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2014-08-28 08:28:25

New White Paper Shares Practical Advice to help Pharmaceutical and Biotech Companies Determine the Why, What and How of Selecting a Successful Regulatory Partner DUBLIN, Ohio, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A decline in revenues from approved products and rising competition in generics are adding pressure to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies and their internal resources. Company resources continue to shrink and approval processes and postapproval requirements have...

2014-08-27 23:08:41

Catalent, the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products, today announced that it is collaborating with privately held Australian biomarker research company, Minomic International Limited, to develop MIL-38, an antibody drug conjugate (ADC) for prostate cancer therapy. Under the agreement, Catalent will initially produce the antibody for a clinical study with a view to larger scale production subject...

2014-08-27 23:06:11

The Surfactants market research report focuses on the regions, product type, substrate type, application and also covers qualitative aspect of surfactants & their detailed volume (kilotons) and value ($million) forecasts (2014–2019). (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/biosurfactants-market-493.html) (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 According to the new research report, “Surfactants Market by Product type [Anionic, Non-Ionic, Cationic, Amphoteric], Substrates...

2014-08-27 23:01:49

Seventy-three members of the founding class of the KGI School of Pharmacy (SoP) celebrated the beginning of their careers as healthcare professionals at a traditional White Coat Ceremony on Saturday, August 23. Claremont, Calif. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Seventy-three members of the founding class of the KGI School of Pharmacy (SoP) celebrated the beginning of their careers as healthcare professionals at a traditional White Coat Ceremony on Saturday, August 23. Students entering a four-year...

2014-08-27 23:00:26

Upcoming New York Adult Stem Cell Lecture on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at 2pm and 4pm at the City Limits Diner, at 135 Harvard Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902 New York, California (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The Manhattan Regenerative Medicine Medical Group announces a series of free public seminars on the use of adult stem cells for various degenerative and inflammatory conditions. They will be provided by Dr. Thomas A. Gionis, Surgeon-in-Chief, and, Dr. Nia M. Smyrniotis, Medical Director....

2014-08-27 12:31:23

Current Prescribers of Biosimilars Choose Between Biosimilar Products Based on the Manufacturer, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that physicians surveyed across six different specialties (medical oncology, hematology-oncology, rheumatology, gastroenterology, endocrinology and nephrology) expect the robustness and number of clinical trials that a biosimilar has been assessed in to be the...

2014-08-27 12:29:58

CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Roche (OTC:RHHBY-Free Report), InterMune (Nasdaq:ITMN-Free Report), Achillion Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:ACHN-Free Report), Puma Biotechnology (NYSE:PBYI-Free Report) and Intercept Pharmaceuticals...

2014-08-27 08:27:25

ORLANDO, Fla, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TNI BioTech Inc. (OTCQB: TNIB), ("we" or the "Company") a biotechnology company pioneering the manufacturing and marketing of innovative therapies for autoimmune diseases in emerging nations, today announced it had received payment and will make its first shipments of Lodonal(®) to the Republic of Panama and The Republic of Malawi in conjunction with our marketing partner, The Brewer Group, Inc. Commenting on the initial shipments, Noreen...

2014-08-27 08:26:50

Dose Escalation Clinical Trial to Test Initial Safety and Activity of AST-OPC1 in Patient Population with the First Indication Targeted for Product Registration MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asterias Biotherapeutics Inc. (OTCBB: ASTY) has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a Phase 1/2a clinical trial of its product, AST-OPC1, in patients with complete cervical spinal cord injury. The approved trial follows the...

2014-08-26 16:28:40

Biotechnology Company Leases 33,800 SF Following Its Successful IPO in January ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced the signing of a new lease with GlycoMimetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: GLYC) for one building comprising approximately 33,800 square feet at the Center for Life Science | Shady Grove in Rockville, Maryland. GlycoMimetics is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of drugs to...


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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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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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