MultiFlo™ FX is an automated multi-mode reagent dispenser for 6- to 1536-well microplates, offering Parallel Dispense™ technology — peristaltic and/or syringe pumps dispense as low as 500 nL. Optional RAD™ (Random Access Dispense) or wash modules add functionality. A fully configured MultiFlo FX can replace up to five liquid handlers. Visit http://landing.biotek.com/multiflofx_bro_b to learn more!
The MINT Countries In Biopharma: Building On The BRICs By Suzanne Elvidge, Contributing Editor
Back in 2001, Jim O’Neill, previously the chair of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, coined the acronym BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) to describe four up-and-coming economies. In 2013 a new acronym emerged — MINT (Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Turkey).
Deploying Smart Process Sensors Sensibly By Amber Ratcliff, Analytical Sensors Market Segment Manager, Hamilton Company
Today's demanding biopharmaceutical manufacturing operations require careful control of process conditions, whether during cell culture, purification, or drug product formulation. Process sensors play a critical role in enabling high-performance manufacturing by providing real-time visibility into how a process attribute is changing, as well as the ability to correlate that change with the stage of the process.
3 Preflight Decisions That Impact The Success Of Shipping High-Value Active Packaging Containers It is the dead of winter in the northern hemisphere and the height of summer in the southern, with external temperature fluctuations exceeding 50 degrees. Flight delays have added precious days to the transport of your multimillion-dollar shipment of blockbuster drugs from South East Asia destined for Russia. In France, the roads are closed for days due to a monster snowstorm, with your irreplaceable shipment of investigational drugs stopped somewhere en route between Paris and the clinical trial site. Will all be lost, or can informed choices made before the shipment departs ensure product safety despite unforeseen circumstances?
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The Pall Micro-24 Gas Micro Mixer accessory creates additional gas regime control capability at the microbioreactor scale, increasing the precision of control of CO2 exposure for sensitive mammalian cell culture applications.
Most PCMs today are chemical formulations derived from petroleum products, salts, or water. These types of PCMs are limited in temperature range options, containment methods, thermal cycles, and latent heat capacities.
The primary challenge for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in developing their drugs is to carefully assess the relationship between efficacy and toxicity prior to entering into human clinical trials.