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2014-08-05 08:32:23

-- Executed Agreement with Evonik for Formulation Development, Analytical Services andClinical Drug Manufacturing -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of novel anti-infective biologic and drug candidates targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, today announced that, with a new multi-service agreement in place, the Company is on track to initiate Phase Ia and Ib clinical trials of...

2014-08-05 00:21:04

Previous vaccination lowers the risk of shingles among older patients undergoing chemotherapy by 42 percent PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The herpes zoster vaccine continues to be effective in protecting older adults against shingles, even after they undergo chemotherapy, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Researchers examined the electronic...

2014-08-04 23:09:02

Ebola Virus Disease also called Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever, a deadly disease is transmitted through close contacts, so far there has been no Vaccine or Treatment available, Personal Protective Equipment while taking care of the infected patients and / or investigating for vaccine and treatment of this deadly disease is recommended. New Port Richey, Florida (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Ebola Virus Outbreaks occur in East and West Africa near Tropical Rainforests, initial one being in a village...

2014-08-04 23:08:23

The Get Rid Of Herpes book review that was just updated by Vkool.com reveals Sarah Wilcox’s guide for treating symptoms of herpes. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 According to the Get Rid Of Herpes book review recently updated by Vkool.com, this is a comprehensive book that uncovers to readers easy ways to relieve symptoms of genital herpes including: Itching, tingling or burning sensations in the genital or anal area Pain in the buttocks, legs or genital area A feeling of...

2014-08-04 23:07:27

Save 10% on blood testing for Lyme Disease with promo code LYMED10. This offer expires August 31, 2014. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 This August, Request A Test, a leading national provider of direct to consumer lab testing, is offering 10% off of all testing for Lyme Disease. To take advantage of this discount, customers just need to use promo code LYMED10 when placing an order. Summer is upon us and with everyone spending more time outdoors, the risk for illnesses like...

2014-08-04 16:26:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nancy Writebol, the American missionary who contracted Ebola while serving in Liberia, is expected to return to the U.S. for further treatment on Tuesday, according to SIM (www.simusa.org), the Christian mission organization with which she serves. She remains in serious, but stable, condition. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140804/133029 Writebol was serving on a joint team with Dr. Kent Brantly of Samaritan's Purse, an...

2014-08-04 12:28:44

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Vaccine Partnering Terms and Agreements http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/vaccines/vaccine_partnering_terms_agreements_1.html The Vaccine Partnering Terms and Agreements report provides comprehensive understanding and unprecedented access to the vaccine partnering deals and agreements entered into by the worlds leading healthcare companies. Trends in vaccine and...

2014-08-04 08:26:55

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX) today announced that U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) Diagnostics Division is working on rapid diagnostics for the Ebola virus using Luminex xMAP® Technology. Luminex's MAGPIX® system was recently deployed to Africa to support research efforts to control the current outbreak. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100104/LUMINEXLOGO The recent Ebola outbreak has so...

2014-08-03 23:01:52

The Cold Sore Free Forever book review that was just updated by Vkool.com reveals Derek Shepton’s guide for relieving symptoms relating to cold sores. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) August 03, 2014 According to the Cold Sore Free Forever book review recently updated by Vkool.com, this is a comprehensive guide that will help people get rid of cold sores or herpes simplex type I fast without medications. The book consists of detailed instructions to treat 2 common types of cold sores. Vkool reveals...

2014-08-01 16:23:47

Plans Underway to Bring Nancy Writebol and Other SIM Personnel Back to U.S. CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nancy Writebol, a missionary who recently contracted Ebola while serving in Liberia, remains in serious but stable condition, according to SIM (www.simusa.org), the Christian mission organization with which she serves. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140801/132674 While she continues her battle against the deadly virus, plans are underway, in...


Latest Microbiology Reference Libraries

Culling
2013-08-21 08:18:13

Culling is a term used for separating the good from the bad and discarding the bad with the cull being the rejected items. Culling is used to improve the desired group with specific characteristics to improve the group. Culling is used for strengthening a livestock herd and the culled animals are destroyed. When breeding pedigree animals, the culled are spayed or neutered. This prevents the undesirable trait of the animal from being bred with other animals.  Plant life is also...

Pompeii Worm, Alvinella pompejana
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Pompeii worm (Alvinella pompejana) is a species of polychaete worm, or bristle worm that is only found in the Pacific Ocean. It resides at hydrothermal vents, making it an extremophile, and was first discovered French marine biologists of the coat of the Galapagos Islands in the 1980s. It was described by Lucien Laubier and Daniel Desbruyeres as a deep-sea polychaete that could withstand extreme amounts of heat. The Pompeii worm can reach an average length of up to five inches and is...

Soybean Cyst Nematode, Heterodera glycines
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines) is a parasitic worm that infects soybean plants, and other legumes, across the world. It is thought to be native to Asia, but was found in the United States in 1954 and in Colombia in the 1980’s. It can be found in Italy and Iran and its most recent sightings have occurred in Brazil and Argentina, two major areas where soybeans are grown. These worms are highly damaging to American soybean crops, costing the industry as much as 500 thousand...

Paralvinella sulfincola
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Paralvinella sulfincola is a species of worm in the Alvinellidae family. It lives among undersea hot-water vents, thriving in the hottest of waters, at temperatures that would kill most animals. This characteristic makes it an extremophile or hyperthermophile. Having the unique ability to withstand extremely hot water from hydrothermal openings enables this stalk-like worm to feed on bacteria that other animals cannot reach. It is difficult to know exactly what temperatures this species...

Cell (journal)
2012-06-04 14:15:36

Cell is a peer-reviewed scientific journal founded by Benjamin Lewin in January 1974 with the sponsorship of MIT Press. Lewin bought the rights to the journal in 1986 and published it under his own publishing arm Cell Press. Cell Press was sold to Elsevier in 1999, which currently publishes Cell twice monthly. Cell Press publishes several biomedical journals, including Cell, Neuron, Immunity, Molecular Cell, Developmental Cell, Cancer Cell, Current Biology, Structure, Chemistry &...

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