Monthly Archives: October 2014

Three Things To Know About Biopolymers

1. What is a biopolymer? A biopolymer is a polymer produced by living organisms, such as DNA and proteins, that are made of repetitive units called monomers. 2. Where are they found? Biopolymers are essential to every living organism. For … Continue reading

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FDA Approves Constipation Drug PEGylated Naloxol

FDA has approved AstraZeneca’s Movantik for opioid-induced constipation in adults with chronic non-cancer pain. Movantik (naloxegol), an oral once-a-day treatment originally developed by Nektar Therapeutics, can decrease the constipating effects of opioids. The drug’s safety and effectiveness were established in … Continue reading

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