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2014-04-17 16:29:24

Universities and Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (ASCR) institutes throughout Prague now have access to the latest scientific discoveries thanks to new partnership between CAS and the Prague Consortium COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world's authority for chemical information, announced today a five-year agreement for SciFinder(®), the choice for chemistry research, with the Prague Consortium, a consortium of schools in...

2014-04-17 16:27:38

LONDON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE: GSK) and Genmab A/S (OMX: GEN) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a Supplemental Biologic License Application (sBLA) for the use of Arzerra(®) (ofatumumab), a CD20-directed cytolytic monoclonal antibody, in combination with chlorambucil for the treatment of previously untreated patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) for whom fludarabine-based therapy is considered...

2014-04-17 16:24:54

DALLAS, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DeepResearhReports.com adds "2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Polyethylene Wax Industry" and "2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Ethyl Polysilicate Industry" report to its research database. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140417/76031) 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Ethyl Polysilicate Industry is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Ethyl Polysilicate industry...

2014-04-17 16:23:29

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m6bwz7/global_acrylic) has announced the addition of the "Global Acrylic Acid and its Derivatives Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m6bwz7/global_acrylic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Acrylic Acid and its Derivatives market to grow at a CAGR...

2014-04-17 16:23:27

HOUSTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, announces that it has scheduled a conference call on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. Central Time (9:00 a.m. Eastern Time) to discuss First Quarter 2014 financial results. The company expects to release its results after market close on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Kraton invites you to listen to the conference call, which will be...

2014-04-17 16:23:25

CLEVELAND, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, today announced that it has received the first Supplier Excellence Award jointly granted by Quality Synthetic Rubber (QSR) and Qure Medical, specialty divisions of Q Holding Co. "Unwavering product quality and the ability to deliver value, outstanding service and quick turnarounds are the key reasons for our decision to present this...

2014-04-17 12:27:18

Surveyed MCOs Indicate That Tier Position of Pradaxa and Eliquis Unlikely to Change Even With Addition of VTE Treatment to Label, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) will dramatically alter the treatment landscape for VTE treatment and secondary prophylaxis. Surveyed emergency room physicians and cardiologists indicate that they currently use...

2014-04-17 12:26:06

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lrtr6d/packaging_film) has announced the addition of the "Packaging Film Market By Application & Type (LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, CPP, BOPP, Polyester, PVC, Polyamide, EVOH, Cellulose, PLA, PVDC, PVOH & Others) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lrtr6d/packaging_film ] report to their offering. (Logo:...

2014-04-17 12:24:35

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bz6xdd/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Hydrocolloid Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bz6xdd/global ] report to their offering. The analysts forecast the Global Hydrocolloid market to grow at a CAGR of 5.57 percent over the period 2014-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing...

2014-04-17 12:24:28

LONDON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Polypropylene Market For Packaging, Automotive, Consumer Products, Electrical & Electronics, Construction and Other End-User Industries - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 -...


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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