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Bloodsucking Parasite Threatens UK Honeybees
2014-06-27 03:23:24

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council Scientists have discovered how a bloodsucking parasite has transformed Deformed Wing Virus (DWV) into one of the biggest threats facing UK honeybees. Honeybees are a key pollinating insect, adding around $40Bn globally to crop value. Over recent years the spread of parasites and the viruses they transmit has resulted in high overwintering colony losses. New and emerging threats to insect pollinators are putting increasing...

2014-06-26 16:24:59

BOULDER, Colo., IRVINE, Calif. and LIEGE, Belgium, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BiOptix, in conjunction with Altermune Technologies announced today the presentation of a poster for "Quantitative SPR Screening of Aptamer-Protein Interactions for Pre-Clinical Development" at the Drug Analysis 2014 meeting in Liege, Belgium. The meeting combines the 10(th) International Symposium of Drug Analysis and the 25(th) Annual International Symposium on Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis...

2014-06-26 08:29:00

Expansion to Accelerate Critical Research with Goal of Bringing Novel Therapies to Patients Faster NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) and OnDeckBiotech announced today a strategic partnership to provide a new platform technology for ADDF ACCESS. ADDF ACCESS is an open access database that provides a network of contract research organizations (CROs), drug development consultants and educational resources focused for...

2014-06-26 08:22:38

ALBANY, New York, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "Microbial Biosurfactants (Rhamnolipids, Sophorolipids, Mannosylerythritol Lipids (MEL) and Other) Market for Household Detergents, Industrial & Institutional Cleaners, Personal Care, Oilfield Chemicals, Agricultural Chemicals, Food Processing, Textile and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020,"...

2014-06-25 23:03:22

The global surfactant industry could roughly be divided into Synthetic and Bio-Based Surfactants based on their substrates - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/biosurfactants-market-493.html. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The report “Surfactants Market”, defines and segments the market with analysis and forecasting of the global volume and revenue. Surfactants market is expected to grow from $27,040 million in 2012 to $36,518 million by 2017, with a CAGR of 6.19% from 2012 to...

2014-06-25 23:02:22

Their popular freeze-dried Fruit Crisps and new Fruit Clusters have earned recognition for being in compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standards. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit organization committed to preserving and building sources of non-GMO products, educating consumers, and providing verified non-GMO choices. GMOs, or "genetically modified organisms,” are plants or animals that have been genetically engineered with DNA from bacteria,...

2014-06-25 16:24:11

Report Released at 2014 BIO International Convention Explores Important Changes to Patent Process SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloomberg BNA and law firm Robins, Kaplan, Miller, & Ciresi L.L.P, in conjunction with the Biotechnology Industry Organization, today published a study on the impact of recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions affecting the life sciences industry. The report, Stopped at the Threshold: The Practical Implications of the Supreme Court's Mayo and...

2014-06-25 12:30:18

HLI Co-Founder, Robert Hariri Speaks on Medical Innovation at 2014 BIO International Convention in San Diego LA JOLLA, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Human Longevity, Inc. (HLI), a genomics and cell therapy-based diagnostic and therapeutic company focused on extending the healthy, high performance human life span, today called on physicians, the insurance industry and political leaders to support promising new avenues of medical discovery on behalf of patients with...

2014-06-25 08:32:07

SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Concortis Biosystems, Inc. (Concortis), a subsidiary of Sorrento Therapeutics (NASDAQ: SRNE; Sorrento), a late-stage clinical oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and associated pain, today announced a collaboration to generate novel antibody drug conjugates (ADCs) based on a Morphotek antibody linked to chemotherapeutic agents using Concortis' proprietary ADC Technology. Under the terms of the agreement, Sorrento will receive...

2014-06-25 04:20:56

GOSSELIES, Belgium, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Minimally invasive bone forming product ALLOB(R)in Phase I/IIa trial for delayed union fracture Bone Therapeutics, the regenerative therapy company addressing unmet medical needs in the field of bone diseases and orthopaedics, today announces that the first patient has been treated with its novel allogeneic osteoblastic (bone-forming) cell therapy product ALLOB(R) in its phase...


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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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