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2014-08-20 16:25:31

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) today announced that it will participate at two upcoming investor conferences: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20010919/PTCLOGO - FBR 1(st) Annual Healthcare Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston on Wednesday, September 3(rd) - Citi's 9(th) Annual Biotech Conference at The Mandarin Oriental Boston on Thursday, September 4(th) In addition, management will present a company...

2014-08-20 08:27:38

Growth Funding to Expand CCB's Presence in Reproductive and Stem Cell Markets LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California Cryobank (CCB), a global leader in reproductive tissue donor services and storage and stem cell banking, announced today that it has been acquired by equity investors Longitude Venture Partners II, L.P. ("Longitude") and NovaQuest Pharma Opportunities Fund III, L.P. ("NovaQuest"). Founded in 1977 by Dr. Charles Sims and Dr. Cappy Rothman, California...

2014-08-20 08:27:31

MUMBAI, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glenmark Pharmaceuticals S.A. (GPSA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited India (GPL), announces the discovery and initiation of IND enabling studies of a novel clinical development candidate, GBR 1302, a HER2xCD3 bispecific antibody. GBR 1302 was discovered and developed by the Glenmark Biologics Research Centre located in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. GBR 1302 is based on Glenmark's innovative BEAT antibody...

2014-08-19 23:13:35

Ethox Chemicals, LLC brings attention to PCI Magazine’s recently released 2014 Additives Reference Guide. The custom chemical company highlights the benefits of reactive surfactants. (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 American specialty chemical company Ethox Chemicals calls attention to PCI Magazine’s 2014 Additives Reference Guide glossary which reviews the benefits of reactive surfactants. PCI Magazine notes in their entry under surfactants that there are a number of benefits of using...

2014-08-19 23:12:17

The Annual BioConference Live Genetics and Genomics Virtual Conference Announces Keynote Presentations from Dr. Gordon Mills and Dr. Robert Nussbaum on August 20-21, 2014 Yorba Linda, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 BioConference Live Genetics and Genomics recently announced new speakers for their virtual conference scheduled for August 20-21, 2014. The Annual Genetics and Genomics Virtual Conference welcomes Dr. Gordon Mills and Dr. Robert Nussbaum as the keynote speakers during the event....

2014-08-19 16:30:27

DUBLIN, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Biopesticides - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Biopesticides in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period...

2014-08-19 04:22:39

JERUSALEM, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gamida Cell [http://www.gamida-cell.com ], a world leader in stem cell expansion technologies and therapeutic products, announced today that it has signed an investment and option agreement with Novartis Pharma AG [http://www.novartis.com ] ("Novartis"). According to the agreement, Novartis will invest $35 million in Gamida Cell and in return will receive 15% equity and an option to fully acquire Gamida Cell. The option is exercisable...

2014-08-18 16:28:15

WELLESLEY, Mass., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by Barbara Beltz, the Allene Lummis Russell Professor of Neuroscience at Wellesley College, and Irene Soderhall of Uppsala University, Sweden, published in the August 11 issue of the journal Developmental Cell, demonstrates that the immune system can produce cells with stem cell properties, using crayfish as a model system. These cells can, in turn, create neurons in the adult animal. The flexibility of immune...

2014-08-18 12:27:56

ELLICOTT CITY, Md., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS), the trade organization representing over 1,500 clinical research sites in 37 countries, today announced INC Research, a leading, global Phase I to IV clinical research organization (CRO), will sponsor site appreciation events at the society's annual Site Solutions Summit, Oct. 10-12, 2014, on Amelia Island, Fla. and its inaugural European Summit, March 25-27, 2015, in Croatia. "We are...

2014-08-18 12:27:20

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TNI BioTech, Inc. (OTC-BB: TNIB) ("we" or the "Company") a biotechnology company pioneering the manufacturing and marketing of innovative therapies for autoimmune diseases in emerging nations, announced today that the Company is providing a second notice of TNI BioTech's annual meeting of September 4, 2014. In making the announcement, Noreen Griffin, founder and CEO of TNI BioTech Inc. said, "Thank you in advance for your participation in...


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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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