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2014-10-31 23:05:19

Biodiesel Equipment Manufacturer Releases Methanol Recovery and Soap Making Equipment Designed for Small-Scale Biodiesel Producers. Chico, CA. (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 Springboard Biodiesel, a California-based biodiesel equipment manufacturer, best known for its small scale BioPro™ biodiesel processors, announced on Thursday the release of automated equipment that will further improve the performance and efficiency of small-scale biodiesel producers throughout the country. The...

2014-10-31 23:01:03

NutriGold’s Glucomannan supplement, which aids in appetite control and healthy weight management, is now available in an easy to use powder form. Orem, UT (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 NutriGold recently announced a new innovative approach to their glucomannan supplement. Glucomannan GOLD™ Ready Mix Powder offers the same natural source of soluble fiber found in capsulated Glucomannan GOLD™ but in an easy to use, ready made powder. Kirsten Lee of NutriGold stated that, “Because the...

2014-10-31 16:23:52

NASDAQ: CRME TSX: COM VANCOUVER, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cardiome Pharma Corp. (NASDAQ: CRME / TSX: COM) today announced that it will report financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014 on the morning of Friday, November 7, 2014. Cardiome will hold a conference call and webcast at 8:00 a.m. Eastern (5:00 a.m. Pacific) on that day to discuss the results. To access the conference call, please dial 416-764-8688 or 888-390-0546 and use conference ID 37710827....

2014-10-31 16:21:49

DUBLIN, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "India Chlor Alkali Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Chlor alkali market in India has witnessed healthy growth in recent years, largely driven by increasing demand from end user industries due to higher output from the chemicals sector. Chlor alkali market is broadly categorized into three segments, namely Caustic...

2014-10-31 12:22:25

DUBLIN, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "India Naphthalene Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Naphthalene is an aromatic organic compound, derived from crude oil or coal tar during steel production. Since 1990, major industry players have been using coal tar for producing naphtha instead of crude oil. In India, naphthalene is majorly used in pharmaceutical,...

2014-10-31 12:22:20

DUBLIN, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "China Air Purifier Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 China is emerging as a potential market for air purifiers due to rising levels of air pollution and increasing health consciousness among consumers in the country. Being the global manufacturing and research and development hub, China has been witnessing...

2014-10-31 12:22:14

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS (NASDAQ: CHSCP), a leading energy, grains and foods company and the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative, is nearing completion of a new propane rail terminal in Hixton, Wis., in time to meet demand for the upcoming heating season. An open house event was held on October 30 to mark the occasion. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141031/155818 "On behalf of Governor Walker, I want to thank CHS for investing in Wisconsin....

2014-10-31 12:22:07

DUBLIN, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Powder Coatings Market by Resin Type and by End-User Industries - Global Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The report covers the global powder coating market and also divides it on the basis of resin group, end-user industries, and region. The market data for these resin groups are given with respect to volume (thousand tons) and value...

2014-10-31 12:22:04

DUBLIN, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Leather Chemicals Market by Type and by Region - Trends & Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The leather chemicals market is projected to reach $7,963 million at a CAGR of 7.64% by 2019. Leather chemicals are used at different stages of leather production. The process starts with beamhouse operations, followed by tanning operations....

2014-10-31 08:27:54

DUBLIN, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Vacuum Coating Machine Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Global and Chinese Vacuum Coating Machine Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global vacuum coating machine industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry...


Latest Chemistry Reference Libraries

Papaver bracteatum
2014-10-27 10:36:03

Papaver bracteatum, commonly referred to as the Iranian poppy, is a hardy perennial poppy. It is high in thebaine, which is an opiate that can be converted into codeine. P. bracteatum grows on thick stalks that can grow up to 4 feet. Its flowers are large and deep red, measuring up to 8 inches across. There is a notable black spot located near the base of the petals. The main non-horticultural use of P. bracteatum is the production of thebaine. This substance can be converted to codeine...

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...

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maffling
  • To stammer.
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  • A simpleton.
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