Latest Active ingredient Stories

2014-09-10 23:05:49

Quantifying tablet disintegration profiles in situ and in real time enables the reliable understanding of breakage and dispersion mechanisms that govern Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) release rates. This essential process knowledge can support the prediction of in vivo drug release profiles during formulation development and can help identify the root cause of inconsistencies during release testing. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 METTLER TOLEDO has initiated a...

2014-09-09 08:33:27

DUBLIN, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients Market - Forecast to 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) are active substances used in pharmaceutical drug product intended to achieve pharmacological activity or induce beneficial health effects by having direct effect on diagnosis, prevention or treatment of disease in...

2014-02-18 08:30:50

First-In-Class Active Ingredient Releasing Film Moving Closer to Market MONTREAL, Feb. 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Imaflex Inc. (TSXV: IFX) ("Imaflex" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce the successful completion of repeatable pilot production and analytical characterization of the first herbicidal pre-formulation for its novel crop protection active ingredient releasing agricultural films. The pre-formulation contains an herbicide optimally dispersed in a water-soluble,...

2012-08-20 15:19:34

In a thrust against the major problem of counterfeit medicines sold in developing countries, which causes thousands of illnesses and deaths annually, scientists today described development of a simple, paper-strip test that people could use to identify counterfeit versions of one of the most-frequently faked medicines in the world. Their report on an inexpensive test to identify fake tablets of Panadol was presented here at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American...

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.