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2014-09-23 12:30:42

DALLAS, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds Stem Cell Therapy Market by Treatment Mode (Autologous & Allogeneic), Therapeutic Applications (CNS, CVS, GIT, Wound Healing, Musculoskeletal, Eye, & Immune System) - Regulatory Landscape, Pipeline Analysis & Global Forecasts to 2020 research report of 196 pages to its library. Complete report is available at...

2014-09-23 12:30:16

DUBLIN, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Biopharmaceutical and Vaccine Production Markets" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Though biotechnology has created many new therapies and vaccines - including products to treat cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and autoimmune disorders - there are still huge challenges during the final stages of clinical drug testing for new biopharmaceuticals, as...

2014-09-23 08:29:51

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company developing products that address unmet medical needs in the areas of inflammation, oncology and biodefense, announced today that it has appointed Rasappa Arumugham, PhD, as its Vice President of Biopharmaceutical Development. Dr. Arumugham has over 25 years of diverse experience in biopharmaceutical research and development (R&D) in the...

2014-09-23 08:29:34

President-Elect of the Society for Cryobiology and Former Cell Therapy Executive Join Leading Clinicians, Developers, and Consultants in the Biobanking, Drug Discovery, and Regenerative Medicine Markets BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLFS), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary clinical grade hypothermic storage and cryopreservation freeze media and precision thermal shipping products for cells and tissues ("BioLife" or...

2014-09-22 16:28:59

DUBLIN, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/94pdq3/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Biotechnology Reagents Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/94pdq3/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Biotechnology reagents are chemical compounds or substances that are added to a system to detect and examine...

2014-09-22 12:31:50

An Alliance Of 5 Companies Experienced In Biosimilars Development MANNHEIN, Germany, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Five pharmaceutical service providers (Assign International GmbH, Aurigon GmbH, Celonic AG, Protagen Protein Services GmbH and PharmaLex GmbH) formed The Biosimilars Group in July 2014. This new company has today started operations and offers a complete service portfolio for the biosimilars industry, including analytics driven biosimilars...

2014-09-22 08:29:39

Some Patients Continue to Show Slowed Disease Progression or Improvement Three Years Post-Transplant GERMANTOWN, Md., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced that Jonathan D. Glass, MD, site investigator at Emory University, presented long-term follow up data on the Phase I trial testing NSI-566 human neural stem cells in the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease). The presentation, which occurred at the Annual...

2014-09-22 08:28:43

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seres Health, a clinical-stage therapeutics company developing novel treatments for diseases related to the human microbiome, today announced that it has been named by FierceBiotech as one of 2014's Fierce 15 biotechnology companies, designating it as one of the most promising private biotechnology companies in the industry. "Amid a great deal of ain't-it-cool science in microbiomics, Seres Health stands out for its focus and...

2014-09-22 08:28:35

Name Changed to PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. DALLAS and NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP), has signed an exclusive, global license agreement with Plasma Technologies LLC ("PlasmaTech") for the development and commercialization of its proprietary plasma fractionation process. Concurrently, the Company announced a new corporate management team and its intention to strategically refocus and rebrand the company as PlasmaTech...

2014-09-22 08:28:07

DALLAS, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report "Cell Line Development Market by Product (Equipment, Media and Reagents), by Source, by type, by Application (Bioproduction, Tissue Engineering & Regenerative medicine, Toxicity Testing, Research, Drug Discovery) - Analysis & Global Forecast to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, analyzes and studies the major market drivers, threats, opportunities, and challenges. Browse...


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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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'