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2014-10-22 12:26:29

In the news release, ProfNet Experts Available on Ebola Virus, Data Breaches, More, issued Oct. 15, 2014 by ProfNet over PR Newswire, we are advised that the media contact information for Ebola Virus expert Dr. Jim Arbogast, Ph.D. of GOJO Industries should read "Jackie Kundla, jkundla@hunterpr.com". Also, two expert profiles were omitted from the original press release. The complete, corrected release follows: ProfNet Experts Available on Ebola Virus, Data Breaches, More Also in This...

2014-10-22 08:34:53

Chelated Trace Minerals in Swine Rations Allow For Increased Efficiency ST. LOUIS, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Supplementation of trace minerals in swine diets is crucial for animal growth, reproduction and immune system development. However, supplementation levels often exceed inclusion requirements resulting in excess mineral excretions. In a recent study completed by researchers at the University of Illinois, growing pigs that were fed diets supplemented with chelated trace...

2014-10-22 08:33:24

IRVINE, Calif., Oct 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Antigen Discovery Inc. (ADi), a privately held company in Irvine, California, announced the receipt of a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Phase I Small Business Innovation Research award (SBIR) from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR). The one-year $225,000 award will fund the development of a Pan-HIV Protein Microarray Chip, which will contain every protein in all of the HIV-1 and HIV-2 subtypes and aid in...

2014-10-22 08:32:41

-- Funding to Support Profectus and Galveston National Laboratory Investigators in the Development of a Trivalent rVSV-Vectored Vaccine to Rapidly Confer Protection Against Ebola and Marburg Viruses -- BALTIMORE, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Profectus BioSciences, Inc., a clinical-stage vaccine company developing novel vaccines for the treatment and prevention of infectious diseases, announced today that Profectus and the Galveston National Laboratory (GNL) at the University of Texas Medical...

2014-10-22 08:32:29

-- Studies will accelerate IND-enabling development of VesiculoVax(TM) Ebola vaccine -- BALTIMORE, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Profectus BioSciences, Inc. announced today that the company has received a contract from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) aimed at accelerating the advancement of the company's candidate Ebola vaccine into human clinical studies. In previous preclinical studies conducted in...

2014-10-22 08:32:22

Demonstrates Proof-of-Concept for ORMD-0801 Oral Insulin to Reduce Exogenous Insulin Requirements JERUSALEM, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQCM: ORMP) (http://www.oramed.com ), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems, today reported positive top-line clinical results from its Phase IIa clinical trial of ORMD-0801, the company's proprietary oral insulin capsules, to treat type 1...

2014-10-22 08:32:17

DUBLIN, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global DNA Diagnostics Market (Product types, Application, Technology, End User and Geography) - Size, Share, Global Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast, 2013 - 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This new report titled, "DNA diagnostics Market (products, applications,...

2014-10-22 08:32:13

Company launches The Diabetes Download, a new YouTube channel brought to you by Cornerstones4Care®, to help people living with diabetes incorporate better disease management into their lives. PLAINSBORO, N.J., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, announced a new partnership with online sensation Michael Stevens, host and creator of the popular YouTube channel Vsauce, to launch a new 6-part video series, "Breaking Down Diabetes." Stevens, well known for...

2014-10-22 04:22:27

PhosImmune and PureMHC Working Together On Immunotherapies for Cancer CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. and AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PhosImmune Inc. and PureMHC LLC today announced they have entered into a license and collaboration agreement to develop novel antibody-based immunotherapies designed to target cancers. PhosImmune possesses technology for the identification of phosphorylated peptides displayed on the surfaces of tumor cells in association with HLA molecules....

2014-10-22 04:22:17

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced that it has made a commitment of up to $200 million to accelerate and significantly expand the production of an Ebola vaccine program in development at its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies. The company is closely collaborating with the World Health Organization (WHO), the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), as well as other key stakeholders, governments, and...


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Papaver rhoeas
2014-10-16 11:37:39

Papaver rhoeas is a species of flowering plant. The common, widespread plant may also be referred to as the Corn poppy, the Corn rose, the Field poppy, Flanders poppy, the Red poppy, the Red weed coquelicot and the Headache. This member of the poppy family Papaveraceae, can be found in Europe in agricultural fields, roadsides and wasteland. The plant is known to give off a foul odor and is considered an agricultural weed. P. rhoeas will often flower in late spring or in the warmer fall...

Papaver orientale
2014-10-16 11:34:49

Papaver orientale is a species of flowering plant. This perennial plant (surviving more than 2 years)may also be referred to as the Oriental poppy and it is a member of the Papaveraceae family. P. orientale can be found in northeastern Turkey and northern Iran. P. orientale commonly grows between 2 and 3 feet and its flowers will commonly bloom from June till July. Flowers are scarlet red, orange or pink in color with purple centers. Long stalks produce thistle-like gray or green leaves...

Papaver nudicaule
2014-10-15 11:29:10

Papaver nudicaule is a flowering plant species. This species may also be referred to as the Arctic poppy or the Iceland poppy. The species belongs to the Papaveraceae family. This plant is a short- lived species that is commonly grown as a biennial or annual plant. P. nudicaule plants can be found in the Asian mountain areas and north into arctic regions in Europe and North America. P. nudicaule produces large, fragrant flowers that can be grown in a variety of different colors from white,...

Nelumbo nucifera
2014-10-15 11:26:21

Nelumbo nucifera is a flowering plant species. This plant may also be commonly referred to as the Indian lotus, the Sacred lotus, Bean of India or simply, Lotus. N. nucifera is an aquatic plant and along with one other species, it makes up the Nelumbonaceae family. The species is a perennial plant meaning it lives longer than 2 years. In fact, the oldest lotus germination was found in northeastern China and came from seeds that were 1,300 years old. N. nucifera is rooted on the bottom of...

Karakul
2014-10-14 10:22:10

The Karakul, also known as the Qaraqul, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in Central Asia and is thought to have been raised in that area since 1400 BC. Because it has been raised in the desert regions of Central Asia, it is extremely hardy and can survive in arid conditions with little water by storing fat in its tail. This breed is raised in the deserts of Namibia and was introduced into that area by German scientists during the early twentieth century. The Karakul often...

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