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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...

2014-08-17 23:01:05

ReportsnReports.com adds "Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product (Systems, Kits (Library Preparation, Target Enrichment), by Services (Sequencing), by Technology (Sequencing by Synthesis), by Application (Cancer, Monogenic disorders) - Global Forecast to 2018" global research report in its store. (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 Global whole exome sequencing market has the largest share of services segment since it has a variety of applications in all areas, including diagnostics, drug...

Genetically edited fruit Coming Soon?
2014-08-15 03:25:23

Cell Press Recent advances that allow the precise editing of genomes now raise the possibility that fruit and other crops might be genetically improved without the need to introduce foreign genes, according to researchers writing in the Cell Press publication Trends in Biotechnology on August 13th. With awareness of what makes these biotechnologies new and different, genetically edited fruits might be met with greater acceptance by society at large than genetically modified organisms...

2014-08-15 08:24:39

DUBLIN, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global non-GMO Food Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 GMO stands for genetically modified organism, in this the scientist conducts genetic modification of food plants. Scientists remove one or more genes from the DNA of an organism, such as a bacterium, virus, or animal, and recombine them into the DNA of the plant they want to alter or...

2014-08-14 23:05:29

The Facility will Include Two State-of-the-Art Automated Greenhouses and is Expected to be Completed in 2016 NEWARK, Del. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 DuPont Pioneer today announced plans to build a $35 million soybean research facility at its Stine Haskell Research Center in Newark, Del. The nearly 134,000 square foot facility will include two state-of-the-art automated greenhouses and is expected to be completed in 2016, with room for future expansion. “The new DuPont Pioneer Delaware...

2014-08-14 23:00:44

The microdevice can provide new insights in disease studies and drug discovery by mimicking the complex multicellular structure and function of human airway tissue. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Researchers at RTI International, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, have developed a new lung-on-chip microdevice for laboratory studies of respiratory challenges and therapeutics. The microdevice includes multiple vertically stacked...


Latest biotechnology Reference Libraries

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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