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2008-08-18 06:00:38

Regulatory News: LinkMed's (STO:LMED) portfolio company AbSorber recently received FDA approval in the U.S. for its patented transplantation test XM-ONE(R). Now AbSorber has received further support for its transplantation test from a major clinical trial in which six well-reputed transplantation centers in the U.S. and Sweden participated. The results of the study show that XM-ONE(R) provides valuable information that refines the diagnostics of matching the right organ with the right...

2008-08-12 06:00:00

The Swedish biotech company AbSorber has been given clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market and sell its XM-ONE(R) transplantation test in the U.S. Initially, sales of XM-ONE(R) in the U.S. will target the kidney transplantation market valued at approximately SEK 200 million. XM-ONE(R) previously received CE marking and is approved for sales within the EU. AbSorber's transplantation test provides enhanced diagnostic value compared to existing tests and...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'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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