Published in Drug Week, October 5th, 2007
Chemists at The University of Nottingham are developing new methods for coating drugs in plastics, using methods that do not damage the latest generation of delicate ‘biopharmaceutical’ drugs which are at the cutting edge of modern medical treatment.
Conventional methods of coating drugs can use high temperatures and harsh solvents — damaging the active components of biopharmaceuticals before they have even reached the patient. But using green chemistry techniques pioneered at Nottingham,...
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