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2008-08-07 15:01:00

GTC Biotherapeutics, Inc. ("GTC", Nasdaq: GTCB) has completed its submission of the final portion of the Biologics License Application, or BLA, for ATryn(R) in the United States. The final portion of the BLA submission includes all of the clinical safety and efficacy data generated from studies of ATryn(R), including the pivotal study supporting product licensure. ATryn(R) is GTC's recombinant form of human antithrombin, a plasma protein with anticoagulant and anti-inflammatory properties....

2008-08-07 09:01:06

GTC Biotherapeutics, Inc.'s ("GTC", Nasdaq: GTCB) total net loss for the second quarter ended June 29, 2008, was $2.2 million, or $0.02 per share, compared with a net loss of $10.6 million, or $0.14 per share, for the second quarter of 2007. The total net loss for the first six months of 2008 was $10.4 million, or $0.11 per share, compared to $18.1 million, or $0.23 per share, for the first six months of 2007. "We have had an excellent quarter, achieving strong cash receipts from our...

2008-02-06 13:43:52

An unexpected heavy snowfall in the Ladakh region of India may mean the death of around 90,000 Pashmina goats. These goats are facing a shortage of food, according to Tsering Dorjay, a government official in Ladakh. These goats typically survive on the grass in Ladakh, but with the temperatures at -29 degrees Fahrenheit and such heavy snowfall, they are not expected to survive much longer. The government provisions of winter food have been consumed already, and Dorjay said, "We have requested...

2006-06-02 08:15:00

By Ben Hirschler, European Pharmaceuticals Correspondent LONDON -- The world's first medicine derived from a genetically engineered animal has been recommended for approval by a panel of European experts, following a re-examination of the evidence. The European Medicines Agency initially rejected ATryn, an anti-clotting agent for people with a rare inherited disease which is made from the milk of transgenic goats. But the agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) said it...

2006-06-02 08:00:00

By Ben Hirschler, European Pharmaceuticals Correspondent LONDON (Reuters) - The world's first medicine derived from a genetically engineered animal has been recommended for approval by a panel of European experts, following a re-examination of the evidence. The European Medicines Agency initially rejected ATryn, an anti-clotting agent for people with a rare inherited disease which is made from the milk of transgenic goats. But the agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP)...

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2005-06-24 20:29:16

SAN FRANCISCO -- Move over Smokey the Bear. In California, thousands of goats are helping prevent wildfires. From hilly San Francisco to more rural settings, California landowners, business and officials have hired the voracious animals to devour the grass and brush that fuels wildfires. Last year, more than 5,500 fires blackened over 168,000 acres in the most populous U.S. state. "Goats are just another tool in the toolbox for California and we try to use as many tools as possible,"...


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Siberian Ibex, Capra sibirica
2012-08-16 09:53:50

The Siberian ibex (Capra sibirica), also known as the common ibex, can be found in northern, central, and Southern Asia. Its range includes Afghanistan, northwestern India, Mongolia, and Pakistan, among other areas. It prefers a habitat within alpine meadows and mountainous areas, but will also reside in foothills, deserts, or rocky bluffs. It has been considered a subspecies of the Alpine ibex, although it is not known whether this is a valid classification. The Siberian ibex can vary in...

Nubian Ibex, Capra nubiana
2012-06-25 17:01:54

The Nubian ibex (Capra nubiana) is a species of goat that can be found in the deserts of Oman, Jordan, Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt, among other places. It prefers a habitat within rocky mountainous areas of its range. Typically, it is classified as a subspecies of the alpine ibex, but it has been classified as its own species occasionally. Groups of Nubian ibex, either all males or all females, are active during the day and can be seen feeding on leaves and grasses. Common predators...

Mountain Goat, Oreamnos americanus
2012-05-10 05:28:07

The mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus), also called the Rocky Mountain goat is only found in North America. Even though it is a goat in name, it is not in the Capra genus of true goats. It belongs to the subfamily Caprinae, which holds goat-antelopes which holds thirty-two other species. It is in the family Bovidae that holds other creatures such as cattle, antelopes, and gazelle. It is the only species in the Oreamnos genus. The mountain goat is listed as of “least concern” by the IUCN....

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2007-08-14 04:24:53

The Wild Goat (Capra aegagrus), is a common species of goat, with a distribution ranging from Europe and Asia Minor to central Asia and the Middle East. In the wild, these goats live in flocks of up to 500 individuals. Male wild goats are solitary and go through a period called a rut, where they are ready to mate. During the rut old males drive younger males from the maternal herds. The gestation period averages 170 days. Females usually give birth to one kid. Kids can follow the mother...

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2007-08-14 04:23:12

The Kri-kri (Capra aegagrus creticus), sometimes called the Cretan goat, Agrimi, or Cretan Ibex, is a subspecies of wild goat. The Kri-kri is native to the Eastern Mediterranean, now found only on the island of Crete, Greece and three small islands just offshore (Dia, Thodorou and Agii Pandes). The Kri-kri is not thought to be indigenous to Crete, but was imported during the time of the Minoan civilization. Nevertheless, it is found nowhere else and the form is therefore endemic to Crete....

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