Methods for the Automated Manufacturing of an Autologous Dendritic-Cell Immunotherapy - The author describes the development of automated equipment that uses functionally closed disposables to perform

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Methods for the Automated Manufacturing of an Autologous Dendritic-Cell Immunotherapy
The author describes the development of automated equipment that uses functionally closed disposables to perform cellular and ribonucleic acid processing.


BioPharm International
Volume 24, Issue 12, pp. 50-54

CONCLUSION

These prototypes demonstrated the feasibility of this automated approach. The automated equipment and the associated disposable sets or components provides a platform technology to enable commercial manufacturing of complex autologous DC immunotherapies.

Tamara T. Monesmith is a director of manufacturing and process development at Argos Therapeutics, 4233 Technology Dr., Durham, NC 27704, tel. 919.287.6300, fax 919.287.6301,
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