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2014-08-01 16:23:54

Plasma RNA biomarker panel for colorectal cancer screening JERUSALEM, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bio-MarCare Technologies, a leader in the development of plasma RNA biomarkers for colorectal cancer (CRC), is offering for sale its proprietary Colon-MarCarePlex(TM) technology for the pre-cancerous polyps screening in blood. The purchaser will receive all intellectual property (IP) rights, know-how and current business relationships associated with MarCarePlex(TM) technology....

2014-07-31 23:23:14

Qutromtech has new mechanisms for treating cancer and diabetes. Yokneam, Israel (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Qutromtech's progress in the development of biological medicine coincided with the decline of existing chemical molecules based drugs, after suffering during the last two decades competition from generic companies, including Qutromtech. However, generic competition to biological drugs is seen in the near future due to the extremely complex development processes, in addition to patent...

2014-07-31 23:21:06

The Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC in Boston Massachusetts has more adult stem cell intellectual property than it requires for its own current business development plans. To get its additional adult stem cell technologies into greater practice, the company recently launched a social media marketing campaign. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Boston’s Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC (ASCTC) finds itself flush with innovative adult stem cell biotechnologies. Currently the...

2014-07-31 23:07:04

The technological advancements and the increased government support in the form of funding are the factors that drive the nucleic acid isolation and purification market across the globe - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/nucleic-acid-isolation-purification-market-229978287.html. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The “Nucleic Acid Isolation and Purification Market by Technology (Column based, Reagent based, Magnetic bead based), Consumables & Instruments, by Application (Plasmid...

2014-07-31 12:29:54

Privately-held Rogne Biosciences plans to develop the first topical biologic, a peptide-based skin treatment for patients with psoriasis, derived from a protein which occurs naturally in the body. PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rogne Bioscience, a privately-held biotechnology company based in San Francisco Bay Area, has acquired a licence to anti-inflammatory peptides from Isis Innovation, the University of Oxford's commercialisation company. The potent...

2014-07-31 08:37:16

ANTWERP, Belgium and LONDON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- genae, a global Contract Research Organization (CRO) and services provider for the medical industries, announced today the incorporation of genae UK in London. The United Kingdom has one of the largest medical device markets in the world. It was valued at USD 8.9 billion in 2012 and it is projected to increase by a CAGR of 6.0% until 2017. Health expenditure was estimated at USD 234 billion in 2012, equal to...

2014-07-31 08:37:06

Initial Focus on the Development of an NGS-Based Cancer Panel FREMONT, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. (OTCQB: WGBS) announced today a commercial partnership with Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network, Inc. (MPLN) with the goal of developing Next-Generation sequencing (NGS) based clinical tests. "One of the key challenges in developing clinical grade targeted NGS panels is achieving complete coverage of the required genes. Based on my experience,...

2014-07-30 12:30:51

Step Edits Are the Most Likely Strategy to Drive Use of a Biosimilar Priced 30 Percent Less than the Reference Brand, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the majority of surveyed pharmacy and medical directors in the United States believe that the key drivers of biosimilar market penetration will be the level of savings achievable by their managed care organizations (MCOs) and the expected...

2014-07-30 12:29:57

Silva to be honored along with 79 of his fellow classmates at KGI School of Pharmacy White Coat Ceremony on August 23 CLAREMONT, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacy is not Antonio Silva's first career, but he is certain it will be his last. In the past, the 34-year-old Riverside, California, resident has served in the U.S. Marine Corps and owned and operated his own small business. However, he could never forget what he was really passionate about?science, medicine and,...

2014-07-30 08:32:17

DUBAI, UAE, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gopika was born against all the odds in an area of India where foeticide is prevalent. Hailing from Ponamalai Nagar, a village in the Salem district of Andhra Pradesh, her family cherished their daughter, taking the utmost care in her health and development. Yet before long the harsh reality of extreme poverty set in and the family was forced to migrate to a remote brick kiln where they ended up in bonded labour. From the moment she...


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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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