One of the reasons for the strong adaption rate of single use systems stems from the ability to implement such an approach at a number of different points in the production process. While there are still some limitations in terms of large-scale production, as the technology has evolved single use has translated to areas like mixing, purification, formulation and even filling as processors look to take advantage of the cost and time savings
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