In this ebook, discover innovative solutions for three core areas of drug development: drug formulation, scale-up and analysis with hot melt extrusion; quality control and validation using microscopic and spectroscopic instruments; and instrumentation for nucleic acid quantification and qualification.
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Raman spectroscopy has numerous applications in the pharmaceutical industry, ranging from verification of raw materials to quality control of products. This article explores how researchers are using the technique to aid our understanding of SARS-CoV-2, potentially improving detection speed and methods of analysis.
Since their debut, the range of applications for which deep ultra-violet (DUV) handheld devices are used in the pharmaceutical setting continues to grow. For pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical cleaning verification, there is a requirement for a versatile and adaptive analytical and imaging device to demonstrate and document cleaning cycles. Here, Krishnakumar…
This application note presents correlative Raman Imaging and Scanning Electron (RISE) microscopy as a useful tool for investigating the fine structure and chemical composition of pharmaceutical samples.
This issue focuses on whether our vaccine innovation capabilities will prepare us for future outbreaks, how Raman spectroscopy can be used to rapidly detect SARS-CoV-2 and the development of high-throughput glycoanalytics for biopharmaceuticals. Also included are articles on opportunities in the global API market and how to successfully identify defects…
Since making its debut in the pharmaceutical setting, the range of applications for which Raman microscopy imaging has been used continues to grow. Here, Harald Fischer, Damon Strom, Miriam Boehmler, Eleni Kallis and Thomas Dieing demonstrate the versatility of confocal Raman imaging by exploring a variety of real-world applications.
Expert view: Investigating drug carriers and in vitro models with advanced analytical imaging techniques
Dr Maike Windbergs discusses the use of Raman imaging in pharmaceutical research and the potential of combining different analytical techniques.
In this issue is a discussion on the promise of virally vectored DNA and mRNA vaccines to combat COVID-19 as well as articles on how packaging could help to ensure patient adherence, regulatory issues for medicines and diagnostics during the pandemic and the benefits of digitalising the pharmaceutical supply chain.…
Dr Saurabh Kumar Banerjee explains how Raman spectroscopy can be utilised to analyse medicine quality and detect counterfeit drugs over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The application of tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (TERS) no longer needs to be hampered by a lack of understanding of optical parameters, thanks to new technique, say researchers.
Researchers have modified a portable Raman spectrometer that can determine the level of THC in cannabis plants, which they say could be used by farmers wishing to grow hemp.
The US FDA will fund a research project using Raman spectroscopy and mass spectrometry to study drug delivery via the skin.