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MENLO PARK, Calif., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc.
Stem cell medicine technology start-up company Asymmetrex, LLC faces the unusual challenge of wishing to evaluate its new biomarker technologies, developed to count tissue stem cells for the first
MINNEAPOLIS and BOULDER, Colo., April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill has acquired Colorado-based OPX Biotechnologies' proprietary fermentation-based processes and systems.
Addressing growing demand for new therapies YONGIN, South Korea, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Cross, a South Korean biopharmaceutical company, today announced plans to build
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Tracking Solutions, Inc., developers of iTraycer, is pleased to announce a partnership with Terso Solutions, Inc., a leading provider
SAN DIEGO, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pfenex Inc.
MONROVIA, Calif., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Xencor, Inc.
HERZLIYA, Israel, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ: XTLB, TASE: XTL) ("XTL" or
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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