Biotechnology drugs: How are they different from other drugs?
- At: 2006 FIP Congress in Salvadore (Brazil)
- Type: Presentation
- By: MOREIRA, Antonio (SPI USA Inc., Baltimore, United States of America)
Classical pharmaceutical drugs are made up of small synthetic molecules which are produced by a prescribed method. On the other hand, biotechnology drugs are larger and heterogeneous molecules manufactured from living cells by very specific processing in a sterile environment. These drugs differ from pharmaceutical drugs in their size,.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.