A medicinal drug or medicine that is prepared or dispensed in pharmacies and used in medical treatment.
A pharmaceutical substance generally produced by direct chemical synthesis.
Agents naturally produced by in animal cells; ex. hormones, monoclonal antibodies, vaccines etc.
Protein hormone that helps to decrease blood sugar
Drugs produced by the process of bioengineering involving recombinant DNA technology
The products of living organisms that benefit humans, animals or their surroundings.
Products produced by microorganisms during the exponential phase of growth
Products produced by microorganisms in the stationary phase
Substances that inhibit the growth of or kill microorganisms
The process of obtaining something from a mixture, compound or organic matter by chemical or physical mechanical means.
The process of separating cells and other particles from the soluble component of a cell extract
The process of removing undesired compounds from a sample.
The act of preparing a product of high purity and free of all contaminating substances.
This is an acronym describing the quality specifications for drug products
The finished drug product containing the API and other substances.
The process of aseptically filling final drug products into sterile containers before packaging
A substance produced by the body that destroys or inactivates an antigen that has entered the body
Antibodies obtained from a single clone of cultured cells and is specific for one type of antigen.
current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs)
Regulations covering the manufacture and testing of APIs, diagnostics, foods, pharmaceutical products, and medical devices
Deoxyribonucleic acid, the material that contains the information that determines inherited characteristics
Recombinant DNA Technology
the technology of preparing recombinant DNA in vitro by cutting up DNA molecules and splicing together fragments from more than one organism
Macromolecules composed of polymers of amino acid nitrogen as well as carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen