The Purification Insights Blog

QuickTip #3: optimizing mAb purification

Designing an optimized purification process means maximizing yield and purity, and at the same time controlling costs. So, you remove a lot of bulk impurities during the first steps, and focus on high yield steps at the end, when every gram is..

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Affordable and safe biosimilars for affordable healthcare

When it comes to many serious and challenging diseases, healthcare has reached a point of unsustainability, due to drug costs. For example, sustained therapy for an autoimmune disease or cancer, involving large amounts of monoclonal antibodies..

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Are mAbs the ultimate targeted therapy?

Since the 1980’s, monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) have revolutionized healthcare and continue to do so. A short history of mAb approvals shows their increasing sophistication and targeting of disease mechanisms – even down to purifying them for..

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QuickTip #2: choosing IEX resin

Recovery of the biological activity of your target substance is a priority, and it’s important to check for its pH and ionic strength stability values...

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CHO cells in fed-batch bioreactors dominate mAb upstream processes

Choosing a mammalian cell line or other type of host is as critical a question as any other in the complex world of monoclonal antibody (mAb) manufacture. We take a look at the present status, with fed batch Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) cell..

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QuickTip #1: cleaning IEX columns

When an IEX resin has been used for some time, impurities may build up in the column causing loss of resolution or increase in back pressure (shown on the pressure monitor or seen by gap formation on the top of the column)...

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Recent (May 2019) figures for illnesses with approved monoclonal antibody therapies

As our understanding of diseases at the molecular level increases, so does the potential for monoclonal antibody (mAb) - related therapies. Platform approaches to mAb production, including purification, are a key to their successful manufacture..

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Improved peptide purification promises to boost process efficiency in the race to affordable insulin in China

The global diabetes pandemic has created a massive demand for insulin, especially in China, which is expected to soon have half the world’s diabetes patients. Meeting this demand means developing extremely efficient production methods that can..

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How to improve process efficiency and economy in peptide production

The purity requirements for therapeutic peptides are very stringent, but synthesis generates a crude peptide mixture containing failed sequences and chemical variants, while recombinant peptides have a considerable bioburden from the host cell...

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mAb Purification – an overview of the essentials

Five of the top ten best selling drugs in 2017 were mAbs and the global mAbs market is expected to reach USD 219 billion by the end of 2023. The mAbs entering the clinic today are highly engineered and are presenting new challenges in..

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