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2014-09-10 12:28:52

-Dr. Cagnoni Joins Non-Profit Organization Focused on Fostering Innovation and Collaboration to Strengthen the Bay Area BioEconomy- SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area BioEconomy Initiative (BAB) today announced that it has named Pablo J. Cagnoni, M.D., President of Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., to its Steering Committee. Onyx, an Amgen subsidiary, is engaged in the development and commercialization of innovative therapies to improve the lives of people with...

2014-09-10 12:28:08

MONTREAL, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inocucor Technologies, Inc., the Montreal-based ag biotech company that develops biological products and processes for agriculture, today announced it has signed its first commercial strategic partnership with Axter Agroscience inc. of Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec. Inocucor President and CEO Donald R. Marvin announced the collaboration with Axter, one of Canada's leading providers of foliar feeding crop solutions, at the Ag Innovation Showcase in...

stem cells
2014-09-10 02:30:29

Terry Devitt, University of Wisconsin-Madison Figuring out how blank slate stem cells decide which kind of cell they want to be when they grow up — a muscle cell, a bone cell, a neuron — has been no small task for science. Human pluripotent stem cells, the undifferentiated cells that have the potential to become any of the 220 types of cells in the body, are influenced in the lab dish by the cocktail of chemical factors and proteins upon which they are grown and nurtured. Depending...

2014-09-10 08:33:31

The Global Leader in Non-Dormant Alfalfa and the Leading Argentine Ag-Biotech Join Forces to Enter a Fully Integrated Alfalfa Seed Joint Venture with R&D and Marketing Capabilities FIVE POINTS, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW), a leading U.S.-based alfalfa seed producer, and Bioceres S.A., a leading agricultural biotechnology company owned by one of the largest groups of farmers in Latin America, today announced they will create a Joint...

2014-09-09 23:04:11

The expanding global biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries are likely to drive the growth of chiral chromatography columns market. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/chiral-chromatography-columns-market-225453435.html (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The “Chiral Chromatography Columns Market by type (Empty, Pre-packed, Analytical, Preparative), by Material (Metal, Glass, Plastic), by Application [GC, LC (HPLC, UHPLC, Flash Chromatoraphy, UFLC), TLC, SFC] - Forecast to...

2014-09-09 20:22:04

LONDON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Amphoteric Surfactant Market by Application (Personal Care, Home Care and Industrial & Institutional, Oil Field Chemical, Agriculture Adjuvants), Type (Betaine, Amine Oxide, Amphoacetate, Amphopropionate, Sultaine) - Global Trends & Forecast to...

2014-09-09 08:34:40

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2014-09-09 08:31:51

ANTWERP, Belgium and DUBAI, UAE, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- genae, a global Contract Research Organization (CRO) and services provider for the medical industries, announced today the incorporation of genae Gulf in Dubai, and the joint effort with leading clinicians from the region, including cardiologist Dr. Ibrahim Al Rashdan. "There is an exponentially growing demand for combining efforts between the Gulf region and the West, in terms of high quality but...

2014-09-09 08:30:45

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gentag, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been granted a new, additional allowance for its patents in Europe. This allowance, granted by the European Patent Office, further enhances the company's already significant intellectual property holdings of near field communication (NFC) mobile phone sensor technologies and complements its disposable wearable NFC sensor patent portfolio. The new patent covers quantitative diagnostic tests that...

2014-09-09 08:30:24

ORLANDO, Fla. and DUBLIN, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TNI BioTech, Inc. (OTC-BB: TNIB) ("we" or the "Company"), a biotechnology company pioneering the manufacturing and marketing of innovative therapies for autoimmune diseases in emerging nations, today announced the results of its 2014 annual general meeting of shareholders. The shareholders of the Company have approved all the matters submitted to them at the Company's 2014 annual general meeting held at 10:00 a.m., Eastern...


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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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