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2014-07-03 12:26:14

DUBLIN, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mrhg53/nucleic_acid) has announced the addition of the "Global Nucleic Acid Isolation and Purification (Column based, Reagent based, Magnetic bead based) Market - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The global nucleic acid isolation and purification market is expected to witness a CAGR of 8.11% from 2013 to 2018. Nucleic acid...

2014-07-03 08:23:49

MUMBAI,India, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - GBR 830 is an antagonistic monoclonal antibody with first in class potential for the treatment of autoimmune diseases targeting OX40, a co-stimulatory receptor on T cells - The antibody has successfully completed the Phase I enabling preclinical development program and a Phase I clinical trial application has been filed with The Netherlands authorities -...

2014-07-03 08:23:24

- Dermira obtains exclusive rights to develop Cimzia® in psoriasis in the US, Canada and the European Union BRUSSELS and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB, a global biopharmaceutical leader (Euronext: UCB), and Dermira, Inc., a privately held US-based dermatology company, announced today that they have entered into an exclusive licensing agreement for the development and future commercialization of Cimzia(®) (certolizumab pegol) in dermatology. This collaboration aims...

Human Stem Cells Lead To Corneal Regrowth, Improved Vision In Mice
2014-07-03 08:25:39

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online In an exciting new study, researchers have discovered a way to collect cells for the regeneration of corneal tissue – the clear membrane covering the pupil that directs light into the back of the eye. The research team from Boston reported that purified human stem cells were used to improve long-term vision in mice. Currently, the team is waiting for FDA-approval to begin patient clinical trials. This collaborative research...

Nuclear Transfer Proven An Effective Method In Stem Cell Production
2014-07-03 07:02:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A new process known as “somatic cell nuclear transfer” is far better and much more accurate when it comes to coaxing embryonic stem cells out of human skin tissue, according to new research appearing in Tuesday’s edition of the journal Nature. Scientists from Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), the University of California-San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies created...

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...


Latest biotechnology Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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