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2011-09-08 20:04:51

An analysis of the genome of a superbug has yielded crucial, novel information that could aid efforts to counteract the bacterium´s resistance to an antibiotic of last resort. The results of the research led by scientists from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are published in the Sept. 8 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Superbugs are bacteria that are resistant to multiple antibiotics and represent one of the most challenging health...

2011-08-05 00:00:30

American Peptide Company recently began a collaboration with Sandia Biotech to synthesize peptides to be used in their Split Green Fluorescent Protein (sGFP) detection system. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 American Peptide Company recently began a collaboration with Sandia Biotech to synthesize peptides to be used in their Split Green Fluorescent Protein (sGFP) detection system. The split GFP technology consists of a 16 amino acid fusion tag and a complementary protein to detect the...

2011-07-27 08:00:00

MATTHEWS, N.C., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CEM Corporation, a leading global provider of microwave laboratory instrumentation, continues to see strong success with its microwave peptide synthesis products. In FY2011 year-to-date, the company has seen significant growth versus the prior year in its automated peptide synthesizer instrument sales and is on pace to easily sell a record number of systems. Additionally, CEM's products were well received at the recent American Peptide...

2011-07-26 00:00:28

Doctor Stephen Langer has teamed up with Swanson Health Products to exclusively offer a glutathione-boosting supplement program complete with organic, undenatured whey protein powder. Fargo, ND (PRWEB) July 25, 2011 Glutathione, a powerful intracellular antioxidant, has traditionally been overlooked in the field of nutritional supplements because it was believed to be ineffective. Together with Swanson Health Products, Dr. Stephen Langer is changing the way we approach glutathione...

2011-06-25 00:00:31

American Peptide Company, a leading innovator in peptide manufacturing and peptide-based services, is a Gold Sponsor at the 22nd American Peptide Symposium which will be held on June 25-30, 2011 at the Sheraton Hotel and Marina in San Diego, California. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2011 American Peptide Company, a leading innovator in peptide manufacturing and peptide-based services, is a Gold Sponsor at the 22nd American Peptide Symposium which will be held on June 25-30, 2011 at the...

2011-06-23 16:06:00

DUBLIN, Ireland and LEXINGTON, Massachusetts, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended, by a vote of twelve to one, that the efficacy and safety data provides substantial evidence to support approval of FIRAZYR(R) (icatibant) for the treatment of acute attacks of hereditary...

2011-06-22 06:30:00

HYDERABAD, India, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuland Laboratories Ltd., a pharmaceutical manufacturer providing active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), complex intermediates and contract research and manufacturing services to customers located in 85 countries, today announced it will unveil its expanded capabilities for synthetic peptide manufacture at the 22nd American Peptide Symposium to be held in San Diego June 25-30, 2011. "It is fitting that we formally launch our new...


Word of the Day
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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