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2014-06-12 08:25:46

The awards recognize outstanding journalism demonstrating the essential role of biomedical research in new medical discoveries and scientific breakthroughs WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) announced today the winners of the 13(th) annual Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Awards. The awards, named in honor of FBR's late chairman Dr. Michael E. DeBakey, recognize outstanding journalism that highlights the role of biomedical...

2014-06-03 23:03:03

Cell culture technology accounted for the largest share of the global in-vitro toxicology testing market in 2013. This segment will also witness the fastest growth from 2013 to 2018. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/in-vitro-toxicology-testing-market-209577065.html (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The “In-Vitro Toxicology/ Toxicity Testing Market by Industry (Diagnostic, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics, Chemical), Technology (Cell Culture, HTS, Omics), Applications (Systemic, Dermal,...

2014-05-22 23:10:06

The global In-Vitro Toxicology Testing market of in-vitro toxicology testing is subdivided into industry, technology, method, application and geography - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/in-vitro-toxicology-testing-market-209577065.html. (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The “In-Vitro Toxicology/ Toxicity Testing Market by Industry (Diagnostic, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics, Chemical), Technology (Cell Culture, HTS, Omics), Applications (Systemic, Dermal, Ocular),Method (Cellular Assay,...

2014-05-22 20:22:50

Transposagen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., based in Lexington, KY, has announced the issuing of Patent No. 8,722,964 entitled, "Genetically Engineered or Transgenic Rats Exhibiting a Cancer Phenotype Due to a Disruption of Germline Tumor Suppressor Genes" on May 13th. LEXINGTON, Ky., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Transposagen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., based in Lexington, KY, has announced the issuing of Patent No. 8,722,964 entitled, "Genetically Engineered or Transgenic Rats...

2014-05-19 08:22:41

-- Global Pharmaceutical Consortium Being Created to Expand Predictive Toxicology Resource FREMONT, Calif., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newly published research demonstrates the ability of BioMAP® Systems, a unique set of primary human cell and co-culture assays that model human disease and pathway biology, to identify important safety aspects of drugs and chemicals more efficiently and accurately than can be achieved by animal testing. Data from BioMAP Systems analysis of 776...

2014-05-13 23:16:14

The new technologies in the in vitro testing market help in investigating the adverse effects of environmental agents in a more mechanistic and time saving manner. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/in-vitro-toxicology-testing-market-209577065.html (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The “In-Vitro Toxicology/ Toxicity Testing Market by Industry (Diagnostic, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics, Chemical), Technology (Cell Culture, HTS, Omics), Applications (Systemic, Dermal, Ocular),Method (Cellular...

2014-05-01 12:24:52

HUNTINGDON, England, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntingdon Life Sciences announced today that it has acquired Harlan Laboratories. The new company will have two operating divisions: Research Models and Services and Contract Research Services. This acquisition creates a leading global organization offering full service, non-clinical, contract research and research models and services. The increased scale of the combined venture, approaching half a billion dollars in annual revenue,...

2014-04-23 12:29:15

DUBLIN, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7j7z38/invitro) has announced the addition of the "In-Vitro Toxicology/ Toxicity Testing Market by Industry, Technology, Applications & Method - Global Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7j7z38/invitro ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global market of in-vitro toxicology...

2014-04-18 12:22:30

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Mice Model Market - by Type [Inbred, Knockout, Conditioned], Technology [Microinjection, Embryonic Stem Cell], Disease [Oncology, Immunology, CNS], Service [Breeding, Cryopreservation, Quarantine] & Care Products [Cages, Bedding, Feed] - Forecasts to 2018" to its store. DALLAS, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Over the years, the mice model market, which includes models and services, has witnessed many innovations that have led to an increase in the...

2014-04-18 04:20:58

DUBLIN, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ddkpws/mice_model_market) has announced the addition of the "Mice Model Market - by Type, Technology, Disease, Service & Care Products - Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ddkpws/mice_model_market ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Over the years, the use of mice models has...


Latest Animal testing Reference Libraries

The Axolotl, Ambystoma mexicanum
2014-02-03 08:59:54

Axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum) may also be referred to as the Mexican salamander or the Mexican walking fish. The Axolotl is a member of the Ambystomatidae family and although its common name may suggest it is a fish, it is an amphibian. Axolotl are found exclusively in Mexico. The species situates, near Mexico City, on the bottom of Xochimilco’s lakes. Unlike most salamanders, Axolotl keep its larval features throughout its entire life and very rarely ever emerge from water. A condition...

Knockout Mouse
2013-10-02 11:52:01

A Knockout Mouse is a genetically engineered mouse in which researchers have inactivated, or “knocked out,” an existing gene by replacing it or disrupting it with an artificial piece of DNA. The loss of gene activity frequently causes changes in a mouse’s phenotype, which includes appearance, behavior, or other apparent and biochemical characteristics. Knockout mice are significant animal models for studying the role of genes which have been sequenced but whose functions haven’t...

House Mouse, Mus musculus
2012-05-01 11:42:07

Even in the wild, this rodent is associated with humans by destroying crops and stored food. The house mouse is also known as the fancy mouse, a common pet. It is also a widely used laboratory animal, important for testing in genetics, biology, and medicine. There are three recognized subspecies of the house mouse. These mice thrive in a number of locations including fields, houses, and commercial structures. An adult male house mouse can have a body length of up to 3.9 in, and tail length...

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