Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Daily Archives

Optimization of HEK 293 and CHO Cell Culture Media Supplementation by DoE Methodology

This webcast features: Dr. Francesc Gòdia, Professor of Chemical Engineering at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Chemically defined and animal derived free components media are required for bioprocess development and operation using mammalian cell as platform for the production of biopharmaceuticals. The supplementation of commercial chemically-defined media with specific compounds is studied for the optimization of CHO and HEK 293 cell culture. Design of Experiments approach is used to first screen the most efficient compounds and further determine their optimal conditions.…

EMD Millipore Introduces Three New Resins for its Chromabolt® Prepacked Chromatography Columns

EMD Millipore, the life science division of Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany, announces the availability of three new chromatography resins for its Chromabolt® prepacked columns. These pre-validated chromatography columns can come packed with either strong cation exchangers, weak cation exchangers or strong anion exchangers, freeing up end users’ time and resources by eliminating manual column packing and cleaning. Designed for pilot and early clinical manufacturing, the Chromabolt® columns are now available packed with the following resins: Strong cation exchanger Fractogel®…

EMD Millipore Introduces PureFlex™ Plus Single-Use Process Container Film for High-Volume Biopharmaceutical Applications

EMD Millipore, the life science division of Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany, has expanded its single-use film offerings with the introduction of PureFlex™ Plus film, a robust, durable film used in the construction of Mobius® single-use process containers for biopharmaceutical manufacturing. The film’s rugged outer layer offers strong resistance to leak formation, making it ideal for the demanding applications often encountered in large volume operations. The PureFlex™ Plus film builds upon EMD Millipore’s established PureFlex™ film technology, which was introduced…