SGS Expands West Chester Facility and Increases Protein Structural Analysis Services

January 27, 2015
Pharmaceutical Technology Editors

The company has installed and validated new instruments for structural analysis of proteins.

 

SGS Life Science Services, a provider of pharmaceutical analytical and bioanalytical solutions, has completed the expansion its facility in West Chester, PA. The company has installed and validated new instruments for structural analysis of proteins, which includes analytical ultra centrifugation (AUC) to assess protein aggregation, size exclusion chromatography with multi-angle laser light scattering for molecular weight measurements, and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) to examine protein secondary structure.

The addition of these new services complements existing services at the West Chester facility. It now offers capabilities similar to SGS’ Wokingham site in the United Kingdom, including investigation of lot-to-lot variations, biosimilar comparability, and shipment excursion studies to monitor the stability and sensitivity of biological molecules under various storage conditions.

Source: SGS