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2014-06-17 08:28:44

SEATTLE, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CMC Biologics, Inc., a global leader in process development and contract manufacturing, and MacroGenics, Inc. (Nasdaq:MGNX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing innovative monoclonal antibody-based therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases, have entered into a Master Services Agreement for process validation activities and clinical manufacturing of another of MacroGenics'...

2014-06-17 08:28:27

Company to Present at BIO International Convention 2014 LOS ANGELES, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MAX BioPharma (www.maxbiopharma.com)announced today that it has successfully designed and synthesized proprietary small molecule oxysterols that are bone-targeted and possess potent osteogenic activity. The research was conducted as part of MAX BioPharma's first SBIR grant-supported activities in the area of osteoporosis. The company believes that these novel molecules are ideal...

2014-06-17 08:28:25

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced today it has earned a $10 million milestone payment from Biogen Idec associated with the validation of an undisclosed target to treat a neurological disorder. This is the first milestone payment under Isis' and Biogen Idec's 2013 strategic collaboration to advance the treatment of neurological disorders. This collaboration combines Biogen Idec's expertise in neurology with Isis'...

2014-06-16 16:21:34

JUPITER, Fla., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dyadic International, Inc. ("Dyadic") (OTCQX: DYAI), a global biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, manufacture and sale of enzymes and other proteins, announced today that Biofuels Digest has selected Dyadic to be included in its Biofuel Digest Index as part of the annual rebalancing of publicly traded stocks included in the index. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110621/CL06708LOGO Danai Brooks, Chief...

2014-06-16 12:29:42

LONDON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Cancer Vaccine Partnering Terms and Agreementshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/vaccines/cancer_vaccine_partnering_terms_agreements_1.html The Cancer Vaccine Partnering Agreements report provides an understanding and access to the cancer vaccine partnering deals and agreements entered into by the worlds leading healthcare companies.Trends in cancer vaccine partnering...

2014-06-16 12:29:31

Latest RTSM technology features standardized study components for faster implementation and greater design flexibility BOSTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PAREXEL International (NASDAQ: PRXL), a leading global biopharmaceutical services organization, today announced the launch of a new version of its industry standard ClinPhone(®) RTSM services designed to help clients start clinical trials more quickly. The leading edge randomization and trial supply management (RTSM) solution...

2014-06-16 12:29:09

Approval to Begin Clinical Laboratory Operations in Support of PraediCare-Dx(TM) Portfolio CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EUTROPICS Inc., a privately held company developing novel diagnostic tests that provide predictive insights to cancer patient response to treatment, today announced its laboratory, located in Cambridge, MA, has received Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) certification from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for...

2014-06-16 08:28:29

Company continues to engage leading cancer treatment centers to investigate non-invasive methods of cancer mutation detection in order to advance patient care SAN DIEGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV) today announced that it has entered into a clinical collaboration with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to investigate the utility of quantitative urine-based mutation detection and the ability to monitor tumor mutation burden and treatment response over time...

2014-06-16 08:28:27

SAN DIEGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM), a life sciences company providing innovative genetic analysis solutions, announced today that it has received premarket 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its IMPACT Dx(TM) Factor V Leiden and Factor II Genotyping Test and the IMPACT Dx(TM) System. The IMPACT Dx Factor V Leiden and Factor II Genotyping Test is performed on the IMPACT Dx System, and is indicated...

2014-06-16 08:27:24

BOTHELL, Wash., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLFS), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary clinical grade hypothermic storage and cryopreservation freeze media and precision thermal shipping products for cells and tissues today announced that Nice, France-based TxCell (Euronext Paris: TXCL) a biotechnology company developing innovative, personalized cell-based immunotherapies using antigen specific regulatory T cells (Ag-Tregs)...


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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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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.