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2014-02-27 04:20:52

LEIDEN, The Netherlands, February 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With a large contribution of the Center for Translational Molecular Medicine (CTMM), a new Dutch consortium will study the relationship between DNA aberrations and the development of both prostate and colorectal tumours. The project application has been filed by the Erasmus Medical Center, ServiceXS B.V. and the VU University Medical Center and will be coordinated by professor Guido Jenster (Erasmus MC). They have...

2011-03-08 16:00:00

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., and LEIDEN, Netherlands, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) and Crucell N.V. (NYSE Euronext, Nasdaq: CRXL; Swiss Exchange: CRX) today announced that following the end of the subsequent offering period (na-aanmeldingstermijn, Subsequent Offering Period), Johnson & Johnson has acquired 98.89% of the issued Shares in Crucell N.V. (Crucell) (which includes treasury shares held by Crucell) and 98.93% of the issued and outstanding Shares in...

2011-03-08 06:59:00

LEIDEN, The Netherlands and SEATTLE, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ProFibrix B.V., a leader in the development of innovative products for hemostasis, today announced that it has initiated a prospective, multi-center Phase II study with its lead product Fibrocaps at up to 20 sites, including major U.S. and Dutch academic medical centers. Jaap Koopman, CEO of ProFibrix said: "The start of this large Phase II study in multiple surgical indications is a major milestone in the rapid...

2011-02-22 01:00:00

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. and LEIDEN, Netherlands, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) and Crucell N.V. (NYSE Euronext, Nasdaq: CRXL; Swiss Exchange: CRX) today announce that Johnson & Johnson has completed the tender offer for Crucell N.V. (Crucell) and has declared the offer unconditional. As a result, Crucell will now operate as the center for vaccines within the Johnson & Johnson pharmaceuticals group. Reference is made to the joint press release of...

2011-02-17 16:00:00

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., and LEIDEN, Netherlands, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) and Crucell N.V. (NYSE Euronext, Nasdaq: CRXL; Swiss Exchange: CRX) today announced that the minimum acceptance condition of Johnson & Johnson's Offer to acquire Crucell N.V. (Crucell) has been satisfied. The initial offering period of the Offer expired at 17:45 hours Dutch time (11:45 a.m. New York time) on 16 February 2011. Reference is made to the joint press release of...

2011-02-08 10:45:00

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. and LEIDEN, Netherlands, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) and Crucell N.V. (NYSE Euronext, Nasdaq: CRXL; Swiss Exchange: CRX) provide further information regarding Johnson & Johnson's proposed acquisition of Crucell. Reference is made to the joint press release of Johnson & Johnson and Crucell N.V. (Crucell) dated 8 December 2010 announcing the recommended cash offer by Johnson & Johnson for all of the issued and outstanding...

2011-01-28 12:55:00

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. and LEIDEN, Netherlands, Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson and Crucell today announced that the European Commission has granted approval for Johnson & Johnson's proposed acquisition of Crucell. Reference is made to the joint press release of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) and Crucell N.V. (NYSE Euronext, Nasdaq: CRXL; Swiss Exchange: CRX) dated 8 December 2010 announcing the recommended cash offer by Johnson & Johnson for all of the issued...


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Herman The Bull
2013-10-02 08:47:12

Herman the Bull was the first genetically modified or transgenic bovine in the world. The publication of Herman’s creation caused an ethical storm. At the early embryo stage, Herman was genetically engineered within a laboratory by Gen Pharm International of Mountain View, California. Scientists microinjected cells with the human gene coding for lactoferrin. The Dutch Parliament changed law in December of 1992 to enable Herman to reproduce. Eight calves were born in 1994 following a...

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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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