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Okyanos adds prestigious medical staff to create world class new standard of care for adult stem cell therapy Freeport, Grand Bahama (PRWEB) December 18, 2014
To date, nine varieties of freeze-dried Fruit Crisps and Fruit Clusters have earned recognition for being in compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standards Rochester,
Induced immune tolerance may reduce the need for long-term immunosuppression SAN DIEGO, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaCyte, Inc.
MONROVIA, Calif., Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xencor, Inc.
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Renew Life Formulas, a leader in natural digestive care, has confirmed that their first Non-GMO Project Verified products—Organic Triple Fiber powder and Triple Fiber capsules began shipping
Biosimilar stakeholders urge the FDA to pass final regulations related to the drugs at a recent conference on biosimilars, reports Atlantic Information Services’ Specialty Pharmacy News in its
Global Regenerative Medicine Market 2015-2019 industry research report says the latest trend seen in the market is increasing in Mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Dallas,
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc.
In a new “proof of concept” experiment, scientists have managed to edit the genome of sperm-producing adult stem cells, creating a break in the DNA strands of a mutant gene in mouse cells then repairing it by replacing flawed segments with corrected ones.
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, 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...
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 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 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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