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2014-09-12 23:01:32

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Crop Protection (Pesticides) Market Report - 2014 Edition" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 The report studies the crop protection market on a global scale and its various segments and also provides detailed information regarding the key regional markets. The competition in the global crop protection market is intense with few large players viz. Syngenta AG, Bayer CropScience AG, BASF SE and Dow. In...

2014-09-12 23:00:37

The increasing demand for biopharmaceutical products like vaccines and antibodies coupled with strong pipelines for biopharmaceuticals and increasing healthcare expenditure will drive the demand for cell culture products. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/cell-culture-market-media-sera-reagents-559.html (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 The “Cell Culture Market by Equipment (Bioreactor, Incubator, Centrifuge), by Reagent (Media, Sera, Growth Factors, Serum Free Media), by...

2014-09-11 20:20:11

Researchers at biotech firm Morphogenesis have identified marine microorganisms that will yield critical pharmaceuticals such as anti-cancer drugs and antibiotics from seafloor sediment samples harvested by Odyssey TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morphogenesis Inc., a leading biotechnology and cancer-treatment research and development firm, has discovered substances with pharmaceutical properties beneficial to mankind from seafloor sediment samples that were recovered from the...

2014-09-11 12:22:14

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Surface Active Agents - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Surface Active Agents in Thousand Tons & US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Anionic Surfactants, Nonionic Surfactants, Cationic Surfactants, and Amphoteric Surfactants. The report provides separate...

2014-09-10 23:07:24

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Biotechnology Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2010 - 2017" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Simply stated, biotechnology is the technology based on biology. It is a technology in which biomolecular and cellular processes are exploited and used for developing products and technologies for the betterment of living beings and our planet. Biotechnology has...

2014-09-10 20:24:12

LONDON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Synthetic Biology Market (Synthetic DNA, Synthetic Genes, Synthetic Cells, XNA, Chassis Organisms, DNA Synthesis, Oligonucleotide Synthesis) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast,2013 -...

2014-09-10 16:24:07

Media Company Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., Makes Foray from Scientific & Medical Journals to Consumer Arena with Launch of New Non-Fiction Work Inevitable Collision NEW ROCHELLE, New York, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., leading publisher of over 80 science, technology, and medical publications, announced today the launch of first time hard cover title Inevitable Collision: The Inspiring Story that Brought Stem Cell Research to Conservative America, in an effort to...

2014-09-10 12:28:52

-Dr. Cagnoni Joins Non-Profit Organization Focused on Fostering Innovation and Collaboration to Strengthen the Bay Area BioEconomy- SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area BioEconomy Initiative (BAB) today announced that it has named Pablo J. Cagnoni, M.D., President of Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., to its Steering Committee. Onyx, an Amgen subsidiary, is engaged in the development and commercialization of innovative therapies to improve the lives of people with...

2014-09-10 12:28:08

MONTREAL, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inocucor Technologies, Inc., the Montreal-based ag biotech company that develops biological products and processes for agriculture, today announced it has signed its first commercial strategic partnership with Axter Agroscience inc. of Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec. Inocucor President and CEO Donald R. Marvin announced the collaboration with Axter, one of Canada's leading providers of foliar feeding crop solutions, at the Ag Innovation Showcase in...

stem cells
2014-09-10 02:30:29

Terry Devitt, University of Wisconsin-Madison Figuring out how blank slate stem cells decide which kind of cell they want to be when they grow up — a muscle cell, a bone cell, a neuron — has been no small task for science. Human pluripotent stem cells, the undifferentiated cells that have the potential to become any of the 220 types of cells in the body, are influenced in the lab dish by the cocktail of chemical factors and proteins upon which they are grown and nurtured. Depending...


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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