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2010-04-11 08:05:00

Research by astrobiologist William Bains suggests that if life has evolved on the frozen surface of Saturn's moon, Titan, it would be strange, smelly and explosive compared to life on Earth. Dr Bains will present his work at the National Astronomy Meeting in Glasgow on Tuesday April 13th. "Hollywood would have problems with these aliens" says Dr. Bains. "Beam one onto the Starship Enterprise and it would boil and then burst into flames, and the fumes would kill everyone in range. Even a tiny...

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2010-03-25 07:40:07

New research at Brown University explains how a key enzyme, PP1, functions in protein-protein interactions. In a paper published online in Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, Wolfgang Peti has described how PP1 "chooses" proteins. The finding is important, because erroneous PP1 regulation can cause numerous diseases, including cancer, diabetes and Parkinson's. Protein phosphorylation is a process by which proteins are flipped from one activation state to another. It is a crucial...

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2010-03-24 11:06:10

A study by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists shows that sugarcane can tolerate flooded conditions for up to two weeks. That's good news for growers who are using best management practices for controlling phosphorous runoff into the Everglades. Phosphorous stays attached to the soil for a long time even with the moderate rates of phosphorous fertilizer applied to sugarcane in Florida. If growers immediately drain their flooded fields after heavy rains have stirred up the soil,...

2010-03-05 11:30:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) receives praise for its proven success in cleaning water south of Lake Okeechobee by two top state environmental agencies in their annual restoration report. The 2010 South Florida Environmental Report, published by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the South Florida Water Management District, reveals the EAA achieved a 68 percent reduction in phosphorus loads in 2009 and an overall...

2010-03-03 05:00:00

BOSTON and SAN DIEGO, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Stemgent, Inc., a biotechnology company based in San Diego, California, and Boston, Massachusetts, USA, announced today the formation of Ubiquigent Ltd, a new biotechnology company based in Dundee, Scotland. As part of the agreement, Stemgent will invest approximately $4.5 million (3 million pounds Sterling) in the new venture over the next three years. According to the terms of the agreement, Ubiquigent will produce biological products and...

2010-03-01 14:36:00

NEW YORK, March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: BNET) announced today that it has submitted a revised Water Quality Management PART II permit application for its Kreider Farms project to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) Southcentral Regional Office. The revised permit, when approved, will enable the modification of an existing large concrete manure storage structure to serve as the Bioreactor in the...

2010-02-24 16:45:00

CRANBURY, N.J., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OCP S.A. and Innophos Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: IPHS) today jointly announced that Innophos' Mexican subsidiaries, or collectively Innophos Mexico, and their phosphate rock supplier, OCP, had reached agreements fully settling the previously announced commercial contract arbitration before the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris, France. Under the agreements, OCP and Innophos Mexico resolved disputes concerning 2008 and 2009 prices and...

2009-12-10 09:00:00

BEIJING, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Frbiz.com, one of China's leading B2B search platforms with more than 30 B2B industry websites to its name, reports phosphate rock and yellow phosphorus prices continue to rise. The price for phosphate rock, yellow phosphorus, phosphoric acid and other phosphorus chemical products, recently rise. Frbiz's analyst believes that the phosphorus chemical products rise in prices was mainly due to the dual factors of demand and cost. Frbiz's data...

2009-12-07 08:00:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PIP), a biodefense company developing medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats, today announced Phase I clinical trial results for Protexia®, a pegylated recombinant version of human butyrylcholinesterase (rBChE), which has been shown to be effective in animal models in preventing toxicity from exposure to chemical nerve agents. The results were presented in an oral...

2009-11-18 12:13:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Feed Acidifiers - Global Market Trends http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164438/Feed-Acidifiers---Global-Market-Trends.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Global potential for animal feed acidifiers and other health products for animals are on rise due to higher demand for top quality poultry, pork and beef. Stable demand from...


Latest Phosphorus Reference Libraries

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2005-05-25 19:15:16

In chemistry, a phosphate is a polyatomic ion or radical consisting of one phosphorus atom and four oxygen. In the ionic form, it carries a -3 formal charge, and is denoted PO43-. In a biochemical setting, a free phosphate ion in solution is called inorganic phosphate, to distinguish it from phosphates bound in the form of ATP, or perhaps in DNA or RNA. Inorganic phosphate is generally denoted Pi. Inorganic phosphate can be formed by the reactions of ATP, or ADP, with the formation of the...

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