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2014-07-25 08:26:17

Company Replacing DEHP in All Its Products DEESIDE, Wales, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a leading global medical products and technologies company, today announced that its UnoMeter(TM) Safeti(TM) Plus portfolio of hourly diuresis systems is now free of DEHP. The company now offers its major Continence & Critical Care brands in DEHP-free design, including the Flexi-Seal(TM) Fecal Management System and the AbViser(TM) AutoValve(TM) Intra-Abdominal Pressure Monitoring...

2014-07-25 08:25:54

SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) today announced that it will provide a corporate update and report second quarter 2014 financial results before the NASDAQ Global Select Market opens on Friday, August 1, 2014. That same day, Arena will host a conference call and webcast at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (5:30 a.m. Pacific Time). The conference call may be accessed by dialing 877.643.7155 for domestic callers and 914.495.8552 for...

2014-07-25 08:22:44

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Water Soluble Polymers Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Water soluble polymers are used in dispersion, suspension (thickening and gelling), and stabilization. The major functions of water soluble polymers include binding, coagulating, film forming, flocculating, lubrication and friction reduction, rheology modification and control,...

2014-07-25 08:22:10

HOUSTON and LONDON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Second-Quarter 2014 Highlights -- Record quarterly EBITDA of $1.94 billion -- Record diluted earnings per share of $2.22; income from continuing operations of $1.17 billion -- Solid results in all segments, with O&P Americas segment approaching EBITDA of $1 billion -- Completed initial 10% share repurchase and initiated purchases under second 10% authorization; repurchased approximately 19...

2014-07-25 04:21:37

WHIPPANY, N.J. and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare and Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc., an Amgen subsidiary (NASDAQ: AMGN), today announced that an investigational Phase 3 trial of NEXAVAR(®) (sorafenib) tablets in patients with advanced breast cancer did not meet its primary endpoint of improving progression-free survival (PFS). The study, called RESILIENCE, evaluated the efficacy and safety of sorafenib in combination with capecitabine, an...

2014-07-24 23:14:07

Bio-ID Diagnostics Inc., the parent company of MultiGEN Diagnostics Inc., has been awarded a US patent for broad based QC/QA applications in clinical diagnostic testing. This can eliminate false negatives and provide novel features for sample tracking. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The patent provides substantially greater confidence in the reporting of molecular diagnostic test results. It also enables true sample ID and superior tracking capabilities necessary for the validation...

2014-07-24 23:13:43

“Highly concentrated formulations are the inevitable next generation of Parenteral Biologics.” Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Freeslate, Inc., the leading provider of high throughput research solutions for biopharmaceutical development, today announced its feature in the BioProcess International article “Highly Concentrated Protein Formulations” by Jim Kling. Topics of this article include problematic issues with highly concentrated protein formulations and how automation...

2014-07-24 23:10:16

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Sugar Alcohols markets. Global market for Sugar Alcohols is forecast to reach 5.5 billion pounds (lbs) by 2020, driven by increasing demand for low-calorie sweeteners among the growing base of diabetic & obese population, and strong consumption in food, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics end-use sectors. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – The market for sugar alcohols, commonly known as food...

2014-07-24 23:10:07

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Superhard Materials markets. Global market for Superhard Materials is projected to reach US$23 billion by 2020, driven by improving economy and intensifying manufacturing activity and the ensuing rise in demand for machine tools used for turning, cutting, drilling, boring and grinding operations. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Superhard materials refer to extremely hard materials with over...

2014-07-24 23:09:43

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on High Performance Alloys markets. Global market for High Performance Alloys is projected to reach 619.6 thousand metric tons by 2020, driven by growing demand in major end-use sectors such as aerospace, turbines, chemical process industry, construction, electronic and electrical engineering, oil & gas, and automotive, among others. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – High performance alloys...


Latest Chemistry Reference Libraries

Caribbean Pine, Pinus caribaea
2014-04-18 08:11:48

Caribbean pine (Pinus caribaea) is native to Central America, Cuba, the Bahamas as well as the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Caribbean pine also grows in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Colombia, South Africa and China where they were introduced by foresters. This pine often forms pure stands but can be found growing mixed in with oaks and other pines as long as the soil is well drained and acidic. The Caribbean pine grows in forest of the lowlands up to about 2,297 feet but can...

Camphora tree, Cinnamomum camphora
2014-02-07 09:51:33

Cinnamomum camphora is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Camphor tree, Camphorwood or Camphor laurel. C. camphora plants belong to the Lauraceae family. The tree is indigenous to China, specifically south of the Yangtze River, Taiwan, Japan, Korea and Vietnam. It has been introduced and has become naturalized in many other regions of the world and the tree is considered an invasive species in parts of the United States and Australia. Cinnamomum...

Amflora
2013-10-03 07:51:27

Amflora, known also as EH92-527-1, is a genetically modified potato developed by BASF Plant Science. Amflora potato plant produces pure amylopectin starch that is processed to waxy potato starch. Amflora was approved for industrial applications in the European Union market on March 2, 2010 by the European Commission. It was originally registered on August 5, 1996. Amflora was developed by geneticist Lennart Erjefalt and agronomist Juri Kano of Svalof Weibull AB. Because of the lack of...

Golden Rice
2013-10-02 14:11:48

Golden Rice is a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced  through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A, in the edible parts of the rice. The research was conducted with the goal of producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, a deficiency which is estimated to kill 670,000 children under five years old each year. Golden rice is different from its parental strain by the addition of three...

Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

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