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2011-07-28 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TriLink BioTechnologies, Inc. (TriLink) and Lucigen Corporation (Lucigen) announced today that the two companies have signed a licensing agreement for the use of TriLink's CleanAmp(TM) dNTPs in Lucigen's new Taq98(TM) Hot Start 2X MasterMix. TriLink's CleanAmp(TM) dNTPs are an innovative approach to Hot Start PCR. By simply replacing the standard dNTPs in a PCR assay with CleanAmp(TM) dNTPs, a Hot Start reaction can be achieved. This universal...

2011-07-12 07:00:00

MADISON, Wis. and HOPKINTON, Mass., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) and Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: CALP) today announced a co-marketing agreement for the development and optimization of automated protocols for the NimbleGen SeqCap EZ Library solution-based capture method for Caliper's Sciclone® NGS Workstation. The collaboration aims to simplify high throughput targeted resequencing workflows by developing automated methods for...

2011-07-11 06:00:00

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (NASDAQ: PDLI) announced a favorable ruling today, specifically, that on July 7, 2011, the Second Judicial District Court of Nevada ruled in favor of PDL on two motions to dismiss filed by Genentech and F. Hoffmann LaRoche, Ltd. (Roche) in PDL's lawsuit related to the 2003 settlement agreement with Genentech. The court denied Genentech and Roche's motion to dismiss four of PDL's five claims for relief and,...

2011-06-15 04:06:00

LONDON, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharma IQ is pioneering new HTA discussion platform with launch of the first ever HTA Online event - Global HTA and CER Forum, which will take an innovative form of 12 online session over the course of August. Health Technology Assessment has recently observed an unprecedented global expansion. Clinical and cost effectiveness are assessed for pharmaceuticals in Australia, Canada and the UK, while clinical benefit is the main focus in...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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