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2014-10-24 12:23:21

DUBLIN, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Surfactants Market by Product type, Substrates, and Applications - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The global surfactants market is estimated to register a CAGR of 5.40%, by volume and 5.80% by value from 2014 to 2019. The global surfactants market is projected to reach 22,802 kilotons, by volume and $40,286 million...

2014-10-24 08:26:28

Company Name Officially Changes from Access Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. DALLAS and NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: ACCPD), formerly Access Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ACCP), a biopharmaceutical company advancing patient care in critical areas, announced it has implemented a 1-for-50 reverse split of its common stock effective at the opening of trading on Friday, October 24, 2014. PlasmaTech's common stock...

2014-10-24 08:26:04

National Stem Cell Foundation and Orthopaedic Research & Education Foundation announce partnership to fund stem cell research for regeneration and repair. LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The National Stem Cell Foundation (NSCF) and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) announced today they have partnered to fund innovative adult stem cell research for the regeneration and repair of musculoskeletal tissues. The collaboration between...

2014-10-23 23:04:49

First-of-its-kind device imparts the benefits of aging almost immediately. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Dionysus Technology Concepts Inc. today announced the launch of its Sonic Decanter®, a small electronics device that uses safe, proven, and effective ultrasonic energy to improve the taste, aroma, mouth feel, and finish of any wine in minutes. The Sonic Decanter changes the way wine is enjoyed, regardless of the price or the age of the wine. Wine drinkers can improve their...

2014-10-23 20:25:51

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Agricultural Biotechnology in US$ Million by the following Groups/Segments: Transgenic Seeds/Crops (Soybean, Corn, Cotton, & Others), and Biopesticides. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. The regions analyzed in the report for GM crops include the following: US, Canada, Asia-Pacific, Latin America,...

2014-10-23 16:30:01

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Chitin and Chitosan in Metric Tons. The market for Chitin is analyzed by the following derivatives: Glucosamine, Chitosan, and Others. The market for Chitosan is analyzed by the following End-Use Applications: Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products, and Miscellaneous....

2014-10-23 12:30:38

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: RGRX) ("the Company" or "RegeneRx") today reported on data presented by Dr. Michael Chopp at the Fourth International Symposium on Thymosins in Health and Disease in Rome, Italy. Dr. Chopp reviewed research on the use of Thymosin beta 4 (TB4) as a protective and regenerative agent for nervous system injuries and diseases. He also presented data on the molecular mechanisms underlying TB4's...

2014-10-23 08:36:46

GERMANTOWN, Md., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced that the first data in a study transplanting its neural stem cells in an animal model of Alzheimer's disease was presented at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, yesterday, in Boston, MA. In a late-breaking science oral presentation titled, "Peri-hippocampal stem cell transplantation rescues cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease," Osama N. Kashlan, MD, of the departments of...

2014-10-23 04:21:49

MONT-SAINT-GUIBERT, Belgium, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardio3 BioSciences (C3BS) (Euronext Brussels and Paris: CARD), a leader in the discovery and development of regenerative, protective and reconstructive therapies, announces today the appointment of Dr. Warren Sherman as Chief Medical Officer, effective as of 1 November 2014. In this new role, Dr. Sherman will leverage his deep expertise in the cardiovascular and cell therapy fields to support the continued...

2014-10-22 23:08:02

M.I.T. Biotechnology Professor to Help Expand Company’s Technical Portfolio and Seek New Solutions for Treatment of Bacterial Infections and Biofilms WALTHAM, MA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Akeso Biomedical, Inc., a privately held company developing new solutions for the treatment of bacterial infections, microbial biofilms, and chronic wounds, announced that Dr. Anthony J. Sinskey has joined its board of directors. Dr. Sinskey is a Professor of Microbiology and Engineering Systems at The...


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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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