BPI White Papers

Multitron Pro: The Professional Incubation Shaker for Any Application

The Multitron Pro and the Multitron Cell manage to combine flexibility, user-friendliness and operational reliability with  optimum space utilization. A number of innovative options for cooling, precise CO2 control, illumination and hygienic direct steam humidification guarantee the ideal conditions for cultures. With around 500 different designs we meet almost every customer requirement. We are also more than happy to provide special configurations. INFORS HT provides you with Swiss quality with a modern design and a high technological level and environmentally friendly energy…

Scalable Protein Production Using Flow Electroporation

Many transient gene expression (TGE) methods produce insufficient protein quantities for full use within biotherapeutic and vaccine development pipelines. MaxCyte’s proprietary flow electroporation provides a universal means of highly efficient TGE for the rapid production of large-scale quantities of proteins, antibodies, antibody-like molecules, virus-like particles (VLPs), and vaccines. In addition, the platform can be used for generation of stable pools and stable cell lines that can greatly streamline biotherapeutic and vaccine development. Flow electroporation (co)transfects a wide range of cells,…

Efficacy and Utility of New EXP-Pak Closed-System Disposable Cell Expansion Bags Designed for Cell Therapy Applications

Clinical cellular therapy applications often times require a cell expansion or maturation step prior to use. Traditionally, cell expansion or cell culture is performed in “open” systems including multi-well culture dishes or tissue culture flasks. These “open” steps present risks and are not ideal for larger-scale manufacturing. The new EXP-Pak™ cell expansion container offered by Charter Medical, Ltd. is a closed-system, gas permeable bag intended for expansion and culture of non-adherent cells. The data demonstrate that the EXP-Pak™ cell expansion…

Freeze-Pak STS

Freeze-Pak™ STS Bio-Containers and STS Shippers: Offering a New Single-Use Solution for Frozen Storage and Transport to -80°C

Frozen storage is commonly achieved with single-use containers and enables manufacturing process flexibility, long-term product stability and minimizes logistics challenges.  While single-use containers are available for storage and transport of frozen products, some require a significant investment while others don’t offer the necessary support and protection. Charter Medical has recently developed a new single-use frozen storage and transport shipping solution designed to complement the single-use Freeze-Pak™ STS (FP-STS) bio-containers which were engineered specifically for frozen storage applications. The bags and…

Evaluation of HCP and DNA Clearance with NatriFlo™ HD-Q Membrane Adsorbers at Lab to Process Scales

NatriFlo™ HD-Q chromatography from Natrix Separations introduces reliable and reproducible Q polish performance that combines resin binding capacity with adsorber speed to achieve a new level of process flexibility. Gallus Biopharmaceuticals (a St. Louis based CMO) evaluated NatriFlo™ HD-Q membrane columns as an anion exchange polishing step with the objective of assessing NatriFlo’s ability to (1) reduce process-derived impurities to achieve target product profile; (2) maintain process robustness to process changes; and (3) achieve reliable scalability from lab to production.…

TOYOPEARL NH2-750F Aggregate Removal from Monoclonal Antibodies

The drive to reduce the manufacturing costs for biological therapeutics have increased the demands placed on downstream unit operations to the point where a single processing step is expected to accomplish a multitude of purification objectives. Where anion exchange resins have traditionally been used to remove DNA, endotoxin, and as a viral clearance step in the purification of monoclonal antibodies (mAbs), new ligand chemistries make it possible for anion exchange chromatography to do more. In the following paper, TOYOPEARL NH2-750F,…