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2011-05-16 06:30:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: NLTX), a company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for therapeutics for cardiovascular disease, today announced its first quarter financial results for 2011. Financial Results For the three months ended March 31, 2011, Nile reported a net loss of approximately $1.2 million, or $0.03 per share, compared to a net loss of approximately $1.9 million, or $0.07 per share, during the first quarter of...

2011-05-11 16:51:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NLTX), a biopharmaceutical company that develops novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced that the Company's securities will cease trading on The Nasdaq Capital Market effective with the open of business on May 12, 2011. The Company expects its common stock to begin trading under the "NLTX" symbol on the OTCQB Marketplace following the suspension of trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market....

2011-05-03 06:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a biopharmaceutical company that develops novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced dosing of the first patient in a Phase I clinical trial investigating the use of subcutaneous cenderitide. The trial is being conducted pursuant to Nile's previously announced collaboration with Medtronic and is the first clinical step towards developing cenderitide as a treatment for the post-acute...

2011-04-08 10:15:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Expeditions, the world leader in engaging travel, is resuming their Wings Over the Nile journey through Egypt and Jordan as travelers clamor to absorb both current events and ancient history. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100525/CL10696LOGO) "We feel the rest of this year presents a rare opportunity for discerning travelers to experience the energy of Egypt without the crowds that can be found at more popular...

2011-03-31 06:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a biopharmaceutical company that develops novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation to Nile's post-acute development program for cenderitide, which has the goal of reducing cardiovascular mortality and cardiovascular re-hospitalization in the post-acute period in patients with acute decompensated...

2011-03-14 15:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a biopharmaceutical company that develops novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced its fourth quarter and full year financial results for 2010. The company will host a conference call and live webcast to discuss these financial results and provide an update on each of its development programs at 4:30 p.m. EDT on March 15, 2011. Interested investors may participate in the conference...

2011-03-02 06:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced that, on March 1, 2011, the Company received a positive determination from the NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Panel (the "Panel") indicating that the Panel had granted the Company's request for an extension to remain listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market ("NASDAQ"). In accordance with the terms of the...

2011-02-28 06:05:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced plans to collaborate with Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) on the clinical development of Nile's proprietary natriuretic peptide, cenderitide (formerly CD-NP), for heart failure and renal disease applications. "We are very pleased to partner with Medtronic on cenderitide," said Joshua Kazam, Chief...

2011-02-28 06:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for cardiovascular disease, announced plans to pursue a new indication in the field of heart failure. Nile plans to develop cenderitide (formerly CD-NP) as an outpatient therapy to be delivered to acutely decompensated heart failure (ADHF) patients continuously for up to 90 days after discharge from the hospital. This is a...

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2010-12-06 10:44:51

TAU researcher uncovers origins of Greek trade city in Egypt's Nile delta region Naukrtis, a Greek trade emporium on Egyptian soil, has long captured the imagination of archaeologists and historians. Not only is the presence of a Greek trading settlement in Egypt during the 7th and 6th century B.C.E. surprising, but the Greeks that lived there in harmony hailed from several Greek states which traditionally warred amongst themselves. Dr. Alexander Fantalkin of Tel Aviv University's Department...


Latest Nile Reference Libraries

Sir Samuel White Baker
2014-01-02 13:16:30

Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRGS, FRS, born on June 8th of 1821 and died on December 30th of 1893, was a British explorer, naturalist, big game hunter, officer, engineer, writer, and abolitionist. He held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the Ottoman Empire and Egypt as well. He served as the Governor-General of the Equatorial Nile Basin between April of 1869 and August of 1873, which he established as the Province of Equatoria. He is mainly remembered as the discoverer of Lake...

Nile Puffer, Tetraodon lineatus
2013-02-18 09:52:03

Image Credit: Earedien/Wikipedia The Nile puffer is also known as the fahaka pufferfish, globe fish, or lineatus puffer. It is a tropical freshwater puffer found in the river basins of Africa, mainly in the Nile and surrounding rivers. The fish will live in weed beds, and in any other vegetation-rich habitat. It can also be found in open water. If kept as a pet it is best to keep it solitary. The Nile puffer is territorial and aggressive toward other fish. Even young Nile puffer will...

Marbled Lungfish, Protopterus Aethiopicus
2012-12-25 12:06:57

The marbled lungfish is found mainly in the Nile river, in the northeastern continent of Africa. It also is found in such lakes as the Albert, Edward, Tanganyika, Victoria, Nabugabo, No and Kyoga, all centrally located in Africa at the southern end of the Nile. They live in the shallow areas of these lakes, streams, rivers, and swamps. During the dry season, many of the areas will dry up and when this occurs the marbled lungfish will bury themselves in the mud leaving just a small opening...

Nile Lechwe, Kobus megaceros
2012-09-10 17:01:29

The Nile lechwe (Kobus megaceros), a species of antelope, is also known as Mrs Gray's lechwe, the waterbuck, or the wasserbock. It can be found in Ethiopia and Sudan, where it prefers a habitat within grasslands, steppes, wetlands, coastal areas, or swamplands with water reaching a depth between 3.9 and 16 inches. Leopold Fitzinger first described this antelope in 1855. The Nile lechwe varies in size depending on sex, with males typically reaching a weight of up to 260 pounds and females...

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2012-06-19 04:35:28

Symbol: AGAF Group: Monocot Family: Liliaceae Synonyms:   AGUM Agapanthus umbellatus L'Her. Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons Subclass   Liliidae Order   Liliales Family   Liliaceae –...

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attercop
  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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