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2014-04-15 12:30:47

DALLAS, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The new report "Carbohydrase Market by Applications (Food & Beverage, Animal Feed, Pharmaceuticals and Others), by Type (Amylases, Cellulases, and Others), Source (Microorganisms, Animals, and Plants) and by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019", by MarketsandMarkets, identifies the driving and restraining factors of the global Carbohydrase market with analysis of trends, opportunities, winning imperatives, and...

2014-03-31 13:33:27

Researchers at King's College London and Imperial College London have discovered that people with fewer copies of a gene coding for a carb-digesting enzyme may be at higher risk of obesity. The findings, published in Nature Genetics, suggest that dietary advice may need to be more tailored to an individual's digestive system, based on whether they have the genetic predisposition and necessary enzymes to digest different foods. Salivary amylase plays a significant role in breaking down...

2013-09-09 23:26:54

Crosscutting Concepts has partnered with EMC Publishing and author Ellyn Daugherty to develop and market engaging, hands-on laboratory kits to accompany the best-selling textbook and laboratory manual Biotechnology: Science for the New Millennium. Huntington, W.V. (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Crosscutting Concepts has partnered with EMC Publishing and author Ellyn Daugherty to develop and market Biotechnology by Ellyn Daugherty™, a series of engaging, hands-on laboratory kits to accompany...

2013-06-18 23:24:53

A larger diameter infant swab with increased strength that will allow for greater fluid capacity is now available from Salimetrics. Salimetrics is offering its redesigned infant swab to make it easier to collect sufficient saliva volume for laboratory analysis. State College, PA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 The new swab, designed for infants up to six months, produces increased fluid retention through the tip allowing for faster collection of infant saliva. Samples collected using the Salimetrics...

Dog Domestication Depended On Ability To Digest Human Foods
2013-01-24 07:15:45

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Your family dog is likely to dig through the kitchen trashcan for food if you give him half a chance. It's annoying to live with, but new information shows that this behavior runs deeper than we might know. A new study of dog genetics, led by Uppsala University, reveals that compared to wolves, dogs have numerous genes involved in metabolizing starch. This supports the theory that some dogs emerged from wolves that were able to...

2012-11-19 08:23:59

JUPITER, Fla., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dyadic International, Inc. (OTC Pink: DYAI), a global biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, manufacture and sale of enzymes and other proteins for the bioenergy, bio-based chemicals, biopharmaceutical and industrial enzyme industries, announced today that it has been issued U.S. Patent No. 8,304,212 entitled "Methods and compositions for degradation of lignocellulosic material" by the United States Patent and Trademark Office...

Nonalcoholic Berry Wine Could Be Good For Diabetics
2012-08-21 10:31:02

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online “You are what you eat.” This quote has long highlighted the intersection between food and health for the body. Interestingly enough, a team of investigators from the University of Illinois (U of I) recently discovered compounds in Illinois blueberry and blackberry wines that stop enzymes that target carbohydrate absorption and assimilation. They believe that the tasty drink from berry wine could be a possible drug for...

2012-01-05 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM), a leading industrial biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of high-performance enzymes, today announced the introduction of VEREFLOW(TM) alpha-amylase, a unique enzyme for the removal of filter cake in drilling operations. This high performance enzyme effectively removes filter cake that acts as a barrier to hydrocarbon flow on the face of the...

2011-12-01 08:00:00

Psychobiological studies investigating the nature of the stress response and its relations to human health and development have routinely measured salivary cortisol to assess the response of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis. Current theory suggests, however, that measurement across multiple stress systems will provide a more complete picture of the stress response, and Salimetrics now recommends that stress-related studies should include measures of both salivary cortisol and...

2011-09-07 07:00:00

ORANGE CITY, Iowa, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ron Van Beek, president and CEO of Van Beek Natural Science, announced that in addition to Synacore's probiotics and prebiotics, the formulation contains a robust package of 13 enzymes that all work synergistically to help maintain a healthy digestive system in dogs and cats. "A dog's or cat's health is directly related to their diet. Raw diets are rich in enzymes and complex nutrients. If pet parents are feeding their pets dry and/or...