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2014-10-03 12:25:10

CHICAGO, Oct. 3, 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 iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (Nasdaq:IBB-Free Report), SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (AMEX:XBI-Free Report), First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund (AMEX:FBT-Free Report), Market Vectors Biotech ETF...

2014-10-02 23:07:16

Dr. Todd Malan addresses the use of adult stem cells and their efficacy in treatment at the 14th Annual Scientific Educational Conference covering healthcare in the Bahamas. Freeport, Grand Bahama (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Dr. Todd K. Malan, M.D., presented to the Grand Bahama Medical & Dental Association 14th Annual Scientific Educational Conference on the science, safety and efficacy of adipose- (fat) derived stem and regenerative cells (ADRCs) for ischemic heart disease and other...

2014-10-02 23:04:07

The global cell isolation market involves various products that help in separating specific cells from a tissue or a sample. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/cell-isolation-market-103931479.html (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 The report “Cell Isolation/Cell Separation Market by Product (Reagent, Media, Bead, centrifuge), Cell Type (human, stem cell, animal), Technique (Filtration, Surface Marker), Application (Research, IVD) & by End user (Hospital, Biotechnology) -...

2014-10-02 23:01:58

Finalists are announced for eight awards covering collaborations, business strategies, and social corporate responsibility and upstream, downstream and analytical technology applications. The awards recognize outstanding achievements made by individuals, teams, partners and innovative collaborators within the bioprocessing industry. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 BioProcess International (BPI), a business-to-business publication, today announced the finalists for the 2014...

2014-10-02 12:31:50

DUBLIN, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Cell Line Development Market by Product, Source, Type & by Application - Analysis & Global Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Over the years, the cell line development market has witnessed various technological advancements in order to cater to the growing demand for stable and high-yielding cell lines. These advancements have led...

2014-10-02 12:31:01

Surveyed Payers' Formulary Placement of Novel Agents is Likely to be Influenced by a Companion Biomarker Test, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that biomarker driven prescribing is likely to positively influence perceptions of emerging drugs for both oncologists and payers. Results of a survey of 100 medical oncologists and 30 medical directors and pharmacy directors of managed care organizations...

2014-10-02 08:32:15

GAVI, Italy, October 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expectations for La Scolca's 2014 vintage are high as the screw has not been under specific stress so that the grapes are beautifully healthy with a good sugar content and stable acidity. The weather this year has also played its part. A summer characterized by frequent rains necessitated meticulous attention to the raw material, with constant monitoring and timely treatments in the vineyard. This was followed by the intense heat...

2014-10-01 23:08:36

The cell line development market, by type of cell lines is segmented into primary cell lines, continuous cell lines, hybridomas, and recombinant cell lines. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/cell-line-development-market-152900899.html (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 The “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...

2014-10-01 16:27:27

- BIO Investor Forum to be held October 7-8 in San Francisco - SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pfenex Inc. (NYSE MKT: PFNX), a clinical-stage biotechnology company engaged in the development of high-value and difficult to manufacture proteins including biosimilar therapeutics, today announced that it will be presenting at the 13(th) Annual BIO Investor Forum in San Francisco at the Palace Hotel. Paul Wagner, chief financial officer of Pfenex, will provide an overview of the...

2014-10-01 12:33:45

Nineteen PureTemp phase change materials, with temperature ranges from 39 to 154 degrees Fahrenheit, have been designated as 100 percent biobased. MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entropy Solutions Inc.'s PureTemp phase change material has earned the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Certified Biobased Product Label. The label verifies that the amount of renewable biobased material in the product meets or exceeds levels set by the USDA. Photo -...


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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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