Why Carbon-14 Is the Element of Choice for Radiolabeling


When it comes to selecting radiolabeled compounds for generating data in laboratory settings, chemical companies may find themselves having numerous options to choose from. And with about 810,000 people working in chemical companies throughout the United States, there are endless research studies being conducted. But because the use of a radiolabeled material or compound is generally considered mandatory, the compound of choice is often Carbon-14. Let’s take a closer look at some of the benefits this compound can offer and why it’s selected frequently.

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GMP Standards vs. GLP Standards: What Are the Differences in Lab Testing?

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Laboratory testing protocols are in place to make sure lab settings are safe and follow the rules. This is especially true in the U.S., which is the largest national producer of chemical products around the world. But when it comes to laboratory testing, people often get confused by differences between Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) regulations and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) regulations. While similar, they do serve different purposes, so let’s take a look at a few key differences between GMP and GLP regulations.

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