medicare drug benefit while the industry expresses concerns about import control, drug counterfeiting, and patent rights.