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2014-10-08 12:28:53

Patient Shares For Newer Alternative MOA Agents Are Also Expected To Grow In The Next Six Months, According To Findings From Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that despite the increasing percentage of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients treated with agents with a newer mechanism of action (MOA), three-quarters of DMARD-failure RA patients who are naive to biologics/Pfizer's Xeljanz are still initiated on tumor necrosis...

2014-10-08 12:27:58

iGEM will host the largest annual gathering of synthetic biologists worldwide on October 30 - November 3, 2014? in Boston, Massachusetts CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 2,000 synthetic biologists from 245 universities in over 32 countries will showcase their research and compete in the iGEM Giant Jamboree, held on October 30 - November 3, 2014 at the Hynes Convention Center ?in Boston, Massachusetts. iGEM, the International Genetically Engineered Machine...

blood stem cells
2014-10-08 03:00:03

Provided by Joseph Caputo, Harvard University New technology that tracks the origin of blood cells challenges scientific dogma A 7-year-project to develop a barcoding and tracking system for tissue stem cells has revealed previously unrecognized features of normal blood production: New data from Harvard Stem Cell Institute scientists at Boston Children's Hospital suggests, surprisingly, that the billions of blood cells that we produce each day are made not by blood stem cells, but...

2014-10-08 08:28:04

Primary Efficacy Analysis Demonstrates Clinical Equivalence THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced its Phase 3 study evaluating efficacy and safety of biosimilar candidate ABP 501 compared with Humira(®) (adalimumab) in patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis met its primary endpoint. The primary endpoint was the Psoriasis Area and Severity Index (PASI) percent improvement from baseline to week 16 of treatment. At week 16,...

2014-10-07 23:13:33

Patented MB Bioremediation consumes petroleum-based products such as gasoline, diesel, crude oil, waste oil and other petro-based products. McKinney, Texas (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 DryLet, LLC a biotechnology company providing industry-leading products for use in applications such as bioremediation, animal waste reduction, wastewater treatment, aquaculture and grease, fat and oil reduction in wastewater treatment plants and restaurant kitchen settings, announced today it will be attending...

2014-10-07 23:05:36

According to new report from BCC Research, the global market for next generation (next gen) cancer diagnostics is expected to grow to $10.6 billion by 2019, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 42.6%. Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, NEXT GENERATION CANCER DIAGNOSTICS: TECHNOLOGIES AND GLOBAL MARKETS, the global market for next generation (next gen) cancer diagnostics is expected to grow to...

2014-10-07 23:03:48

The transcriptomics market has witnessed significant growth in the past few years mainly due to the increasing technological advancements in the field of ‘omics’ research and application of sequencing technologies in RNA Analysis research. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/trancriptomics-market-240344576.html (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 The report "RNA Analysis/Transcriptomics Market by Technology (Microarray, PCR, NGS, RNAi), by Application (Clinical Diagnostics, Drug...

2014-10-07 23:02:27

New cutting-edge report “Global Cancer Monoclonal Antibodies Market & Pipeline Insight” worked out by Kuick Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Over the last few decades, the researchers have increased their knowledge about the human immune system, which has resulted in the achievement of considerable amount of regulatory milestones during the period. The use of monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) for the treatment of cancer has grown...

Engineers Use 3-D Gaming Gear To Give Biologists Eye-Opening Look At Cells In Action
2014-10-07 03:15:22

Provided by Britt Faulstick, Drexel University For hundreds of years biologists have studied cells through the lens of a microscope. With a little help from a team of engineers at Drexel University, these scientists could soon be donning 3-D glasses in a home-theater-like lab to take their own fantastic voyage into the petri dish. Dr. Andrew Cohen, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering in the College of Engineering, is leading a group of researchers who are...

2014-10-07 12:31:04

GHENT, Belgium and MADRID, October 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MyCartis today announced the launch of Evalution(TM), a multiplex biomarker analysis platform for the life sciences research market. Evalution(TM) is MyCartis' digital multiplex analysis platform tailored to clinical research and pharmaceutical markets and designed to analyze a broad range of protein and nucleic acid-based biomarkers, delivering high quality data and rapid results. Evalution(TM) provides an...


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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.