Repurposing existing drugs can be attractive as the process is often less risky, more cost effective and can be undertaken in less time. This article discusses the logic behind drug repurposing and the approaches that are currently being explored.
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Case study: Better, faster method development at Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
Combining advanced hardware and software with a scientific strategy significantly improves the time and quality of method development for impurity identification.
Researchers reveal their experimental test can detect the presence of COVID-19 RNA in a sample in 10 minutes, and in a way that does not require trained personnel to interpret.
Developing new vaccines to fight emerging diseases is an ongoing fight and ensuring they are pure is vital to patients’ health and safety.
A team have developed a biosensor with high specificity and sensitivity for COVID-19 that could be used in hospitals, train stations or laboratories to detect SARS-CoV-2.
The institute has paused cancer research and repurposed its laboratories and scientists to provide a rapid COVID-19 testing facility for NHS staff and other key workers.
A study has suggested that while funding for artificial intelligence in pharma was $5.2bn in 2019, overall investment is slowing.
Article: Fast HPLC using fused-core particle technology for rapid screening of pharmaceutical compounds
HPLC is critical to the discovery, development and eventual commercialization of pharmaceutical products. HPLC is the benchmark analytical method in the pharmaceutical industry due to its ability to score such high marks in analytical validation characteristics; including accuracy, precision, limit of detection, specificity, linearity and range, and ruggedness.
Generic screening to provide fast solutions for chiral method development, whether needed for routine analytical use, trace analysis, LC/MS or preparative LC, has become increasingly important.
Application note: Benchmarking the Microsart® AMP Mycoplasma kit against products from two other suppliers
This application note compares Sartorius' Microsart AMP Mycoplasma kit with two other mycoplasma detection kits that are also based on DNA isolation with subsequent real-time PCR analysis.
Herewith ACD/Labs presents their web-based software solution to the multiple challenges experienced in screening workflows; offering effective support for high-throughput catalyst screening.
The Multitron is the number-one choice for reliable, convenient cultivation of microorganisms and cell cultures. The incubation shaker guarantees homogeneous conditions and delivers reproducible results, leaving nothing to be desired regarding its features and capacity.