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2014-04-22 23:13:31

(OTCQB:CCEL) Cryo-Cell International, Inc., the world’s first cord blood bank, announced today that parents are able to obtain better cord blood units for their babies through a new advanced processing technology. Cryo-Cell becomes the first nationwide private cord blood bank to license the new PrepaCyte CB technology from Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL). Oldsmar, FL (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 New PrepaCyte® CB cord blood processing technology improves viable stem cell recovery and...

2014-04-22 23:07:56

The demand for atomic spectroscopy instrumentation has been quite robust due to its wide arena of applications. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/atomic-spectroscopy-market-174401666.html (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The “Atomic Spectroscopy Market by Technology (X-Ray Fluorescence/Atomic Absorption/X-Ray Diffraction/ICP-MS) & by Application (Food & Beverage/Pharmaceutical/Industrial Chemistry/Biotechnology/Environment)-Competitive Landscape - Global Forecasts &...

2014-04-22 23:06:35

BioTechniques offers free subscriptions to qualified subscribers in print, digital web, and mobile app formats for Apple and Android phones and tablets by visiting BioTechniques.com. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The April 2014 issue of BioTechniques (http://www.biotechniques.com) is now available as an open access journal featuring the following topics: DNA nanostructure assembly Cell culture design Droplet digital PCR function Molecular cloning Stem cell biology...

2014-04-22 23:04:54

Drought Advancements Like These are Critically Important as Drought Remains the Leading Cause of Crop Yield Loss Des Moines, Iowa (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 DuPont Pioneer announced its scientists have made a significant advancement in developing corn plants that successfully withstand drought stress. In an upcoming edition of the scientific publication, Plant Biotechnology Journal, Pioneer scientists reveal a new finding that higher yielding corn plants succeed under drought conditions when...

2014-04-22 12:27:06

Brazilian Public-Private Partnerships Drive Strong Growth in Biosimilars Pipeline, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the number of publically disclosed biosimilar development projects has increased by more than 40 percent in the last 12 months. The majority of these development projects are yet to enter clinical development, but the 20 percent annual increase in the number of biosimilars in...

2014-04-22 08:34:42

Brian Mehling, M.D., was Keynote Speaker at Second Edition of International Medical Travel Exhibition and Conference (IMTEC) NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Brian Mehling, CMO of Blue Horizon International (BHI) spoke at a forum, "Stem Cell Treatments and the Potential for Public Health," last month at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, UAE. The event provided a unique setting for companies in the medical travel industry to showcase services and...

2014-04-22 08:32:51

SHANGHAI, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: WX), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device R&D outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States, today announced that it will release financial results for the first quarter of 2014 after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 (which will be Thursday morning, May 15, 2014 Shanghai time). The earnings release will be available on the investor...

2014-04-21 23:08:26

With measles outbreaks occurring around the world and throughout the U.S., Scientific Technologies Corporation helps two states achieve near-perfect childhood vaccination rates. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 The success of vaccination programs has made many infectious diseases so rare that parents can be tempted to be complacent. Michael Popovich, CEO of Scientific Technologies Corporation (STC) in Tucson, a leader in providing state officials with health information, asks a...

2014-04-21 20:21:37

Researchers study the benefits of regenerative medicine in spinal cord injury NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Horizon Stem Cells (BHSC), a division of Blue Horizon International, in cooperation with Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine (WSU BSOM), recently received Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval for a retrospective study entitled Spinal Cord Injury Stem Cell Therapy. The study has been determined to meet Federal exemption criteria 45 CFR...

2014-04-21 20:21:35

NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert, a 67-year-old physician, who lives in California is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys leading an active lifestyle. In 2011, after sustaining an injury while horseback riding, his ability to participate in many of his favorite past times was severely impacted. The busy physician was suffering from vertebral pain and, as a result, all of the activities he looked forward to doing in his free time were no longer enjoyable. "The injury and...


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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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