Handbook of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology


SHAYNE COX GAD, PH.D., D.A.B.T., Gad Consulting Services, Cary, North Carolina


A practical overview of a full rangeof approaches to discovering, selecting, and producing biotechnology-derived drugs

The Handbook of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology helps pharmaceutical scientists develop biotech drugs through a comprehensive framework that spans the process from discovery, development, and manufacturing through validation and registration. With chapters written by leading practitioners in their specialty areas, this reference:

  • Provides an overview of biotechnology used in the drug development process
  • Covers extensive applications, plus regulations and validation methods
  • Features fifty chapters covering all the major approaches to the challenge of identifying, producing, and formulating new biologically derived therapeutics

With its unparalleled breadth of topics and approaches, this handbook is a core reference for pharmaceutical scientists, including development researchers, toxicologists, biochemists, molecular biologists, cell biologists, immunologists, and formulation chemists. It is also a great resource for quality assurance/assessment/control managers, biotechnology technicians, and others in the biotech industry.


“In summary, the Handbook of Pharmaceutical Biotechnoloyg is an invaluable addition to the bookshelf of any biopharmaceutical scientist. It is not only useful as a reference book, but also enjoyable to read as a textbook due to the topical and well-written subject matter. . . highly recommended.” (Biochemist, 1 April 2011)

“I think this is an excellent book certainly the best of its kind I have come across.” (BTS Newsletter, Summer 2008)

Book details

  • Publisher: Wiley-Interscience; 1 edition (June 11, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0471213861
  • ISBN-13: 978-0471213864




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