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Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients - APIs
Pharmaceutical raw materials are the basis for the production of drugs and can be divided into three categories: Natural products are drugs with vegetable ingredients called Phytopharmaka. These days the majority of them are no longer being extracted from biological material but produced (semi) synthetically or biotechnologically because it is safer, cheaper and faster. Paclitaxel (remedy for cancer) or the group of Cyclosporine (immune suppresiva) are good examples for this. APIs produced by chemical synthesis are still the most commonly used agents. Agents produced by genetic engineering (e.g. Insulin) belong to the third group of pharmaceutical raw materials and are produced in bioreactors using micro-organisms or mammalian cells. Of course we also offer our full range of services in this sector. Whether you are looking for a certain product, need documentation or have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us, we will be glad to assist you.