Glossary

  • API Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient
  • BCS Biopharmaceutics Classification System
  • BCS Class I API with high permeability and high solubility
  • BCS Class II API with high permeability and low solubility
  • BCS Class III API with low permeability and high solubility
  • BCS Class IV API with low permeability and low solubility
  • Bioavailability The proportion of a drug or other substance which enters the circulation when introduced into the body and so is able to have an active effect.
  • CDMO Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization
  • Excipient A substance formulated alongside the active ingredient of a medication, included for the purpose of long-term stabilization, bulking up solid formulations that contain potent active ingredients in small amounts, or to confer a therapeutic enhancement on the active ingredient in the final dosage form, such as facilitating drug absorption or enhancing solubility
  • GMP Good Manufacturing Practice
  • HPAPI High Potency Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient
  • Paracellular Transport The transfer of substances across an epithelium by passing through the intercellular space between the cells
  • Peptelligence Innovative and proprietary formulation technology that enables the oral delivery of molecules that are typically injected including peptides and BCS II, III, and IV small molecules
  • Peptide A compound consisting of two or more amino acids linked in a chain
  • Small Molecule A low molecular weight (approximately < 900 daltons) compound

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