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2014-05-23 11:04:04

Berkeley Lab Berkeley Lab Researchers Take an Atomic-Scale Look at Key Cellular Protein A pathway to the design of even more effective versions of the powerful anti-cancer drug Taxol has been opened with the most detailed look ever at the assembly and disassembly of microtubules, tiny fibers of tubulin protein that form the cytoskeletons of living cells and play a crucial role in mitosis. Through a combination of high-resolution cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) and new methodology for...

2014-05-14 08:34:11

QUFU, China, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunwin Stevia International, Inc. (OTCQB: SUWN, "Sunwin Stevia"), one of the top global providers of high quality stevia extracts, announced today that the Company is now producing Rebaudioside A 99.8% stevioside extracts ("RA 99.8") and has delivered 4,400 kilograms to a US based customer. RA 99.8 extracts are currently the highest quality stevioside extracts produced in the world. Sunwin Stevia completed the testing of its production of RA...

2014-05-09 20:23:02

Supply of paclitaxel will not be disrupted for Canadian patients OTTAWA, May 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada today confirmed it has suspended the establishment licence of Biolyse Pharma Corporation's facility in St. Catharines, Ont., because of significant concerns with the manufacturing process discovered during a recent inspection. Injectable paclitaxel (6mg/ml), used in the treatment of certain lung and breast cancers, is currently the only drug produced at that facility....

2014-03-19 16:23:55

BUFFALO, N.Y., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kinex Pharmaceuticals announced today to having received regulatory and ethics approvals to initiate the first clinical study of an oral form of paclitaxel (Oraxol) in Dunedin Hospital in Otago, New Zealand. This is the first clinical study of Oraxol in New Zealand. Oraxol is also currently in clinical studies conducted in Korea and in the United States of America. Dr. Rudolf Kwan, Chief Medical Officer of Kinex stated "Kinex is...

2014-03-17 08:29:58

SAN DIEGO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardium Therapeutics Inc. (Trading Symbol: CRXM) reported that it has changed its corporate name and business to Taxus Cardium Pharmaceuticals Group Inc. in connection with its strategic collaboration and funding arrangement concluded with China-based Shanxi Taxus Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140317/LA83695LOGO The strategic collaboration is designed to support the commercial development of Generx(®) and...

2014-03-06 23:04:35

DiMorelli Skin Care Line Products is proud to announce the release of its new topical and pain-free Retinol Serum at http://www.dimorelli.com/. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Di Morelli Skin Care Line Products has recently released its new and improved Retinol Serum that is designed for visibly reducing fine lines and wrinkles along with other signs of aging. It also helps in eliminating blemishes and scars left by acne through the active participation of retinol that...

2014-02-05 00:20:59

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sweet Green Fields (SGF), the leading U.S. science based, natural sweetener innovator, today announced it was granted a product patent (regardless of manufacturing process) by the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) for Rebaudioside A (Reb A) products greater than 98.6 percent purity. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140204/SF59300LOGO) "Sweet Green Fields achieved another industry first, as no other patents...

2014-01-28 23:22:28

JMSR Age Intervention Retinol Plus wins for second year in a row and Skin Care Management System MD for fourth. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Jan Marini Skin Research, Inc. (JMSR) is a leading provider of professional skin care and aesthetic solutions, reputed for creating breakthrough product solutions and technological advancements. For the fourth year in a row, JMSR products have been selected as NewBeauty Beauty Choice Awards winners. The awards recognize the best products on...

2014-01-13 04:20:46

SEATTLE, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) today announced that it has reached an agreement with Novartis to reacquire rights to two anti-cancer compounds -- pixantrone (PIXUVRI(®)) and paclitaxel poliglumex (Opaxio(TM)). Under the terms of the previous agreement, CTI has been responsible for development and commercialization activities and expenses for both compounds to date. Upon the effective date of termination, CTI will regain...

2013-11-13 23:36:48

What is the product that every anti-aging skincare regime should include? Sublime Beauty® reveals what most dermatologists and experts agree on. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 What do most experts in skincare agree is most important for anti-aging skincare? "After sunscreen, Retinol or Vitamin A is hands-down the "work-horse" ingredient for anti-aging," says Kathy Heshelow, founder of Sublime Beauty®. Retinol works through several channels of...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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