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2014-03-18 20:20:45

DUBLIN, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/736bvd/dextran_cas) has announced the addition of the "Dextran (CAS 9004-54-0) Market Research Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/736bvd/dextran_cas ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Dextran (CAS 9004-54-0) Market Research Report presents comprehensive data on praduct markets globally and...

Nano-Network Could Internally Trigger Insulin Release In Diabetics
2013-05-04 07:45:10

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Newly-developed nanoscale particles could be injected into the bodies of diabetic patients, triggering insulin release when glucose levels rise, maintaining normal blood sugar levels for at least a week, claims a new study published online Thursday by the journal ACS Nano. The particles were developed by researchers from North Carolina State University (NCSU), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), the...

2011-01-18 22:17:35

A complex sugar may someday become one of the most effective weapons to stop the spread of cholera, a disease that has claimed thousands of lives in Haiti since the devastating earthquake last year. A technique developed by University of Central Florida scientists would allow relief workers to test water sources that could be contaminated with the cholera toxin. In the test, the sugar dextran is coated onto iron oxide nanoparticles and then added to a sample of the water. If the cholera toxin...

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2010-03-22 07:36:12

What better venue than San Francisco "“"“ sourdough capital of the world "“"“ to unveil a new natural sourdough ingredient that could replace conventional additives in a variety of other breads, while making them tastier and more healthful? And that's what scientists described Sunday March 21 at the American Chemical Society's 239th National Meeting, being held there. In the study, Maija Tenkanen, Ph.D., and colleagues reported discovery and use of a new strain of...

2009-07-10 07:05:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI), a leading specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that it has resumed shipments to reintroduce its intravenous iron replacement therapy INFeD (iron dextran injection,USP). The product, which had been out of stock due to changes in the final product manufacturing site and issues with raw material supply, is re-entering the market earlier than expected. Watson expects to be in a normal...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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