Feasibility of commercial space manufacturing, production of pharmaceuticals. Volume 1 : Executive summary
- Nov 9, 1978.
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- 1 electronic document
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- The feasibility of the commercial manufacturing of pharmaceuticals in space is examined. The method of obtaining pharmaceutical company involvement, laboratory results of the separation of serum proteins by the continuous flow electrophoresis process, the selection and study of candidate products, and their production requirements is presented. Antihemophilic factor, beta cells, erythropoietin, epidermal growth factor, alpha-1-antitrypsin and interferon were studied. Production mass balances for antihemophilic factor, beta cells, and erythropoietin were compared for space verus ground operation.
- NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) Collection.
- Document ID: 19800002026.
Accession ID: 80N10266.
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