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2014-05-19 11:45:34

European Society of Cardiology Negative iron balance predicts survival in patients with acute heart failure, according to research presented for the first time today at the Heart Failure Congress 2014 in Athens, Greece. The Congress is the main annual meeting of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology. Professor Ewa Jankowska, first author of the study, said: "Patients with acute heart failure have a major collapse in homeostasis. Iron is a key micronutrient...

2014-05-16 23:04:15

ReportsnReports.com offers "Human Identification Market by Technology (Next Generation Sequencing, Rapid DNA Analysis, Capillary Electrophoresis, PCR), Application (Forensics, Paternity Testing), DNA Amplification, Quantification, Extraction, Services, & Software - Forecast to 2018" report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The global human identification market is categorized on the basis of technology, applications, products, and geography. The...

2014-05-16 16:24:29

DALLAS, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report "Isothermal Nucleic Acid Amplification Technology (INAAT) Market by Application (Infectious Diseases, Blood Screening, Research), Products (Instruments, Reagents), End-User (Hospital, Reference Laboratories, Other) - Global Forecast to 2018", published by MarketsandMarkets, the global Isothermal Nucleic Acid Amplification Technology (INAAT) Market is poised to reach $1,651 Million by 2018 at a...

2014-05-16 12:27:48

MILLBROOK, N.Y., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Donald Fresne, President and CEO of Egenix, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Hans-Guido Wendel, MD, to its Scientific Advisory Committee. Dr. Wendel, a graduate of the University of Aachen, Germany, trained in clinical hemato-oncology in Germany, performed research at Cold Spring Harbor and presently holds a tenure-track position at Sloan Kettering Institute NYC focusing on the genetics of lymphatic cancer and initially...

2014-05-15 23:09:07

The cell-based assays market is rapidly evolving with a large number of developments taking place to increase accuracy and speed, and reduce costs of drug. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/cell-based-assays-market-119917269.html (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The “Cell-Based Assays Market by Product (Reagents & Assay Kits (Cytotoxicity, GPCR), Cell lines, Plate Readers, HCS, HTS, Software & Assay Development Services), Application (Drug Discovery, ADMET), End-user...

2014-05-15 23:04:23

Dr. Mostafa Ronaghi brings decades of experience in developing world class genomic and personalized medicine tools to BaseHealth’s board Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 BaseHealth, the maker of the integrated health management platform GenophenTM, today announced the addition of Dr. Mostafa Ronaghi to the company’s Board of Directors. Dr. Ronaghi is the current Chief Technology Officer of Illumina, Inc., the leader in next-generation sequencing technologies. He is also a serial...

2014-05-15 12:33:45

LONDON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Sample Preparation in Genomics, Proteomics, and Epigenomics: Global Marketshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/sample_preparation_genomics_proteomics_epigenomics.html STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESThis BCC Research report, Sample Preparation in Genomics, Proteomics, and Epigenomics: Global Markets, provides an overview of the current overall state of the sample preparation...

2014-05-15 08:40:39

DUBLIN, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jqmskn/electrophoresis) has announced the addition of the "Electrophoresis Equipment and Supplies - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Electrophoresis Equipment and Supplies in US$ Million/Thousand by the following Product Segments: Gel Electrophoresis Systems, Capillary...

2014-05-14 08:32:08

- Expands pipeline and broadens platform with next-generation melanocortin peptides - ANAHEIM, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOR) today announced that it has entered into a development collaboration agreement with an undisclosed privately held European company to develop novel melanocortin peptides. The collaboration includes an option to acquire the technology during clinical development. Along with the June 2013 acquisition of Synacthen(®),...

2014-05-13 08:32:43

- Company expects numerous retail products to be launched in 2014 that incorporate PURENERGY® as an alternative ingredient to caffeine - IRVINE, Calif., May 13, 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 the initiation of the second human clinical study for...

Latest Biochemistry Reference Libraries

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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