Novasep Opens Kilo Lab Extension at US Facility
Novasep, a supplier of services and technologies for the life sciences industry, has finalized the set-up of its new synthesis laboratory and kilo lab at its US facility. Production of kilogram-scale batches of synthetic molecules for biological testing and preclinical trials has begun according to schedule.
The US facility in Boothwyn, Pennsylvania is equipped with jacketed reactors ranging from 100 mL to 50 L in size and with a 35-L filter dryer for isolation of kilogram quantities of compound. The laboratory extension features all the necessary equipment for standard and cryogenic chemistry. In terms of purification services, it provides North American customers with the portfolio of Novasep preparative chromatography technologies, such as high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC )(Hipersep) and supercritical fluid chromatography (SFC) (Supersep). In addition, it has all the required analytical tools for process research and development (HPLC, HPLC/mass spectrometry (MS), gas chromatography (GC), GC Headspace, ultrap-performance liquid chromatography (UPLC), UPLC/MS, etc.), including a calorimetric reactor for preliminary process safety testing.