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Nanocage Builds Itself From Engineered Components
2014-06-06 03:03:25

By Leila Gray, University of Washington A route for constructing protein nanomachines engineered for specific applications may be closer to reality. Biological systems produce an incredible array of self-assembling, functional protein tools. Some examples of these nanoscale protein materials are scaffolds to anchor cellular activities, molecular motors to drive physiological events, and capsules for delivering viruses into host cells. Scientists inspired by these sophisticated...

2014-06-05 23:16:40

VALIDATE® FERRITIN will address the growing demand by laboratories fora product to document calibration verification/linearity of their testing system. Cumberland Foreside, Maine (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Maine Standards Company, LLC announced that it has received 510(k) clearance for its VALIDATE® FERRITIN calibration verification / linearity test kit. The VALIDATE® FERRITIN kit contains Ferritin in a human-serum base matrix. Each VALIDATE® FERRITIN kit contains five...

2014-06-05 12:31:15

BOULDER, Colo. and SAN FRANCISCO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BiOptix is pleased to announce its participation in the 9(th) annual Next Generation Protein Therapeutics Summit, being held in conjunction with the 2(nd) annual Bioconjugates: From Targets to Therapeutics and the Protein Aggregation, Stability & Solubility Summits from June 4 - 6(th) in San Francisco. At the event, BiOptix is presenting new protein binding data that has been generated for customers on the BiOptix...

2014-06-05 12:29:34

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Immunoassays: Technologies and Global Marketshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/technology/immunoassays_technologies_global_markets.html INTRODUCTIONSTUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESBCC's goal in conducting this study was to determine the current status of the worldwide demand for immunoassays and to assess its growth potential over the five-year period from 2012 to 2017. We were...

2014-06-04 12:29:29

THOROLD, ON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Norgen Biotek Corp., an innovative privately held Canadian biotechnology company focusing primarily on advancing powerful tools for nucleic acids (NA) and protein purification, today announced the launch of 6 novel kits for the fast and simple isolation of NA from blood, plasma/serum and urine, including cell-free-circulating (cfc)RNA, cfcDNA and sequential cfcDNA and cfcRNA. Data from comparisons of these kits with similar kits on the...

2014-06-03 23:14:13

PARMAX™ Professional Series Hybrid LED Pro Panels excel in two critical lighting fundamentals for plants. First, intensity, the more intensity (quantity) of light the better your plants will grow and the second being, spectrum, as light intensity increases, light spectrum becomes more important. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 PARMAX™ Professional Series Hybrid LED Pro Panels grow lights made by Smart Grow Technologies are much more energy efficient than standard HID (High Intensity Discharge)...

2014-06-03 12:25:14

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Cell-Based Assays: World Industry and Market Prospects 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/research_r_d/cell_based_assays_world_market_prospects.html Report DetailsCellular testing for pharma - new report showing technological trends and sales forecastsWhat's the future of technologies for screening cells? Now you get technological and commercial predictions there from 2014....

2014-06-03 08:31:15

IRVINE, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ChromaDex Corp. (OTCQB: CDXC), an innovative natural products company that provides proprietary ingredients and science-based solutions to the dietary supplement, food and beverage, animal health, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries, announced today it has licensed exclusive rights from Dartmouth College for several patents related to pharmaceutical use of nicotinamide riboside (NR). The new licensed patents include protection for human...

2014-05-31 23:06:21

May’s cannabinoid science roundup on the Bryan William Brickner Blog highlights new National Institutes of Health (PubMed) research. The cannabinoid system and homeostasis lead the way with Publius of The Cannabis Papers providing the voice and the “Yes We Can” expectations. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 “Kidneys, skin and guts?” opened Bryan W. Brickner. “No, not a strange food item – just some cannabinoid science on homeostasis.” Brickner, part of Publius and The...

2014-05-30 23:12:02

Bryan W. Brickner highlights numerous 2014 research articles from the National Institutes of Health regarding Alzheimer’s disease - a relentless enemy worthy of mimicry - and one’s cannabinoid system. Time is both our ally and not. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 “When talking Alzheimer’s,” opened Bryan W. Brickner, “time is the key for patients and citizens alike… and we don’t have time to lose.” Brickner is part of Publius and publisher of The Cannabis Papers: A...


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Brief Introduction To DNA Probes
2014-01-12 00:00:00

DNA probes help scientists to detect a specific gene in a long DNA sequence. According to Dr. Michael A. Pfaller, DNA probes are “single-stranded pieces of nucleic acid, labeled with a specific tracer (isotope, enzyme, or chromophore), that will hydrogen bond (hybridize) with complementary single-stranded pieces of DNA (or RNA) under the appropriate conditions of pH, temperature, and iconic strength.” The Foundation for Genomics and Population Health website has a helpful video about...

Environmental Chemistry (journal)
2012-09-24 08:00:51

Environmental Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published online bi-monthly by CSIRO Publishing. The journal publishes original research and review articles on all aspects of environmental chemistry, including those addressing the chemistry of air, water, soil, sediments, space and biota. Topics include atmospheric chemistry, geochemistry, climate change, marine chemistry, water chemistry, polar chemistry, fire chemistry, astrochemistry, earth and geochemistry, soil and sediment...

Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
2012-05-15 08:55:54

The Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1950 and published by the American Chemical Society. The current editor-in-chief, James N. Seiber, has served as editor of the journal since 1999. His career has included positions in industry, government, and academia. He is an emeritus faculty member in the Department of Environmental Toxicology at the University of California, Davis. This journal publishes cutting edge original research...

Biochemical Journal
2012-05-07 07:52:24

The Biochemical Journal is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Portland Press and was established in 1906 by Benjamin Moore, holder of the first UK chair of biochemistry at the University of Liverpool, with financial support from Edward Whitley, an heir of the Greenall Whitley brewers. The two served as the first editors and the journal was initially published by the Liverpool University Press. The journal was acquired by the Biochemical Club(later named the Biochemical...

Antiviral Chemistry & Chemotherapy
2012-04-25 09:59:26

Antiviral Chemistry & Chemotherapy is a peer-reviewed academic journal published bi-monthly by International Medical Press in London since 1997. When founded in January 1990, it was published by Blackwell Science. The current editor-in-chief is Hugh J. Field of University of Cambridge, UK. The journal publishes primary papers and reviews on all aspects of the preclinical development of antiviral agents, including their chemical synthesis, biochemistry, pharmacology, mode of action and...

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