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2014-09-22 04:21:43

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that Bayer HealthCare's Japanese subsidiary, Bayer Yakuhin, Ltd. has received approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) for EYLEA(®) (aflibercept) Injection for myopic choroidal neovascularization (myopic CNV). EYLEA has already been approved in Japan for the treatment of patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD), and...

2014-09-19 08:26:05

DALLAS, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds asthma drugs market research reports titled "Asthma - Japan Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023", "Asthma - US Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023" and "Asthma - 5EU Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023" to its online library. According to Asthma - 5EU Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023...

2014-09-18 23:11:31

transcosmos Promotes Highly-Skilled Human Resources and Aim at Even Higher Quality Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 transcosmos inc. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and COO: Masataka Okuda; TSE First Section: 9715; hereafter, transcosmos) has introduced two types of internal certification systems in the areas of knowledge management/social media services. Knowledge management specialist is a certification system for those employees who possess a series of know-how and skills...

2014-09-18 20:24:07

DUBLIN, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jd6f6x/call_centers) has announced the addition of the "Call Centers - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jd6f6x/call_centers ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Call Centers in US$ Million by the following Types:...

2014-09-18 20:21:03

DUBLIN, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dqwwfs/choline_chloride) has announced the addition of the "Choline Chloride - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dqwwfs/choline_chloride ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Choline Chloride in Tons by the...

2014-09-18 20:20:29

DUBLIN, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r56g2h/commercial_and) has announced the addition of the "Commercial and Military Flight Simulation - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r56g2h/commercial_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Commercial...

2014-09-18 16:29:04

DUBLIN, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8x3w7s/manganese) has announced the addition of the "Manganese - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8x3w7s/manganese ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Manganese in Thousand Metric Tons by the following Alloys and...

2014-09-18 16:28:59

DUBLIN, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/g2kvc5/packaging) has announced the addition of the "Packaging Machinery - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/g2kvc5/packaging ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Packaging Machinery in US$ Thousands by the...

2014-09-18 16:27:25

DUBLIN, Ireland, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/czvg3s/biocompatible) has announced the addition of the "Biocompatible Materials - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/czvg3s/biocompatible ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Biocompatible...

2014-09-18 16:24:50

LONDON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EXECUTIVE SUMMARYThe report titled "Asia-Pacific Nutraceuticals Industry Outlook to 2017 - India and China to Lead Growth" present a comprehensive analysis of the nutraceutical, functional food and beverages, dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals industry covering market size in terms of revenues, market segmentation by geography, trends and developments and future outlook of the industry. The report also entails a detailed description of the...


Latest Japan Reference Libraries

Bonin Wood Pigeon, Columbia versicolor
2014-09-10 10:35:09

The Bonin Wood Pigeon (Columbia versicolor) was a pigeon that was native to Nakado-jima and Chichi-jima in the Ogasawara Islands off of the coast of Japan. It’s known from four documented specimens, the first of 1827 and the last from 1889. They averaged a length of 45 centimeters. This bird died out late in the 19th century as a result of deforestation, hunting, and predation by the rats and cats that were introduced. This pigeon was of medium-size, with an average length of 45...

Threadsail filefish, Stephanolepis cirrhifer
2014-06-13 09:04:41

The threadsail filefish (Stephanolepis cirrhifer) is a fish species found in the western Pacific from northern Japan to the East China Sea. Usually found near the seabed at depths of 33 feet. Juveniles generally shelter themselves within the safety of drifting seaweed to hide from predators. It is a migratory fish that can move over 62 miles between feeding and spawning grounds. The threadsail filefish was first observed off the coast of Japan in 1850 and named Monacanthus cirrhifer. In...

Nissan GT-R
2013-12-02 09:48:19

The Nissan GT-R was first released in Japan in 2007. It is a sports car manufactured by Nissan and features all-wheel-drive. There were two concept vehicles unveiled before the GT-R was produced. One in 2001 and a redesigned concept in 2005 called the GT-R Proto. The 2007 GT-R model was based 80-90 percent on the Proto concept vehicle. The first United States GT-R was delivered on July 7, 2008, in Canada also in July 2008, and in Europe in March 2009. The design of the GT-R had input from...

Japanese Amberjack, Seriola quinqueradiata
2013-10-09 11:40:25

The Japanese Amberjack (Seriola quinqueradiata), known also as the yellowtail, is a bony fish belonging to the family called Carangidae. It’s native to the northwest Pacific Ocean from Japan to Hawaii and Baja California. It is greatly appreciated within Japan, where it is called Hamachi or buri. They are eaten either raw or cooked, and are a seasonal favorite within the cooler months when the meat must have higher fat content. The amberjack is usually thought of as a winter delicacy of...

Sword-tail Newt, Cynops ensicuada
2013-10-07 13:56:26

The Sword-tail Newt (Cynops ensicauda) has recently been put on Japan’s Red List of Threatened Amphibians. This newt has a very small range and can only be found in some of the southernmost islands in Japan. Occasionally, Sword-tail Newts are referred to as Fire-bellied Newts, not to be confused with the common Chinese and Japanese species, because of their bright orange colored bellies, which serve as a warning to predators that they are poisonous. They can be distinguished from these two...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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