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API Full Form – What Is The Full Form Of API

API Full FormActive Pharmaceutical Ingredient
API Full FormApplication Programming Interface

Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient

API Full Form is Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient. It is the ingredient in a pharmaceutical drug or pesticide that is biologically active. For example, an active ingredient to relieve pain is included in a painkiller. This is called API. A small amount of the active ingredient has an effect, so only a tiny part of the active ingredient is contained in medicine.

Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient manufacturing process

  • Chemical synthesis
  • Fermentation processes
  • Recombinant DNA
  • Isolation and recovery from natural sources
  • A combination of these processes

Application Programming Interface

API is set of programming code that helps in communicating two different software programs. It is created for a specific purpose or task. It assist application to work properly.

For example – You are seaching flight tickets on Paytm. You will find many flights with different cost. All this is possible with the help of APIs because the Paytm website has integrated the APIs of those flight companies on their site, so when you do a flight search, these flights’ APIs go to their original site’s database for the information of the flights and display it on Paytm.

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