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‘Introduction to Homogenisation’ Guide Now Available

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High pressure homogenisation is a key technology  for particle size reduction, particle or suspension stability, sample homogeneity and nanomolecular disruption. The benefits of this technology include extraction of valuable intracellular products and improving shelf life and potency of pharmaceu...Read more

SampleGenie Technology for Large Sample Volumes

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April 2015 Many applications require the concentration or drying of relatively large samples, for example chromatographic fractions. Traditional processes require the fractions to be concentrated down, re-suspended and re-dried into the relevant vial type before use or storage.This can be a long...Read more

A Sustainable Freeze Drying Route to Porous Polysaccharides

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April 2015 Bio-derived polysaccharide aerogels are highly porous materials fabricated from aqueous gels of a range of natural polysaccharides, such as starch, alginic acid, pectin. These materials have attracted increasing attention due to superior physical properties, which make them potential...Read more

Sample Holders: The Right Tool for the Job

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Solvent evaporation is used for an incredibly wide range of applications with many different solutes, solvents and containers. Using the right sample holder for your container type is important to ensure operating efficiency and to prevent product waste. Thermal conductivity [caption id="attachme...Read more

Nano Particles, an Effective Means for Drug Delivery

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March 2015 Advances in drug discovery technologies and combinatorial chemistry techniques have led to identification of a number of compounds with good therapeutic potential. However, the number of insoluble drug candidates has increased in recent years with almost 70%1 of new drug candidates sh...Read more

Evaporation Technologies for Environmental Analysis

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March 2015 Monitoring of the environment for substances potentially harmful to health is a core activity not just for government departments but for many organisations who wish to ensure that they are not harming their staff or the environment. Samples of air, water, soil or plant matter are rou...Read more

New: Guide to Evaporation

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February 2015 Solvent removal by evaporation is an essential process for sample preparation. But while it's vital to so many applications it’s rare to find an evaporation expert in a laboratory. Evaporation can be carried out quickly, easily, with a minimal of operator involvement. The latest t...Read more

Five questions to ask when sourcing a laboratory freeze dryer

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January 2015 Freeze dryers can be complicated pieces of specialised equipment, with controlled heating, cooling and vacuum interacting with each other to provide the best drying conditions. They are used for many different types of product and there are therefore a variety of different types of ...Read more

Controlling Crystal Polymorphism

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Polymorphism can potentially be found in any crystalline material. It is particularly important in the development of pharmaceutical ingredients as different crystal form can have significantly different physical, chemical and biological properties and many drugs receive regulatory approval for o...Read more

Biopharma Joins BioNow

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November 2014 Biopharma is pleased to have joined BioNow. BioNow supports businesses and innovation within the biomedical and life science sectors across Northern England. Their membership base includes startups and early stage firms as well as established growth-oriented companies. Bionow's m...Read more