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2014-09-25 23:05:03

The latest report on lyophilization market published by MarketsandMarkets indicates that the market is projected to reach a value of $5,121.5 Million by 2019. The Asia-Pacific market is projected to grow at the highest CAGR with the rapid growth. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/lyophilization-market-233155791.html) (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 According to market research report, "Lyophilization Market by Equipment Type (Benchtop, Mobile, Industrial, & Laboratory),...

2014-09-25 12:30:28

ReportsnReports.com adds "Cell Line Development Market by Product (Equipment, Media and Reagents), Source, type & by Application (Bioproduction, Tissue Engineering & Regenerative medicine, Toxicity Testing, Research, Drug Discovery) - Analysis & Global Forecast to 2019" global research report to its store. DALLAS, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global cell line development market is expected to reach $3.96 billion by 2019 from$2.2 billion in 2014, and is poised to grow at a...

2014-09-25 08:28:24

Got Questions about GMOs? Join the Ask Me Anything Event Today at 1pm ET WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today at 1pm ET, GMO Answers will be on Reddit, participating in the Ask Me Anything series. Cathleen Enright, Ph.D., executive director of the Council for Biotechnology Information and GMO Answers spokesperson, will answer your questions about GMOs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148285 "We need to do a better job talking about the...

2014-09-24 16:26:24

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) today announced that management will present a company update at the Leerink Partners Rare Disease Roundtable on Wednesday, October 1st at 8:25 am ET at Le Parker Meridien in New York City. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20010919/PTCLOGO The presentation will be webcast live on the Events and Presentations page under the investor relations section of PTC Therapeutics' website at...

2014-09-24 16:26:22

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) today announced that on September 23, 2014 it approved non-statutory stock options to purchase an aggregate of 208,300 shares of its common stock to eighteen new employees. The awards were made pursuant to the NASDAQ inducement grant exception as a component of our new hires' employment compensation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20010919/PTCLOGO The inducement grants were approved by...

2014-09-24 12:29:38

DALLAS, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report "Cell Isolation/Cell Separation Market by Product (Reagent, Media, Bead, centrifuge), Cell Type (human, stem cell, animal), Technique (Filtration, Surface Marker), by Application (Research, IVD) & by End user (Hospital, Biotechnology) - Forecast to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, provides a detailed overview of the major drivers, restraints, challenges, opportunities, current...

2014-09-24 12:23:32

WARREN, N.J., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chubb Group of Insurance Companies has launched a series of insurance products and a multidisciplinary approach to managing the new risks faced by biorenewable and industrial biotechnology companies. Drawing upon its expertise in its Clean Technology, Life Sciences and Energy practices, Chubb now provides research and development, early stage and commercialized biorenewable companies a variety of property and casualty insurance...

2014-09-24 08:29:21

MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, processor and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today the publication of its latest peer-reviewed scientific study, "Progenitor Cell Recruitment By Dehydrated Human Amnion Chorion Grafts Promotes Neovascularization in a Murine Model of Dermal Ischemia", was electronically published in the Journal of...

2014-09-24 08:29:06

AIT, BioVendor and SCIENION signed cooperation agreement for early detection of colon cancer VIENNA, BRNO, Czech Republic and BERLIN, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, BioVendor and SCIENION today announced that the three companies will partner on the development of an in-vitro diagnostic test for colon cancer. The innovative test kit shall identify cancer at an early stage based on tumor autoantibody biomarkers. Colon cancer is...

2014-09-24 08:28:22

-- New division focused on supporting translation of complex genomic data for drug discovery, drug repositioning, and companion diagnostics development -- SEATTLE, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Axio Research announced today the launch of Statistical Genetics and Genomics services in response to the biopharmaceutical industry's need for advanced statistical support in the analysis and interpretation of complex genomic data for drug discovery and development, drug repositioning, and companion...


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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