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2014-07-02 23:06:03

Spread across 210 pages, cell culture market research report by equipment, reagent and applications forecasts the cell culture industry to grow at a CAGR of 10.71% between 2013 and 2018, to reach $24,574 million in 2018. The key drivers for this market are rapid increase in the demand for biopharmaceuticals and increased adoption of single-use technology. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Cell Culture Market by Equipment (Bioreactor, Incubator, Centrifuge), by Reagent (Media, Sera, Growth...

2014-07-02 12:51:45

NIH/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Adults stop anti-rejection drugs after stem-cell transplant reverses sickle cell disease NIH trial success suggests a new treatment option for older, sicker patients Half of patients in a trial have safely stopped immunosuppressant medication following a modified blood stem-cell transplant for severe sickle cell disease, according to a study in the July 1 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. The...

2014-07-02 12:23:29

DALLAS, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Specialty oilfield Chemical Market, By Type (Corrosion & Scale Inhibitors, Biocides, Demulsifier, Pour Point Depressants, Surfactants, advanced polymers, and others), Application (Drilling Fluid, Well Stimulation, Production Chemicals, Workover & Completion, and Enhanced Oil Recovery), and Geography-Regional Trend & Forecast to 2019" by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the Specialty Oilfield Chemicals Market...

2014-07-02 12:23:27

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, July 2, 2014 BioAmber Inc. (NYSE: BIOA), an industrial biotechnology company producing sustainable chemicals, today announced that its Canadian subsidiary BioAmber Sarnia Inc., a Joint Venture with Mitsui & Co., has secured a CDN $7 million grant from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC). The funds will be used to support the ongoing construction of the CDN$135 million (US$125 million) bio-succinic acid plant that is under construction in Sarnia...

2014-07-02 08:27:44

New Line from Global Leader in Professional Skincare Repairs Signs of Aging for a complete De-Aging Solution! DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the quest for the ultimate anti-aging solution, plant stem cells are the leaders in skincare innovation, results, and benefits. Pevonia®, a worldwide leader in professional spa skincare, introduces advancements in plant stem cell technology with the new Stem Cells Phyto-Elite(TM) collection. A breakthrough in phyto-biology with...

2014-07-01 23:10:23

BioTerra Herbs®, a California-based company passionate about clean and honest herbal products, showed its true colors this week with the announcement of its entire line of herbal supplements passing the rigorous and independent, third party Non-GMO Project Verification process. Irwindale, CA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 BioTerra Herbs®, a California-based company passionate about clean and honest herbal products, showed its true colors this week with the announcement of its entire line...

2014-07-01 23:06:24

Medication and minimally invasive surgery to implant a sling can provide relief for millions of people who suffer from stress urinary incontinence (SUI), but not everyone responds to these therapeutic methods. A new study in the current STEM CELLS Translational Medicine tests the safety and effectiveness of stem cells as an alternative SUI treatment. Durham, NC (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Medication and minimally invasive surgery to implant a sling can provide relief for millions of people who...

2014-07-01 23:04:34

Agricultural Adjuvants in Herbicides market can be segmented by Companies, Geographies, MacroIndicators and Endusers. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/applications/agricultural-adjuvants-in-herbicides-5854519597.html (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The global adjuvants market for herbicides was valued at $1067.7 million in 2012, and is expected to reach $1462.2 million by 2018. Herbicide adjuvants are chemical formulations that lower the surface tension of water in the spray mixture, increase...

2014-07-01 16:30:01

CASTLE ROCK, Colo., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Venaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: APPY), an in vitro diagnostic company focused on obtaining FDA clearance and commercializing its CE Marked APPY1(TM) Test, a rapid, multiple biomarker-based assay for identifying patients that are at low risk for appendicitis, today announced it will participate in the third annual ICV Company Outreach Summit, being held July 9-10, 2014, in Montauk, New York. Steve Lundy, President and CEO of Venaxis® will be...

2014-07-01 16:29:20

TEL AVIV, Israel and NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cell Source, Inc. (OTCQB: CLCS) ("Cell Source") today announced the successful acquisition (the "Acquisition"), through a share exchange agreement, of all of the outstanding shares of Cell Source (Israel) Ltd., a pre-clinical cell therapy development company with a focus on the facilitation of safer and more accessible bone marrow and organ transplants and effective treatment of blood cell cancers (e.g., leukemia,...


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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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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