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2014-10-15 23:14:57

MarketResearchReports.Biz include new market research report On"Global And China DNA Sequencing Industry Research Report 2014-2017" to its huge collection of research reports. Browse All Biotechnology Market Research Reports at http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/category/30 Albany, NY (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 DNA sequencing is the process of reading nucleotide bases in a specific DNA molecule, that is to say determining the arrangement mode of adenine, thymine, cytosine, and...

2014-10-15 23:05:51

According to new report from BCC Research, the global single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) genotyping market is expected to grow to more than $11.5 billion by 2019, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.9%. (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Wellesley, Mass., October 14, 2014 – BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE POLYMORPHISM (SNP) GENOTYPING: TECHNOLOGIES AND GLOBAL MARKETS, the global single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP)...

2014-10-15 16:30:17

Introduces Chairman Gewanter, shows support for BQ proposal GENEVA, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Safe Biologic Medicines (ASBM) presented at the World Health Organization's (WHO) 59(th) International Nonproprietary Naming Stakeholders Session on Tuesday, October 14, 2014. This was the third time ASBM presented to the WHO but the first appearance for ASBM's new chairman Dr. Harry L. Gewanter. As a practicing pediatric rheumatologist and ASBM International Advisory...

2014-10-15 16:26:58

LONDON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The average age of women giving birth in United States has increased over the years. It's no longer unusual for women to have a first child at age 35 or even 40. This trend has been attributed to numerous factors such as recession and associated affordability issues, and women being more focused on their careers than before. However, increased age of the mother also increases the risk of her child developing chromosomal abnormalities. This...

2014-10-15 16:24:09

Minneapolis, MN, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber Inc. (NYSE: BIOA), an industrial biotechnology company producing renewable chemicals, announced today that it will report its financial results for the third quarter 2014 on Thursday, November 6, 2014. BioAmber will also hold a live investor conference call and webcast at 4:30 PM Eastern Time (1:30 PM PT) to discuss the results. Conference Call and Webcast Thursday, November 6, 2014 @ 4:30 PM Eastern Time /1:30 PM...

2014-10-15 08:31:21

AG014 Safe and Well Tolerated, Successful Localized GI Delivery of Drug With No Systemic Exposure GHENT, Belgium, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ActoGeniX, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced positive results of a Phase 1 study in healthy volunteers of AG014, an oral administration of the anti-TNF-alpha antibody certolizumab for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). The Phase 1 study results show that the product is safe and well tolerated while providing...

2014-10-15 08:29:01

-- Mark Pimentel, M.D., FRCP(C), of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Serves as Chairman -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a biotechnology company developing novel anti-infective biologics and drugs targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, announced today the expansion of its Clinical Advisory Board (CAB) created to support development of SYN-010, the Company's statin-class candidate intended to...

2014-10-15 04:22:18

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Finesse Solutions, Inc, Santa Clara, CA, a manufacturer of measurement and control solutions for life sciences process applications, announced the launch of beta testing of SmartVessel(TM), a single-use 3 liter bioreactor vessel with integrated single-use sensors for cell culture applications of mammalian cells, stem cells, insect cells, and plant cells. This stirred tank single-use bioreactor allows working volumes from 0.5L to 2.2L...

2014-10-14 23:12:24

Boston’s Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC (ASCTC) was one of only eleven new companies selected to present their leading technologies and immediate commercial development goals in the “Next Generation Presentation” series at the 7th Annual BioPharm America™ International Partnering Conference held in Boston from September 22-24. This week, a video of the ASCTC presentation given by the company’s founder and director Dr. James L. Sherley has been released for public access....

2014-10-14 23:10:05

In a study published in September 2014 in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine journal, scientists found what they believe might be a better way to regrow bone tissue using magnetic nanoparticles coated with targeting proteins that stimulate stem cells to regenerate the bone. These findings might someday have significant impact for anyone suffering from a major bone trauma, disease or defect. Durham, NC (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 In a recent study published in STEM CELLS Translational...


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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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  • A unit of saved energy.
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