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2011-06-29 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FamilyCord, one of the nation's leading cord blood banks, today announced their latest contribution to the advancement of the umbilical cord blood and tissue storage industry: CordTissuePlus. With CordTissuePlus, new parents now have the opportunity to not only store stem cells from their baby's cord blood, but also from the umbilical cord as well. Stem cells have the capacity to develop into many different cell types in the body and are...

2011-06-23 20:00:45

Scientists have made an important step forward in their understanding of cryoprotectants "“ compounds that act as natural 'antifreeze' to protect drugs, food and tissues stored at sub-zero temperatures. Researchers from the Universities of Leeds and Illinois, and Columbia University in New York, studied a particular type of cryoprotectants known as osmolytes. They found that small osmolyte molecules are better at protecting proteins than larger ones. The findings, published in...

2011-06-21 05:00:00

BOTHELL, Wash., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLife Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: BLFS), a leading developer and manufacturer of clinical grade biopreservation media products for cells and tissues, today announced that it has become the leading supplier of pre-formulated GMP cryopreservation media for umbilical cord blood stem cells, a key segment of the Company's strategic biobanking market. BioLife Solutions, which will be exhibiting at the 9th Annual International Umbilical Cord Blood...

2011-06-01 08:30:00

MIAMI, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio-Tissue, the industry leader in Ophthalmic tissue products, announced today that it has shipped over 7,500 ProKera® units since the product's inception. ProKera® is the only medical device that can provide wound healing to over 350,000 annual cases of patients afflicted with damaged ocular surfaces. ProKera® is a class II medical device composed of cryopreserved amniotic membrane tissue clipped...

2011-06-01 05:00:00

BOTHELL, Wash., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLife Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: BLFS), a leading developer and manufacturer of clinical grade biopreservation media products for cells and tissues, today issued an update on the growing number and quality of life science organizations using the Company's products. These customers are all now purchasing HypoThermosol® and/or CryoStor® to support the development of new regenerative medicine products and...

2011-05-05 00:00:29

WHEATON, the company that designs and delivers today's most innovative solutions for the laboratory research, diagnostic packaging and specialty pharmaceuticals industries, introduces the KeepIT Freezer Box for biobanking applications. Millville, NJ (PRWEB) May 04, 2011 Researchers now have a faster, surer way to organize and track their highly important cryopreserved samples in a biobank. WHEATON, the company that designs and delivers today's most innovative solutions for the laboratory...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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