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Provided by Kat J. McAlpine, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering By combining efforts and innovations, Wyss Institute scientists develop synthetic gene controls for programmable diagnostics and biosensors, delivered out of the...

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2014-10-30 23:08:11

With its exclusive COSMEDERM®-7 anti-irritant technology, the new Refinity skin peels and at-home regimens are formulated for all skin types, regardless of color, tone or texture, and deliver high potency with minimal irritation or ‘downtime’ San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 High efficacy and low irritation are no longer mutually exclusive concepts in the medical-grade skin care domain: Cosmederm, the specialty biotechnology company focusing on the development of...

2014-10-30 23:05:16

Dr. Roy Schmidt and the staff of the Pain Specialist Center will host a free seminar and question-and-answer session about regenerative medicine on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. Held at the clinic at 15 Stonebridge Blvd. in Jackson, the hour-long event will allow attendees to ask questions about stem cell therapy and platelet rich plasma therapy in a relaxed atmosphere. JACKSON, Tenn. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Dr. Roy Schmidt and the staff of the Pain Specialist Center will host a free...

2014-10-30 16:29:30

FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: WGBS) announced today that it will host a conference call to discuss its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. The call will be held on Friday, November 7, 2014 at 11:00 am ET and will be hosted by Ivan Trifunovich, President and CEO of WaferGen Bio-systems and Michael Henighan, CFO of WaferGen Bio-systems. Participants may listen to the live broadcast by calling (877) 407-3982...

2014-10-30 08:35:54

SHANGHAI, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: WX), a leading open-access R&D capability and technology platform company serving the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries, with operations in China and the United States, today announced the establishment of a representative office in the Tel Aviv area of Israel. The new office will promote WuXi's broad platform of integrated R&D services to local customers. It will also...

2014-10-30 08:29:59

WASHINGTON and NEW YORK and LONDON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a leading provider of market research, MarketResearch.com announces the distribution of a report by BioInformant Worldwide, LLC, revealing the continued 14.7% annual growth of the induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) market. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132627 To learn more about the induced pluripotent stem cell market, visit:...

2014-10-29 23:14:08

Upcoming San Marcos and Carlsbad, California Adult Stem Cell Lectures on Wednesday and Thursday, November 5 and 6, 2014. San Marcos and Carlsbad, California (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The Irvine Stem Cell Treatment Center announces a series of free public seminars on the use of adult stem cells for various chronic, degenerative and inflammatory conditions. They will be provided by Dr. Thomas A. Gionis, Surgeon-in-Chief. The seminars will be held on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, at 11:30am...

2014-10-29 23:13:32

Backed by years of research, thousands of happy patients, and faster healing time is the latest in ethical stem cell treatments for foot pain offered at Adler Footcare of Greater New York. Stem cell therapy stimulates and produces healthy bones and cartilage to repair what’s been damaged in the foot and causing people debilitating foot pain. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Stem cell therapy is the future of foot pain treatment. New York podiatrists at Adler Footcare are...

2014-10-29 16:28:50

CINCINNATI, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists used pluripotent stem cells to generate functional, three-dimensional human stomach tissue in a laboratory - creating an unprecedented tool for researching the development and diseases of an organ central to several public health crises, ranging from cancer to diabetes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO Scientists at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center report Oct. 29 in Nature they used...

2014-10-29 16:28:36

Payers Employ a Variety of Cost-Control Measures to Manage the Utilization of Premium-Priced RA Agents, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that although 80 percent of surveyed rheumatologists currently prescribe Pfizer's Xeljanz for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), it is usually used in later lines of therapy. Physicians most frequently cite limited formulary coverage and reimbursement...

2014-10-29 16:28:19

DALLAS, October 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report The "Cell Expansion Market by Product (Reagent, Media, Serum, Bioreactors, Centrifuge), Cell Type (human, animal), Application (Stem Cell Research, Regenerative Medicine, Clinical Diagnostics), End User (Hospital, Biotechnology, Cell Bank) - Forecast to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, provides a detailed overview of the major drivers, restraints, challenges, opportunities, current...


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GloFish
2013-10-03 10:12:03

The GloFish is a patented and trademarked brand of genetically modified fluorescent fish. Various GloFish are currently on the market. Zebrafish were the first GloFish that were available within pet stores and are now sold in bright green, red, orange-yellow, blue, and purple fluorescent colors. Recently, Electric Green, Sunburst Orange, and Moonrise Pink colored tetra (Gymnocorymbus ternetzi) and Electric Green tiger barb (Puntius tetrazona) have been incorporated to the lineup. Although not...

Flavr Savr
2013-10-03 09:43:32

Flavr Savr, also known as CGN-89564, a genetically modified tomato, was the first commercially grown genetically engineered food to be granted a license for human consumption. It was produced by the Californian company Calgene, and submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1992. On May 18, 1994, the FDA completed its evaluation of the Flavr Savr tomato and the usage of APH(3’)II, concluding that the tomato “is as safe as tomatoes bred by conventional means” and “that the...

Knockout Mouse
2013-10-02 11:52:01

A Knockout Mouse is a genetically engineered mouse in which researchers have inactivated, or “knocked out,” an existing gene by replacing it or disrupting it with an artificial piece of DNA. The loss of gene activity frequently causes changes in a mouse’s phenotype, which includes appearance, behavior, or other apparent and biochemical characteristics. Knockout mice are significant animal models for studying the role of genes which have been sequenced but whose functions haven’t...

Genetically Modified Wheat
2013-10-02 07:20:35

Genetically Modified Wheat is wheat that has been genetically engineered by the direct manipulation of its genome utilizing biotechnology. It has also been termed GMO wheat, GMO standing for genetically modified organism. As of the year 2013, no GM wheat is grown commercially, but many field tests have been performed. Wheat is an important domesticated grass that is used around the world for food, and its evolution has been influenced by human intervention since the dawn of agriculture....

Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry
2012-06-04 19:33:04

Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry is a peer-reviewed academic journal established in 1979 under the title Journal of Applied Biochemistry and published by Academic Press. It assumed its present title in 1986 and publication was taken over by Portland Press in 1993. It is now published bimonthly by Wiley-Blackwell (since 2011). It is the official journal of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. The journal publishes scholarly Articles and Reviews relating to...

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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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