Mark Perkins, PhD, reviews some of the important factors involved, and highlights the advantages of including recombinant human albumin to stabilize protein therapeutics with reference to a recent case study.
BIOAVAILABILITY ENHANCEMENT – Navigating a Broad Spectrum of Solubilization Technologies: Part I of III
In the past two columns, The Second Quadrant focused on excipients and the roles they play in the quest to overcome bioavailability challenges of poorly…
In June’s edition of The Second Quadrant, we heard from leading excipient providers about challenges faced directly related to formulating with excipients for greater bioavailability.…
Marshall Crew, PhD, President & CEO, Agere Pharmaceuticals, Inc., continues his multiple-part series discussing today’s most challenging issues in solubility.
Philip J. Butler and Thorsten Cech investigate the gastric-resistant functionality obtained by applying a clear, two-component MAE coating formulation onto a tablet sub-coated with a pigmented instant-release coating and investigate the impact of hydrophilic and lipophilic plasticizers on the film characteristics of MAE-based coating formulations.
Marshall Crew, PhD, President & CEO, Agere Pharmaceuticals, Inc., begins his multiple-part series discussing today’s most challenging issues in solubility.
Hans Ole Klingenberg explains how Bacillus-derived HA offers new opportunities for ophthalmic applications by providing a safe and biocompatible source that can streamline manufacturing processes, while offering convenient application and increased patient comfort and compliance.
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – Agere: Solubilization: Accessing Broader Chemistries by Integrating Fundamental Science With Automation for Greater Predictability
Drug Development Executive: Marshall Crew, President & CEO of Agere, discusses how the company is taking a different approach that leverages expertise, but relies heavily on the principles of physical chemistry to enable automation.
EXCIPIENT UPDATE – Addressing Challenges With Low-Solubility Compounds: The Importance of Functional Excipients in the Formulation of Amorphous Dispersions
Rod Ray, PhD, explains that because more than half of the compounds in early development are considered poorly soluble, improving oral bioavailability represents a significant challenge to the pharmaceutical industry.
Robert Gwozdz, MPharm, presents an overview of polymers used in the more exotic and technically challenging dosage forms involving MR as well as those used for enhancing the dissolution and bioavailability of poorly soluble APIs.
EXCLUSIVE ONLINE CONTENT
Developing ODTs is a worldwide trend. In recent years, new excipients and excipient blends have enabled manufacturers to produce ODTs using conventional equipment, ie, blenders and tablet presses. One such product is GRANFILLER-D………
Noramco and SPI Pharma recently announced they have completed work on an excipient compatibility study examining a range of options for the development of….
ABITEC Corporation, a global manufacturer of functional lipid excipients continues to pursue new technologies that solve various formulation challenges in the pharmaceutical market.
Meridian Bioscience, Inc. recently announced that following the successful release of the Lyo-Ready qPCR Mix, Meridian is proud to introduce its next-generation lyophilization-ready mixes for one-step RT-qPCR.
ABITEC Corporation, a global manufacturer of specialty lipids, continues to develop products that meet the ever-evolving demands of the pharmaceutical industry.