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2010-05-12 06:30:00

QUEBEC CITY, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS, TSX: AEZ) (the "Company"), a late-stage drug development company specialized in oncology and endocrine therapy, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Company's Investigational New Drug (IND) application for its doxorubicin targeted conjugate compound, AEZS-108, in luteinizing hormone releasing hormone (LHRH) receptor positive urothelial (bladder) cancer. Following this...

2010-05-06 06:30:00

QUEBEC CITY, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS, TSX: AEZ), ("the Company") a late-stage drug development company specialized in oncology and endocrinology, today announced that it has received from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), orphan-drug designation for AEZS-108, its doxorubicin targeted conjugate compound, for the treatment of ovarian cancer. AEZS-108 is currently in a Phase 2 trial in advanced ovarian and advanced endometrial cancer in...

2010-04-26 07:00:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- PureCircle, the world's leading producer and marketer of stevia-based, all-natural, zero-calorie sweeteners, and Michigan State University (MSU), one of the world's premier horticultural research institutions, have signed an agreement for research and breeding of the stevia plant. The agreement brings MSU's highly technical staff and resources of the Department of Horticulture to bear on stevia rebaudiana. The plant, native to Paraguay, has been...

2010-04-14 05:18:00

WAYZATA, Minnesota, April 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) today published a Scientific Opinion, which confirms that steviol glycosides, sweeteners extracted from the stevia plant, are safe for use in foods and beverages and establishes an Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) for their safe consumption. In its published Scientific Opinion, EFSA's Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources Added to Foods (ANS) concludes that, considering the available...

2010-04-12 07:00:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PureCircle (The International Stock Exchange, London: PURE), the world's leading producer of naturally zero-calorie sweeteners , including stevia-derived Reb A, today announced that it will formally launch its effort to help reduce obesity in the United States by joining the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF). A first-of-its-kind endeavor, the HWCF involves the collaboration of more than 40 members of the food and beverage...

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2010-03-29 10:30:00

An all-natural, herbal artificial sweetener, approved for use in the U.S. in December 2008, has already earned a market share of $500 million, according to a March 28 AFP report. Rebaudioside A (Reb-A) and Purevia are two products made from a South American herb known as stevia, and have become attractive alternatives to aspartame and other sugar-replacing artificial sweeteners because it is all natural. According to Mintel, a global marketing research firm originally founded in the United...

2010-03-18 06:30:00

COLUMBIA, Md., March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Celsion Corporation (Nasdaq: CLSN) today announced that an abstract about the Phase I/II trial of ThermoDox® in Recurrent Chest Wall Cancer (RCW) has been accepted for presentation at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2010 Annual Meeting. The abstract presents the background, rationale, and design of the DIGNITY study which is ongoing and evaluating ThermoDox in combination with hyperthermia in women with...

2010-03-15 09:07:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- PureCircle, the global leader in the production of high-purity stevia products, today announced that it's stevia-derived Reb A has so far helped customers eliminate a half-trillion calories from diets in the USA. The figure, based on product sales through the end of 2009, is indicative of stevia's potential to help policymakers, manufacturers and consumers address the nation's obesity epidemic. "In a matter of weeks, Michelle Obama's 'Let's Move'...

2010-02-22 06:00:00

SUGAR LAND, Texas and OAK BROOK, Ill., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Imperial Sugar Company and PureCircle Limited are pleased to announce the launch of Natural Sweet Ventures LLC ("Natural Sweet"), a joint venture created between Imperial, one of the largest marketers of refined sugar in North America, and PureCircle, the global leader in the production of high purity stevia products. The exclusive North American joint venture will combine the natural benefits of both sugar and stevia to develop...

2010-02-10 06:30:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Celsion Corporation (Nasdaq: CLSN) announced today that after reviewing safety data from 120 patients enrolled in the pivotal Phase III ThermoDox® clinical trial ("HEAT" trial) for primary liver cancer, the Data Monitoring Committee (DMC) has recommended that Celsion continue to enroll patients in the trial. The DMC for the HEAT study is comprised of an independent group of medical and scientific experts who are...


Latest Glycosides Reference Libraries

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2009-04-23 11:07:34

Bittercress (Barbarea vulgaris), also commonly known as Herb Barbara, Rocketcress, Yellow Rocketcress, Winter Rocket, and Wound Rocket, is a European biennial herb. This plant displays a rosette of shiny, dark green leaves at the base and additional pinnately divided leaves on the stem. In the spring, yellow flowers originate in tightly packed terminal groups just above the foliage. Bittercress grows wildly as a weed in many parts of North America. The flowers can be in bloom May...

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