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Breaking Down Biomarker Discovery: 5 Points

A biomarker, as defined by the National Cancer Institute, is a biological molecule found in blood, other bodily fluids, or tissues that is a sign of a normal or abnormal process — or of a condition or disease. They are analytically measurable, are generally predictive, and have a variety of uses, from determining someone’s risk for stroke to measuring the progress of a disease.

Take Control of Nitrosamine Impurities

NDMA was found to be present not only in Valsartan but also in Ranitidine, as an impurity. However, in Ranitidine, it was found to have formed as a part of reaction under high temperatures typically used in GC/MS (Gas chromatography/Mass Spectrometry) technology.

How the Indy 500 is Fast, Furious and (Fuel) Fair

When those famous words are broadcast to millions of race fans on Memorial Day, it signals the start of the annual Indy 500® race. Each of the sleek cars competing to be the first to cross over the famed “Yard of Bricks” will need to thunder around that famous oval 200 times at speeds of up to 240 mph.