Most pharmaceutical manufacturers produce drugs in large vats of
living cell cultures. For the production of these drugs, it is
extremely important to ensure that these cell cultures are not
On January 16, 2020
Although bulk filtration of a product prior to shipping was one of
the first bioprocessing steps to benefit from single-use
technology, it has been one of the last to benefit from...
On November 21, 2019
Whether you are running a process in a 30,000 L bioreactor in
fed-batch mode, a 200 L continuous process, or have scaled-out
(rather than up), you will start at small scale and look to
On October 30, 2019
In clinical diagnostics, the fastest-growing segment is
point-of-care testing (POCT). POCT consists of medical
diagnostic testing performed close to the patient, instead of a
On October 24, 2019
Single-use solutions have been widely adopted on a global scale
within the biopharmaceutical industry due to the many advantages
and process improvements they offer. Key applications for
On October 15, 2019
In the biopharmaceutical industry, extractables and leachables have
come under the spotlight as stainless steel manufacturing systems
have given way to single-use assemblies in...
On October 7, 2019
Life science instruments in the medical, analytical and diagnostics
fields vary widely by technology and design. But one thing they all
have in common is the complexity of their fluidic circuits....
On September 17, 2019
One of the most important medical devices created in the
last century is the ventilator. The ventilator is critical for
patients who cannot breathe on their own due to medical procedures
On August 1, 2019
Today, gas chromatography (GC), mass spectroscopy (MS) and similar
life science instrumentation are contributing to results in drug
discovery, drug development, forensic labs, and the next...
On July 31, 2019
Point-of-care testing (POCT) is a rapidly expanding segment of
the healthcare industry. This expansion is driven by an
increasingly diverse array of advanced medical diagnostic equipment
that can be...
On July 8, 2019
Liquid valves are a critical component in the next generation of
analytical equipment used for clinical diagnostics, analytical
chemistry, environmental monitoring, agent detection, and other
On June 27, 2019
Market globalization, increased regulatory requirements, more
educated consumers, and today’s cultural demand for immediate
results and satisfaction are fueling the whirlwind pace of
On June 27, 2019
We are coming up on two years since the birth of FF156-75 and this
compound is one worth celebrating. If you don’t know what
FF156 is, thank you for taking a few minutes to read this blog.
On June 12, 2019
A self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) has long been standard
equipment for firefighters, rescue personnel and divers. SCBA has
even found its way into the health care industry for use by...
On May 31, 2019
Filter qualification typically involves demonstrating bacterial
retention of a filter under process simulated conditions. A crucial
first step in this is in the hands of the filter vendor, who...
On May 15, 2019
What type of flow measuring device should I use? This is a
recurring question. The choice is bounded by customer needs,
product variables and different technologies available on the
market today. It’s...
On May 7, 2019
Valve technology has come a long way with many available features.
Gas and liquid multimedia valves that are used in chemical analysis
such as Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) and
On March 8, 2019
Reliability is the quality of being trustworthy or of performing
consistently well. Here at Parker, we’ve made reliability the focus
of our products since the company was established; this has...
On March 7, 2019
Drinking water is one of the most controlled food products. The
materials of products in contact with drinking water can generate
impurities and microbial growth. This makes a significant health
On February 20, 2019
Clinical and analytical laboratories are under constant pressure to
increase throughput. Throughput is the amount of material or items
passing through a system. In this case, it’s analyzing a
On February 1, 2019