Tagged: Biologics

Biologic Drugs – The Future of Medicine

Biologics is the buzzword within drug discovery these days. The days of small molecule therapeutics are numbered, with pharmaceutical companies and research institutes shifting their focus to large molecule ‘biologics’. Despite being extremely complex to design and study, the advantages...

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Monoclonal Antibodies in Drug Development

The global monoclonal antibody market has an annual value of USD 100 billion, boasting blockbuster drugs such as Humira and Keytruda. Monoclonal antibodies are immune cells that have the ability to bind to very specific targets. By doing so, they...

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Horseshoe Crabs Are Bloody Amazing

On the surface, horseshoe crabs are unexciting creatures. You might have come across one on the beach, a prehistoric scorpion/crab-like creature gliding slowly across the sand. But there is more to this unassuming creature than meets the eye. For starters,...