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Endotoxin definition and standardisation

20 May 2019 | By

Appropriate standards for impurity tests are an important part of analytical testing. In this paper, Kevin Williams outlines various requirements of standards for endotoxin, as stated by United States Pharmacopeia (USP), and elaborates on the definition of endotoxin as distinct from other cellular constituents.

Creating a modern landscape

13 May 2019 | By

There are many business challenges to developing a biologics drug, one of which is effective data management. In this article, Unjulie Bhanot focuses on efficient data management policies and systems, and how they could improve biologics product development processes.

Microbiology In-Depth Focus 2019

7 May 2019 | By

The work of a pharmaceutical scientist requires precision, attention to detail and is of vital importance to the safety of products and ultimately patients. This section features insights from experienced scientists who’ve worked extensively in microbiological analysis, developing tests, methods and standards that help establish a foundation for the production…

Expert View: Advancing bacterial endotoxin testing with recombinant Factor C

7 May 2019 | By

Emerging recombinant Factor C (rFC) methods have many advantages to offer pharmaceutical quality control, including improved specificity, robustness, efficiency and alignment with 3R principles. First, global manufacturers have validated rFC and pharmacopoeias worldwide are on the move. Here, Karolina Heed provides an industry and regulatory update.

European Pharmaceutical Review Issue 2 2019

25 April 2019 | By

This issue questions whether companies are sufficiently investing in regulatory intelligence software and what the potential consequences of Brexit might be for locations outside of the UK and EU. The issue also features articles on microbiology, formulation and biopharma, courtesy of our in-depth focus sections; as well as outlining the…