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2014-10-28 08:34:41

COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- WCCT Global, a full Service Contract Research Organization headquartered in Southern California announced their involvement in a sentinel clinical trial designed to evaluate safety and immunogenicity signals from a novel oral vaccine for influenza, as opposed to injectable or intranasal vaccines. The study was first presented to the scientific community on October 14, 2014 at the World Vaccine Congress in Brussels, Belgium by...

2014-10-28 08:32:03

Event celebrates rising artists and the holistic wellness that comes via live probiotics and tasty, effective ingredients VENTURA COUNTY, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KeVita Sparkling Probiotic Drinks - one of the fastest growing brands in the functional beverage category - hosted its first "Live Kulture" event in New York City, New York. From the art to the food to the music to the drink - every event element was (literally) full of life with live performances and live...

2014-10-28 04:22:38

DALLAS, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds RNA Interference Screening Trends 2014 market research and industry survey report to the Biotechnology section of its life sciences intelligence library. This market report summarizes the results of an industry-wide global web-based benchmarking survey on RNA interference (RNAi) screening and gene silencing carried out in October 2014. The questionnaire was compiled to meet the needs, requirements and...

2014-10-28 00:28:51

LONDON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The effectiveness of biomarkers has made them essential to medicine, with successful products on the market and many products in development. This Kalorama Information report focuses on both the clinical biomarkers and research biomarkers in medicine. Biomarkers are physiologic, genetic or biochemical parameters that provide insight into understanding disease processes and ways that medicines can work to counteract the disease. With them,...

2014-10-28 00:28:46

LONDON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The immunoassay market is large and long-established, but at the same time highly competitive. Kalorama Information's newly published report, The World Market for Immunoassays, describes the opportunities that exist for large IVD companies adopting new strategies and for new entrants to take market share. Immunoassays have been used in clinical laboratory medicine since the 1960s, and are indispensable tools in clinical diagnostics. A wide range...

2014-10-27 23:10:29

FDA has published a newlist of licensed biological products and interchangeable biosimilars, the “Purple Book”, which is being hyped as being the biological equivalent of the pharmaceutical “Orange Book.” Lee Rosebush and Nita Garg, from Baker & Hostetler LLP, Washington, D.C. will apply their extensive experience with and knowledge of the Orange Book to help drugmakers understand the new Purple Book. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 Purple Is the New Orange: Why...

2014-10-27 12:29:40

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clontech Laboratories, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takara Bio Inc., today announced that they have entered into a non-exclusive license agreement with the Broad Institute to access intellectual property related to the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131021/SF99259LOGO "Clontech is pleased to be able to provide innovative tools for CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing under our Guide-it(TM)...

2014-10-27 08:30:18

DALLAS and NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: ACCPD), a biopharmaceutical company advancing patient care in critical areas, has entered into an exclusive license agreement with Norgine B.V., a European specialist pharmaceutical company, for the commercialization of MuGard in Australia and New Zealand. The terms of the agreement are congruent to the Company's recent license with Norgine for MuGard in Europe. Norgine will now develop,...

2014-10-25 23:00:06

The global molecular biology enzymes market comprises of the applications, end-user and products segments. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/molecular-biology-enzymes-kits-reagents-market-164131709.html (PRWEB) October 26, 2014 The “Molecular Biology Enzymes, Kits, & Reagents Market, Application (Cloning, Epigenetics, PCR, Restriction Digestion, Sequencing), Product (Ligase, Phosphatase, Polymerase, Protease, Restriction Endonuclease, Reverse Transcriptase) – Global...

2014-10-24 23:01:11

A new way to produce engineered skin not only appears to overcome several pitfalls of current skin grafting technologies, it also speeds up the healing process, reduces scarring and produces hair. The method, outlined in the October issue of STEM CELLS Translational Medicine, could represent a breakthrough for treating deep skin injuries that result from severe burns and chronic wounds. Durham, NC (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 A new way to produce engineered skin not only appears to overcome...


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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