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FiercePharmaManufacturing A growing number of patients want, or need, to know the capsules they take do not come from an animal source, include GMO products or contain other ingredients that might make them sick. Feeding off that trend, capsule technology specialist Capsugel is now upping its production of vegetarian capsules at four sites in different parts of the world.
Contract Pharma CDMOs and CMOs have become more mainstream and integral to the pharmaceutical industry and this has been driven by both capacity and capability needs, according to Randy Wald, senior research fellow at Bend Research, part of Capsugel Dosage Form Solutions.
Science Bing Ren, a molecular geneticist at the San Diego branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, and colleagues studied another important aspect of the epigenome. The work indicates that enhancers play an important role in shaping the 3D structure of the DNA, the team reports.