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Simplifying Metal Catalyst Removal in Drug Development Applications

Friday, March 26, 2021 2:55:53 PM America/New_York

In recent years, regulatory agencies have zeroed in on the presence of heavy metals in pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical drug substances. The result has been more stringent regulation of allowable metal content in APIs. Read More
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How to Use Metal Scavengers to Eliminate Metal Contamination in Drugs

Saturday, December 12, 2020 12:25:31 PM America/New_York

The term "metal scavengers" might call up images of strolling along a sunny beach, metal detector in hand, hunting for gold among glittering grains of sand. But in the context of chemistry, the "beach" is a drug and the "metal detectors" are silica gels. Metal scavengers are functionalized silica gels designed to react and bind excess metal complexes. They are essential to public health. Read More
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Stop Optimizing, Start Innovating with New Automated Chemical Synthesis System

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 7:00:00 AM America/New_York

MIT researchers have developed an automated chemical synthesis system that aims at freeing up synthetic chemists for them to spend time on what really matters: innovation, creativity, discovery and development... Read More
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Paper on advanced sol-gel materials published in Chemical Reviews

Thursday, July 4, 2013 11:45:07 AM America/New_York

Chemical Reviews, the world’s highest-ranked chemistry journal, has published the article entitled “The Sol-Gel Route to Advanced Silica-Based Materials and Recent Applications” co-authored by Italy’s research chemists Mario Pagliaro and Rosaria Ciriminna, by Portugal`s chemistry professors Laura Ilharco and Alexandra Fidalgo, and by Quebec`s industrial researchers François Béland and Valerica Pandarus... Read More
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New catalyst for the «healthy» hardening of fats discovered in Canada

Friday, January 11, 2013 2:58:40 PM America/New_York

A new catalyst, a chemical, for the «healthy» hardening of fats and vegetable oils has been discovered by Canada`s chemical company SiliCycle. The finding is reported in a scientific paper published recently by the online version of Organic Process Research & Development, a journal published by the American Chemical Society... Read More
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