Deuterium oxide is being used in key pharmaceutical applications as reported by Dr. Sarah Harding of Specialty Chemicals Magazine in their Pharmaceuticals section of the April 2017 magazine. With a focus on the variety of Life Sciences applications for deuterium oxide that are used to help patients, Isowater plays a key role. Deuteration offers a way to improve even those drugs that already enjoy wide acceptance due to the critical nature of their primary effect, but which reduce patient’s quality of life due to adverse side effects. Isowater’s focus is to ensure that the raw material for deuterated drugs – deuterium – is available and of high quality for the long term needs of the global pharmaceutical supply chain. Find out more on the deuterium atom structure click here.