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2013-03-19 00:20:06

Singapore, Mar 19, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - VeriStem Technologies, a spin-off from A*STAR's Bioprocessing Technology Institute (BTI), has been awarded the Biospectrum Asia-Pacific Emerging Companies of the Year Award 2013. Shortlisted from start-up companies spanning the biotechnology, medical technology, and pharmaceutical sectors across the Asia-Pacific region, winners are chosen for developing innovative technology that has the potential to bring out revolutionary changes in the healthcare...

2012-12-13 06:20:04

This discovery may potentially cure patients of multiple myelomaSingapore, Dec 13, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Singapore scientists have identified FAIM, a molecule that typically prevents cell death, as a potential biomarker to identify an incurable form of cancer in the bone marrow. Patients with this form of cancer usually do not get cured with current standard treatments such as chemotherapy and stem cell transplantation, with an average survival of only about four years. FAIM could thus be a...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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