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2015-03-26 08:36:13

- Ceres' biotech traits for drought resistance and increased sugar yield demonstrate compelling performance advantages. THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-26 08:35:02

Proceeds to support continued clinical development of its weight loss and glycemic control products BOSTON, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-26 08:34:34

BALTIMORE, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Goldman Small Cap Research, a stock market research firm specializing on the small cap and microcap sectors, announced today that it has issued a research

2015-03-26 08:33:26

Scientists at acib develop world's first continuous purification method for valuable drugs.

2015-03-26 04:23:45

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Finesse Solutions announced Cellworld 2015, a new event that is specifically designed for innovators, visionaries and senior executives in

3D miniature lungs
2015-03-25 09:55:21

Researchers from the University of Michigan have cooked-up the perfect recipe for growing miniature, three-dimensional human lungs from stem cells, but you won’t find this recipe in a cookbook – it appears in the latest edition of the journal eLife.

2015-03-25 08:32:10

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 18 piglets born recently are the result of two years of intense research by scientists in the College of Agriculture and Natural

2015-03-25 08:32:00

TORONTO, March 25, 2015 /CNW/ - The Gairdner Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Canada Gairdner Awards, recognizing some of the most significant medical discoveries from around

2015-03-25 08:26:49

NEW YORK, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The fight to treat cancer and eradicate tumors will likely benefit from a new set of treatments if early development phases continue to show promise, according

2015-03-24 23:10:37

The 5th World Congress on Cell and Stem Cell Research in Chicago was opened yesterday by two presentations from Boston stem cell biotechnology start-up company Asymmetrex.


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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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