lyophilization lyophilization


  • (n) a method of drying food or blood plasma or pharmaceuticals or tissue without destroying their physical structure; material is frozen and then warmed in a vacuum so that the ice sublimes




  • "We know that the ricin subunit vaccine itself is very sensitive to denaturation, and we are very encouraged to find lyophilization conditions that aid in the long-term stability of the vaccine," stated Dr. Ellen Vitetta, Director of the Cancer...
    on Feb 2, 2010 By: Ellen Vitetta Source: (press release)

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