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2009-10-29 01:00:00

AMSTERDAM, October 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics (AMT) and Progenika Biopharma announced today that the companies have entered into a development and commercialization agreement for LPLchip(TM), a diagnostic tool to rapidly diagnose patients with complete and partial lipoprotein lipase deficiency (LPLD). AMT has developed Glybera(R) as a gene therapy for patients with this disease. In June of this year AMT announced new clinical data showing that a...

2009-10-14 09:43:03

A team of scientists, led by a biomedical engineer at The University of Texas at Austin, have demonstrated "“ for the first time "“ that mathematical models created from data obtained by DNA microarrays, can be used to correctly predict previously unknown cellular mechanisms. This brings biologists a step closer to one day being able to understand and control the inner workings of the cell as readily as NASA engineers plot the trajectories of spacecraft today. "Thanks to the Human...

2009-08-05 10:41:00

CARLISLE, Mass., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- CapitalBio Corporation and VigeneTech Inc. have announced the launch of a fully integrated microarray solution platform. CapitalBio Corp., a developer and marketer of diagnostic biochips and advanced microarray instrument systems, in collaboration with VigeneTech, developers of novel image analysis, automation, and instrumentation software, now offers a platform that combines the superior performance and "one-click" automation of the MicroVigene(TM)...

2009-07-01 09:24:58

For the first time, researchers have been able to identify genetic predictors of the potential success or failure of IVF treatment in blood. Dr. Cathy Allen, from the Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, Ireland, told the 25th annual conference of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology today (Wednesday 1 July) that her research would help understand why IVF works for some patients but not for others.Previous work in this area has looked at gene profiles in such tissues as the uterine...

2009-05-22 10:10:00

The widely-used Affymetrix Whole-Transcript Gene 1.0 ST (sense target) microarray platform, normally used to assay gene expression, can also be utilized to interrogate exon-specific splicing. Research published today in the open access journal BMC Bioinformatics shows scientists how to monitor alternative splicing activity on a genome-wide scale, without investing in new exon microarray technologies.Alternative splicing produces a variety of mRNA transcripts from a single gene by splicing...

2009-05-17 22:30:00

ATLANTA, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Hai Kang Life Corporation Limited (HKLife) announces further developments of its patented field-assisted LOAC (Lab-on-a-Chip) system, EFADchip technology at the BIO 2009 International Convention, the Global Event for Biotechnology held in Atlanta, through 18-21 May 2009. The BIO International Convention is the largest annual gathering for the biotechnology industry and attracts the biggest names in biotech, offers key networking and partnering opportunities and...

2009-05-12 06:00:00

ST. JOSEPH, Mich., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- GeneGo, Inc., the leading provider of pathway data mining & analysis solutions, and OmicSoft Corporation, the premiere visualization and analysis software for the interpretation of high dimensional data, today announced the integration of the MetaCore(TM) pathway analysis platform with Array Studio. "Array Studio is a powerful analysis platform and we have mutual customers that this integration will benefit," said Julie Bryant, VP of Business...

2009-05-05 10:48:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambry Genetics Corp. announces the implementation of Comparative Genomic Hybridization (CGH) using oligonucleotide arrays through a partnership with Baylor College of Medicine. Large chromosomal abnormalities that are associated with over 270 genetic syndromes can be easily identified via analysis of each 105K whole genome and mitochondrial array. The partnership with Baylor College of Medicine equips Ambry with an extensive library as a reference,...

2009-04-04 10:06:55

A novel technique for carrying out gene-expression profiling is set to challenge the market dominance of the current, widely used methodology, reports Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN). Some scientists believe that digital gene-expression profiling, a fully quantitative approach for gene-expression analysis, will eventually rival microarrays in this application area, according to the April 1 issue of GEN (http://www.genengnews.com/articles/chitem.aspx?aid=2844)."Digital gene...

2009-03-16 01:30:00

PARIS, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ExonHit Therapeutics (Alternext: ALEHT) today reported the publication in Lancet Oncology of a study conducted by Institut Gustave Roussy, which describes the identification of a deregulated cell function in breast cancer through the analysis of alternative RNA splicing [1]. Study data demonstrate that exons are differently expressed in malignant and benign lesions, and alternative transcripts determine the molecular characteristics of breast...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.