Felix Franks on Critical-to-Quality Process Parameters for Lyophilization
The inventor of the stabilization process used to formulate Exubera has found that mentioning the glassy state has often produced a similar effect in his pharma listeners. Due to lack of interdisciplinary understanding, he says, freeze drying is still hit or miss at many pharmaceutical companies. In Chapter 3 of his best-selling book, he outlines product and process parameters.
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