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Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 9h ago

Use of graphene for microbiology

Graphene is a material derived from carbon and it has unique physicochemical properties. Graphene is formed where graphite is taken and atom thick layers are sliced away. The material has ap...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 22h ago

Amazing drugs in development (infographic)

At any one time, there are hundreds of drugs being developed around the world. Some of them could change the way we treat conditions such as lung cancer and asthma. Here are six drugs curren...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 1d ago

Key Challenges of Packaging and Labeling in Pharma Products

The Dire Issues of Barcodes and labelingBarcodes are very standard tools that have been around for decades. Barcodes were first introduced and used in the Pharmaceutical Industry in the 1970...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 1d ago

FDA cGMP for Medical Gases

New draft FDA guidance of interest "Current Good Manufacturing Practice for Medical Gases Guidance for Industry."The introduction to the document reads: "This guidance is intended to assist ...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 2d ago

Bacteria on surfaces and strength of adhesion

Scientists have developed a method with which they can measure the contact area between a bacterium and the surface it is 'sitting' on. Interestingly a large contact area does not necessaril...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 3d ago

Cranberries may aid the gut microbiome

Using the model beneficial bacterium bifidobacteria, researchers tested the hypothesis that cranberries might be a candidate for a new supplement to boost gut health. Bifidobacteria are foun...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 4d ago

Studying fungi to keep space travelers safe

Human presence in closed habitats that may one day be used to explore other planets is associated with changes in the composition of the fungal community - the mycobiome - that grows on surf...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 5d ago

Helium ions reveal how viruses attack bacteria

Bacteria and viruses can be imaged with helium ions in contrast to electrons which are the standard workhorse in nanoscale microscopy, report scientists. Helium ions, being more massive than...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 6d ago

Cleanroom summit

The Cleanroom Management Summit would like to highlight Annex 1 compliance, audit readiness and isolator technology as the essential topics for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. ...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 1w ago

Validation and Assessment of Computerized System Software in a Pharmaceutical Facility

Validation is an established approach within pharmaceuticals and healthcare, and the principles of validation extend to computerized systems. Validation concerns establishing documented evid...