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July 1, 2013
by CRC Press
Reference - 4296 Pages
ISBN 9781841848198 - CAT# H100233
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Pharmaceutical science deals with the whole spectrum of drug development from start to finish. There are many different facets to the pharmaceutical industry, from initial research to the finished product, including the equipment used, trials performed, and regulations that must be followed. Presenting an overview of all of these different aspects, the Encyclopedia of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, Fourth Edition is a must-have reference guide for all laboratories and libraries in the pharmaceutical field. Bringing together leaders from every specialty related to pharmaceutical science and technology, this is the single-source reference at the forefront of pharmaceutical R&D.
The strength of this work is not only its breadth but also the caliber of contributing writers, all experts in their field, writing on all aspects of pharmaceutical science and technology. The fourth edition offers 29 new chapters ranging from biomarkers, computational chemistry, and contamination control to high-throughput screening, orally disintegrating tablets, and quality by design. The encyclopedia details best practices of equipment used, methods for manufacturing, options for packaging, and routes for drug delivery. The volumes also provide a thorough understanding of the choices behind each method. In addition, the regulations, safety aspects, patent guidance, and methods of analysis are presented.
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This is an authoritative reference source for those practicing in any area of pharmaceutical science and technology, enabling the pharmaceutical specialist and novice alike to keep abreast of developments in this constantly evolving and highly competitive field.
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29 New Chapter Topics:
Automated Dissolution Testing
Biomarkers in Drug Discovery and Development
Contamination Control: Cleanrooms and Clean Air Devices
Control of genotoxic impurities in pharmaceutical products
Crystal Form Analysis of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs)
Drug Delivery using Electrophoresis
Drug Delivery: Inner Ear
Drug Transporters in ADME
Evolutionary Computing and Formulation Optimization
Freeze Drying of Biologicals
Good Publication Practice
High-Throughput Screening (HTS) in Drug Discovery
Impurity Identification in Pharmaceuticals
Injection Molding and its Drug Delivery Applications
Microcalorimetry in Pharmaceutical Development
Multivariate Statistical Analysis
Nano-Needle Systems for Vaccine Delivery
Oral Lipid-Based Formulations
Orally Disintegrating Tablets
Parenteral Formulation: Local Injection Site Reaction and Muscle Tolerance
Particle Shape Analysis
Proteins and Peptides: Physical and Chemical Stability
Quality by Design (QbD) and Analytical Method Development
Quality Target Product Profile (QTPP) for Pharmaceutical Packaging and Delivery Systems
Quality by Design (QbD) in Freeze Drying
Scale-Up of Solid Dispersions
Single-Use Processing in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Statistical Outliers: Methods and Applications