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2014-08-11 08:28:46

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing products to treat serious inflammatory diseases where there remains an unmet medical need, as well as developing several biodefense vaccines and therapeutics, announced today its financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. Soligenix's revenues for the quarter and six months ended June 30,...

2014-08-01 08:26:07

Awarded $2.1 million in additional funding PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing products to treat serious inflammatory diseases where there remains an unmet medical need, as well as developing several biodefense vaccines and therapeutics, announced today that the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has exercised its option to...

antibiotic resistance
2014-07-24 05:43:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Antibiotic resistance could bring about the “next pandemic,” turning run-of-the-mill disease-causing bacteria into nearly untreatable illnesses, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned on Tuesday. Speaking at a National Press Club event, CDC director Tom Frieden said that the common use of antibiotics and other anti-microbial agents over the past 70 years has caused some pathogens to mutate and become...

2014-07-09 08:20:35

Milestone Achieved under $9.4 Million NIAID Cooperative Grant PRINCETON, N.J., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing products to treat serious inflammatory diseases where there remains an unmet medical need, as well as developing several biodefense vaccines and therapeutics, announced today that the combination of RiVax(TM) and VeloThrax(TM) induces protective immunity to...

2014-07-02 23:12:01

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm weighs in on the anthrax scare at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 In June, over 80 Atlanta-based workers for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) were potentially exposed to anthrax. A highly secure lab accidentally sent a batch of live anthrax to a less-secure laboratory that was not equipped to handle the live...

CDC Workers Exposed To Anthrax
2014-06-21 07:51:52

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of those government agencies that is almost universally regarded as entirely competent and worthy of having the complete trust of the American public. This stellar reputation may, in fact, be wholly unwarranted. It was reported Thursday that as many as 86 government scientists, researchers and employees were exposed to the potentially lethal live form of the bacterium...

2014-06-04 12:29:22

ANNAPOLIS, Md., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PIP) announced today that new data from its SparVax(®) anthrax vaccine program were recently presented at the 2014 U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Medical Countermeasures Initiative (MCMi) Regulatory Science Symposium in Silver Spring, MD. In a presentation entitled, "Recombinant Protective Antigen Vaccine (SparVax(®)) Provides Protection Equivalent to BioThrax(®) Against Lethal Challenge with Bacillus...

2014-05-29 12:28:35

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PIP) announced today that new analytical data from the Company's SparVax(®) anthrax vaccine program were presented at the 114(th) General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), held recently in Boston, Massachusetts. In a poster presentation entitled "Evidence Correlating Changes in Structure and Biological Activity for a Recombinant Protective Antigen (rPA) Anthrax Vaccine," Dr. Bradford Powell,...

Drugs, DNA And Disease Discovered On Our Dollar Bills
2014-04-24 07:32:44

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With as much money that is being exchanged on a daily basis it may concern most people to know that they are not only transferring paper from one hand to the next, but potentially thousands of microbes along with it. Researchers from New York University’s Center for Genomics and Systems Biology have found that those greenbacks in our wallets do not only contain trace amounts of cocaine and other drugs, as has been previously...

2014-04-08 08:32:45

Appoints Larry Gyenes, Formerly of Columbia Laboratories, as Chief Financial Officer PINE BROOK, N.J., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elusys Therapeutics, Inc. (Elusys), a biopharmaceutical company developing antibody therapies to treat infectious disease, today announced that it has completed validation of the commercial manufacturing process for ETI-204, an anthrax antitoxin currently undergoing Phase 3 clinical trials in healthy volunteers....


Latest Anthrax Reference Libraries

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2011-04-14 14:43:25

Bacillus anthracis is a Gram-positive spore-forming, rod-shaped bacterium, with a width of 1-1.2µm and a length of 3-5µm. It can grow in aerobic or anaerobic conditions. It is the only known bacterium to synthesize a protein capsule and the only pathogenic bacterium to carry its own adenylyl cyclase virulence factor. They form oval spores located centrally in a non-swollen sporangium. These spores are highly resilient and can survive extreme temperatures, low-nutrient environments, and...

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cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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