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2014-05-08 20:24:35

Company launches video to help raise awareness of the brand's history and impact on patients IRVINE, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN) today announced the launch of a video recognizing the physician pioneers and patient communities who contributed to the development of BOTOX(®) (onabotulinumtoxinA), one of the most recognized pharmaceutical brands in the United States. The video kicks off a year-long campaign to commemorate the 25(th) anniversary of the first...

2014-04-14 12:36:39

OTTAWA, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue: Many Sham el-Nessim celebrations include a traditional family meal. Certain salted fish products like fesikh, a traditional dish in the Egyptian community, represent an increased risk of botulism because of the way they are prepared. The fish used to make these salted fish dishes are not gutted before the ripening and salting process. This provides an opportunity for Clostridium botulinum bacteria that may be in the gut of the fish to grow...

2014-03-19 08:29:40

Novel Agents Selectively Targeting an Intestinal Pathogen and Increasing Threat to Human and Animal Health SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AvidBiotics Corp., a privately held biotechnology company, today announced that it has received from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office an issued patent covering its potent bactericidal proteins that selectively target and kill Clostridium difficile. The AvidBiotics' agents, a type of bacteriocin termed a "diffocin," are...

2014-02-16 23:00:46

Transparency Market Research Report added "Clostridium Diagnostics Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/clostridium-diagnostics-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 Clostridium is a gram-positive bacteria which belongs to phylum Firmicutes, it’s an obligate anaerobe capable of producing endospores. Clostridium botulinium,...

2014-02-14 23:22:11

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Global IT Business Confidence Research Report 2014” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/187544. Albany, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 IT Business Confidence Report Q1 2014 Product Synopsis “IT Business Confidence Report Q1 2014” is a new report by Kable that analyzes IT industry executives' views on the global economy, expectations of customer confidence, supplier prices, key business...

2013-12-04 16:01:15

Infants and toddlers frequently carry toxigenic Clostridium difficile, usually with no harm to themselves, but can serve as a reservoir and spread the bacteria to adults in whom it can cause severe disease, according to a study by a team of Swedish researchers published ahead of print in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology. In the study, which involved following 42 children from birth to 1 ½ or 3 years, the investigators found that C. difficile strains persisted for more than six months...

2013-11-07 23:30:53

BioScience Laboratories an Independent testing laboratory announces the capability of product efficacy testing versus Clostridium difficile spores. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 In response to the recent hospital infection related fatalities caused by Clostridium difficile, BioScience Laboratories (BSLI) a Montana-based independent testing laboratory, reminds disinfectant manufacturers that product efficacy versus Clostridium difficile spores can be determined through in-vitro...

Epilepsy And Chronic Pain May Soon Be Treated With Botox Injections
2013-11-01 08:02:11

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An international team of 22 scientists from 11 institutes, led by Professor Bazbek Davletov, of the University of Sheffield, has created and characterized a new molecule able to alleviate hypersensitivity to inflammatory pain. The study, published in the journal Bioconjugate Chemistry, was conducted by Davletov and his team while he was at the Medical Research Council’s Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge. The...

2013-10-31 23:01:52

Hardik Soni, M.D., Medical Director of Ethos Spa Skin and Laser Center, now offers Botox treatments to minimize fine lines at the outside corners of eyes known as crows feet, in addition to frown lines between the eyebrows and around the mouth. The FDA approved the use of Botox to minimize crow’s feet in September. Summit, NJ (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Hardik Soni, M.D., Medical Director of the Ethos Spa Skin and Laser Centers has announced the addition of Botox treatments to minimize...


Latest Clostridium Reference Libraries

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2011-04-15 13:32:47

Clostridium botulinum is a gram-positive, rod-shaped bacterium that produces neurotoxins, known as botulinum neurotoxins types A-G, that cause the flaccid muscular paralysis seen in botulism. It is the main paralytic agent in botox and is commonly found in soil. It is also an obligate anaerobe, meaning oxygen is poisonous to the cells. Superoxide dismutase helps C. botulinum tolerate traces of oxygen. It was first recognized and isolated in 1895 by Emile van Ermengem. Subsequent outbreaks...

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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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