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How to leverage the gut-skin axis to address health conditions

Food supplements: a better way to utilise the body’s microbiome? Stuart J. Ashman, CEO, and Dr Catherine O’Neill, CSO, SkinBioTherapeutics, investi...

Manufacturing Chemist Live 2021: Call for papers

Industry experts from the pharma industry are invited to submit their presentations for the Manufacturing Chemist Live event in July 2021

Solentim launches workflow for single stem cell cloning

The company aims to create, isolate and characterise the highest value cells for biological medicine development

New technology is key to increasing lab productivity

Increased strain on laboratory equipment during the pandemic has highlighted the need for more efficient cell harvesting technology. Existing techn...

Bioquell, part of Ecolab, is helping pharmaceutical companies to resume operations post COVID-19

Bioquell Rapid Bio Decontamination Service (RBDS) enables businesses to quickly regain control of clean spaces and ramp up capacity

Cannabis testing lab adopts DNA-based microbial detection technique

CDX Analytics has installed a beta unit of LexaGene LX2 pathogen analyser at Massachusetts facility

The century of the microbiome: an exciting time for human health

The microbiome has been increasingly in focus for years; and, although the pandemic might have caused some disruption, microbiome research hasn’t s...

Cleanroom Conference and Manufacturing Chemist Live events set to go ahead

The co-located events will go ahead in October with new safety measures in place, after being postponed from their original date at the start of su...

ClpX-ClpP protein complex: The starting point for new antibiotics

Researchers in Germany have elucidated the structure of the proteolytic complex to target the degradation process of defective proteins in bacteria

CPhI MEA expert comments on booming business in the Middle East

Opportunities abound at CPhI MEA and experts anticipate regional generic companies acting as CMOs for international companies looking to enter the...

Components of an effective disinfectant prequalification strategy

Microbial control in pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities is essential to ensure the production of safe, high-quality medicines; cleaning proced...

Seal selection for pump optimisation

Process containment and reducing the risk of product contamination are key requisites for pharmaceutical production equipment. Yet the industry is...

Abcam enters cell editing market through acquisition of EdiGene

China-based EdiGene has developed the industry’s largest off-the-shelf diploid library of over 2,800 single clonal knockout (KO) cell lines targeti...

Water for injection: Regulatory requirements and process design

The road to revising the European monograph on the quality of water for pharmaceutical use has been a long journey. Santiago Fernandez, General Man...

Berberine enhances antibiotic treatment of Helicobacter pylori

<i>Helicobacter pylori</i> are Gram-negative bacteria that inhabit the gastric mucosa and are associated with peptic ulcers and gastric malignancy

Bacteria as ingredients in skincare products: a manufacturing challenge

The concept of friendly bacteria is now well embedded in the public’s imagination, and various food and drinks containing probiotics have been a hu...