The Importance of In Vitro Assays for the Development of Biosimilars

Source: Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.

By Amanda Turner

Biosimilar expert, Amanda Turner, provides and an overview of the current state of biosimilars, covering the following questions: What is a biosimilar? How many are on the market? How many are in development? What type of assays are being employed to test their biosimilarity? What is an anti-idiotypic antibody? What factors are important when considering which assays and antibodies to utilize?