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2010-09-01 06:00:00

TSX symbol: SBS CALGARY, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - SemBioSys Genetics Inc. (TSX:SBS) today announced that the United States Patent and Trade Mark Office has granted the Company U.S. patent 7,786,352 entitled "Methods for the Production of Apolipoproteins in Transgenic Plants". The granted patent claims include the methods for the expression of apolipoprotein (Apo) in plants, including Apo AI(Milano), the introduction of related chimeric nucleic acid into plant cells and producing...

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2009-11-18 14:14:23

Scientists in China are reporting discovery of unusual liver proteins, found only in males, that may help explain the long-standing mystery of why the hepatitis B virus (HBV) sexually discriminates -- hitting men harder than women. Their study has been published online in ACS' Journal of Proteome Research, a monthly publication. Shuhan Sun, Fang Wang and colleagues note that chronic hepatitis B seems to progress and cause liver damage faster in men, with men the main victims of the virus's...

2009-05-19 06:00:00

CALGARY, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - SemBioSys Genetics Inc. (TSX:SBS), specializing in the manufacture of high-value proteins and oils in plant seeds, today reported encouraging data from the Company's Apo AI(Milano) development program. Results from recent preclinical studies show that SemBioSys' plant-derived Apo AI(Milano) has exhibited the appropriate biological activity, including the ability to reduce overall plaque volume. New data from two of the largest and most detailed...


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