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Nanoparticles and Optical Fibres: Research Projects at BTL

by biopharma-admin in BTL News

October 2014 BTL's latest research projects are: Smart Nano-objects for Alteration of Lipid bilayers (SNAL) Dr Martin Stefanic joins BTL for a 12 month post-doctoral position as part of research project RP25, which is an EC-funded study into the interactions between nanoparticles and cell me...Read more

Use of freeze-drying in the stabilization of vaccines

by biopharma-admin in BTL News, BTL Right Sidebar Content

October 2014 Few scientific discoveries have had such a huge impact on the health of the world’s human and animal populations as vaccines.   The development of recombinant protein synthesis in the 20th Century means that vaccines now come in a variety of different forms – from the live Cowpo...Read more

Freeze drying of PCR products

by biopharma-admin in BTL News, BTL Right Sidebar Content

August 2014 PCR is a common and often indispensable technique used in medical and biological research labs for applications including functional analysis of genes, the diagnosis of hereditary diseases and the detection and diagnosis of infectious diseases. Storage of PCR Materials by Freeze D...Read more

Freeze Drying Simplified: Video

by biopharma-admin in BTL News, BTL Right Sidebar Content

July 2014 Linkam Scientific have created a short video to explain freeze drying and how freeze drying microscopy (Lyostat analysis) can help. Watch the video (opens a new window)>> More about Lyostat>>Read more

Stabilisation of Antibody-Drug Conjugates

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June 2014 Antibody-Drug Conjugates (ADCs) are a class of therapeutic compounds designed to target cancer cells. They combine the cancer-killing (oncolytic) properties of potent cytotoxic drugs with the targeting capabilities of monoclonal antibodies, meaning that the drug can be delivered to...Read more

New Life for Old Agrochemicals

by biopharma-admin in BTL News, BTL Right Sidebar Content

June 2014 BTL has recently completed a two-year research project conducted in collaboration with Agform, a developer of novel pest-control agrochemicals, and funded by the Technology Strategy Board (TSB). The problem Farmers are under increasing pressure to provide greater yields with decrea...Read more

Introduction à la lyophilisation – guide pratique gratuit

by biopharma-admin in BTL News

Mai 2014 La lyophilisation est une technique largement utilisée de nos jours dans plusieurs industries, notamment l’industrie agro-alimentaire, pharmaceutique, du diagnostic, des biotechnologies et de la reprise après sinistre. La lyophilisation permet de fabriquer des produits à très faible t...Read more

Presentation: Instruments for Determination of Critical Temperatures

by biopharma-admin in BTL News, BTL Right Sidebar Content, Presentations

May 2014 The BTL Lyostat and Lyotherm instruments are designed to provide scientists with key data on their products' critical temperatures. This information is necessary for successful freeze drying product and process development. The presentation gives a brief overview of what critical t...Read more

Lyostat 4 Freeze Drying Microscope Presentation

by biopharma-admin in BTL News, BTL Right Sidebar Content, Presentations

Lyostat4 is the latest freeze drying microscope from BTL. Illumination with virtually maintenance-free LED light provides clearer images for easy analysis. Freeze drying microscopy is used to analyse formulations for freeze drying, enabling cycles to be developed and formulations to be optimised....Read more

The Importance of Critical Temperatures

by biopharma-admin in BTL News, BTL Right Sidebar Content

April 2014 An article by BTL has been published in the International Pharmaceutical Industry Journal. In this article we address the importance of a well-designed freeze-drying cycle. In order to freeze-dry products thoroughly, and to ensure consistent quality and activity in the reconstitu...Read more