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Jul 17, 2007

Evotec Grows its GMP Sterile Pharmaceutical Production Plant

  • Evotec expanded its sterile pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Glasgow, Scotland. The company has doubled its capacity for the aseptic GMP manufacture of pharmaceuticals to be used in clinical trials with the new facility being immediately operational.

    Evotec's formulations business is a provider of contract pharmaceutical development services for formulations of drugs intended for parenteral administration and the manufacture of formulated compounds for use in Phase I and Phase II trials.



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Scientifically Studying Ecstasy

MDMA (commonly known as the empathogen “ecstasy”) is classified as a Schedule 1 drug, which is reserved for compounds with no accepted medical use and a high abuse potential. Two researchers from Stanford, however, call for a rigorous scientific exploration of MDMA's effects to identify precisely how the drug works, the data from which could be used to develop therapeutic compounds.

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