biotechnology use in drug development
How are drugs made?
Scientist make new drugs by using pre-existing drugs to help them. scientists combine different substances which creates the new drugs. for example there is a lot of substances that come from nature. Such as pacific yew tree, which helps treat some cancers.
Why do drugs cost so much?
The process of making drug
First you find what you want to cure
Then you test what substances you need
Once you find the substances you need to make it you test it
Then once its ready you take final tests
Lastly you send it to pharmacies