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Published 4 Mar 2020

eBook – Optimizing Pharmaceutical Formulations: The Role of Physicochemical Analysis

Developing drug products is a progressively competitive, expensive and high-risk venture that when successful, can bring considerable humanitarian and financial reward. Malvern Panalytical’s unique range of physicochemical analysis techniques can be used to accelerate the development of pharmaceutical formulations, enabling…READ MORE >

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Published 12 Mar 2019

Determining the quality of asphalt emulsions using particle size and zeta potential analysis

What are asphalt emulsions and why are they important? They are liquid asphalt cement emulsified in water. They compose of bitumen, water, and an emulsifying agent or surfactant. Asphalt emulsions are integral to the optimum mechanical properties. Modified asphalt emulsions…READ MORE >

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Published 3 Aug 2017

Parenterals: What are lipid emulsions?

Intralipid-Lipid emulsions Lipid emulsions are administered intravenously for a variety of purposes: To help feed patients with temporary difficulty in ingesting food orally For better transport of lipophilic drugs (fat-friendly active ingredient (API) which is not soluble in water) For…READ MORE >

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Published 18 Jul 2017

Impact of Freeze -Thaw on monoclonal Antibody solutions

Monoclonal Antibodies – or mAbs for short Since many of these mAbs require refrigeration we had used dynamic light scattering (with a Zetasizer) to show the formation of aggregates after freeze-thaw cycles (for details see application note “Effect of storage conditions…READ MORE >

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Published 1 Aug 2013

The Viscosizer 200 is now here!

Yesterday we launched the Viscosizer 200, which is an innovation in automated viscosity measurement and molecular sizing using very small sample volumes. This new technology is driven by UV area imaging, and at its heart is a unique dual-pass capillary…READ MORE >

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Published 1 Nov 2012

Calling all protein scientists!

In case you missed it! In September 2012, Malvern presented a webinar hosted by C&EN on the: “Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Proteins” Here, we talked about the most recent developments in light scattering analysis and related techniques for the…READ MORE >

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Published 5 Jul 2012

How to make the Lincoln Memorial disappear

How do you make the Lincoln Memorial, the Venus de Milo, The Taj Mahal and the Great Wall of China disappear?  Ask a pharmaceutical formulation scientist. It is reported that around ninety percent of new chemical entities discovered by the…READ MORE >

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Published 21 Jul 2011

Faster nasal spray development

My eye was recently drawn to an interesting piece of research from Melbourn Scientific, in the first instance, I have to admit, because it was adorned with a beautiful shot of our Spraytec laser diffraction analyzer! The article is about…READ MORE >

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