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2014-07-23 23:07:39

Gutterson joins Pioneer from Mendel Biotechnology DES MOINES, Iowa (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 DuPont Pioneer announced today that Neal Gutterson, Ph.D., will join the business as vice president of Agricultural Biotechnology (ABT), effective July 21, 2014. Gutterson joins Pioneer from Mendel Biotechnology where he served most recently as president, chief executive officer and board member. “Neal brings extensive biotechnology and business leadership in the seed and crop protection industry to...

2014-07-23 12:30:34

CLEVELAND, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Juventas Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing a first-in-class regenerative gene therapy for treatment of heart failure announced adding two industry veterans to its leadership team. Dale Sander has joined as Chief Financial Officer. Dr. Francis Plat will serve in an advisory capacity as Chief Strategy Officer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131028/DC04442LOGO Mr. Sander has more than 20 years of...

2014-07-23 08:30:28

ArmaGen to Receive up to Approximately $225 Million Including Initial Upfront Payment of $15 Million in Cash and Equity, an Additional Equity Investment, R&D Funding, Development and Sales Milestones, in Addition to Future Royalties CALABASAS, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ArmaGen, a privately held biotechnology company focused on developing revolutionary therapies to treat severe neurological disorders, announced today that it has entered into a worldwide licensing and...

2014-07-23 08:27:25

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Cardiac Biomarkers: Technologies and Global Marketshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2070047/Cardiac-Biomarkers-Technologies-and-Global-Markets.html REPORT HIGHLIGHTSThe global market for in vitro diagnostic tests for cardiac biomarkers was estimated at $3.1 billion in 2012 and nearly $4 billion in 2013. This market is predicted to reach $7.2 billion by 2018, at a compound annual growth...

2014-07-23 08:25:21

MINNEAPOLIS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber Inc. (NYSE: BIOA), an industrial biotechnology company producing sustainable chemicals, today announced that the underwriters of its common stock offering exercised in full their option to purchase an additional 420,000 shares of common stock at the public offering price of $12.00 per share, less underwriting discounts and commissions, in connection with its previously announced underwritten public offering of 2,800,000 shares of...

2014-07-22 16:26:53

DUBLIN, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Cell Culture Market by Equipment, by Reagent, by Application - Global Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Biopharmaceuticals are pharmaceutical products isolated from living organisms. Cell culture is one of the most important and widely used techniques for biopharmaceutical production. It was also the largest application segment of the cell...

2014-07-22 16:25:26

LONDON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Mass Spectrometry Market - by Technology (Tandem LC - MS/ Quadrupole/ ICP - MS/ Gas Chromatography - MS/ TOF - MS/ MALDI -TOF/ Fourier Transform - MS) & by Application (Pharmaceutical/ Biotechnology/ Environment/ Food & Beverages) - Global Trends &...

2014-07-22 08:31:25

SHANGHAI, July 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 second quarter of 2014 after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 (which will be Thursday morning, August 14, 2014 Shanghai time). The earnings release will be available on the...

2014-07-22 00:21:12

Genes, pathways identified could inform new approaches to treatment CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a multinational, collaborative effort, researchers from the Broad Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and scores of other institutions from all over the world have helped identify over 100 locations in the human genome associated with the risk of developing schizophrenia in what is the largest genomic study published on any psychiatric disorder...

2014-07-21 23:04:12

Mazzo, Melmed and Meyers Elected to Board La Jolla, Calif. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 California Healthcare Institute (CHI) announced today the election of three senior executives to serve on its board of directors: James Mazzo, operating partner, Versant Ventures; Shlomo Melmed, M.D., senior vice president, academic affairs and dean of the medical faculty, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; and Jim Meyers, senior vice president, commercial operations, North America, Gilead Sciences. CHI is a...


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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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