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2010-04-08 12:52:26

Gastric cancer in Mexico is the most frequent gastrointestinal malignant neoplasm. Several precursor conditions, such as chronic gastritis, have been associated with the development of gastric cancer. The gelatinases MMP-2 and MMP-9, members of the metalloproteinase family, are fundamental enzymes in extracellular matrix remodeling. The extracellular matrix is composed of secreted molecules outside cells which provides structural support and regulates cell behavior. The matrix...

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2010-03-26 06:51:23

Rice researcher extracts natural scaffold for tissue growth It frequently happens in science that what you throw away turns out to be most valuable. It happened to Deepak Nagrath, but not for long. The Rice assistant professor in chemical and biomolecular engineering was looking for ways to grow cells in a scaffold, and he discarded the sticky substance secreted by the cells. "I thought it was contamination, so I threw the plates away," said Nagrath, then a research associate at Harvard...

2010-03-22 15:57:00

TULSA, Okla., March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Matrix Service Co. (Nasdaq: MTRX), an engineering, construction and repair and maintenance services company, announced today that Chief Financial Officer Thomas E. Long will present at Sidoti & Company, LLC, Fourteenth Annual Emerging Growth Institutional Investor Forum on March 24, 2010. The conference is being held at The Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York and the presentation is scheduled to take place in the Estate 3 room at 3:30pm...

2010-03-19 15:00:00

SINGAPORE, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Novus Scientific Pte. Ltd today announced the presentation of initial results of the First-in-Man study for TIGR(TM) Matrix Surgical Mesh. The study results were presented today at the American Hernia Society Meeting in Orlando, Florida by Dr. Fernando Ruiz-Jasbon, Consultant Surgeon at Kungsbacka Hospital / Gothenburg University, Sweden. In the study, 40 patients with primary inguinal hernias were enrolled and TIGR(TM) Matrix was implanted for hernia...

2010-02-09 09:46:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Zipcar, Inc., the world's largest car-sharing service, announced that the Company will not allow reservations for the recall-affected 2010 Toyota Prius hybrid vehicles in the Zipcar fleet until the brake concerns have been addressed appropriately by Toyota. This recall impacts less than one percent of the Zipcar fleet. Zipcar will continue to monitor the recall closely and follow Toyota's recommendations and resolution. If Zipsters have questions...

2010-01-21 07:00:00

TULSA, Okla., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Matrix Service Co. (Nasdaq: MTRX), a leading industrial services company, will announce results for the Second Quarter ended December 31, 2009 on Thursday, February 4, 2010 prior to the open of the market. In conjunction with the earning release, Matrix Service will host a conference call with Michael J. Bradley, president and CEO and Thomas Long, vice president and CFO. A conference call will be held on February 4, 2010 at 11:00am ET /...

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2009-12-10 13:38:53

PTB scientists receive award for concept of comparability and traceability of water analyses Clean water is a matter of survival for humans, particularly when it is used for drinking, cooking and for food manufacture. Therefore, the EU member countries have in several guidelines undertaken to guarantee their citizens sustainable clean drinking water. The requirement for this is, however, a water analysis that provides the exact values for possible toxic substances, which are then also...

2009-11-23 12:00:00

EXPORT, Pa., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- American Auto-Matrix is proud to announce, as of the end of October, 31 of their Native BACnet products now carry the distinguished BTL mark. The procurement of the BTL mark builds more confidence in American Auto-Matrix's capability to provide integratable solutions to the HVAC marketplace. The BTL mark is a symbol that represents a high quality BACnet product. Having the BTL mark indicates that our products have passed a series of tests conducted by...

2009-11-20 12:51:32

A synthetic bone matrix offers hope for babies born with craniosynostosis, a condition that causes the plates in the skull to fuse too soon. Implants replacing some of the infant's bone with the biodegradable matrix could eliminate some of the operations currently used to treat the condition. "The remarkable thing about this is the finding that the composition of the matrix changes what the cells around it do. Cells begin producing natural drugs to drive bone healing in direct response to the...

2009-11-16 07:00:00

TULSA, Okla., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Matrix Service Co. (Nasdaq: MTRX), a leading industrial services company, today announced that Chief Executive Officer Michael J. Bradley will present at Stephens Annual Fall Investment Conference to be held in New York at the Palace Hotel on November 17, 2009. Matrix Service's presentation is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, November 17th at 11:00am eastern in Kennedy I. Interested parties can listen to the presentation via Webcast by...


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2005-05-26 11:13:08

In geology, a conglomerate is a rock consisting of other stones that have been cemented together. Conglomerates are sedimentary rocks consisting of subangular clasts and are thus differentiated from breccias, which consist of angular clasts. Both conglomerates and breccias are characterized by clasts larger than sand (>2 mm). There are two varieties of conglomerate, defined by texture: paraconglomerates and orthoconglomerates. Paraconglomerates are one of two varieties of conglomerate...

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