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2010-04-06 07:05:00

Highly dangerous Cryptococcus fungi love sugar and will consume it anywhere because it helps them reproduce. In particular, they thrive on a sugar called inositol which is abundant in the human brain and spinal cord. To borrow inositol from a person's brain, the fungi have an expanded set of genes that encode for sugar transporter molecules. While a typical fungus has just two such genes, Cryptococcus have almost a dozen, according to Joseph Heitman, M.D., Ph.D., chairman of the Duke...

2010-02-01 07:19:00

LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- While North America maintains a leadership position in antifreeze and coolants used for consumer and commercial applications, Asia-Pacific takes the lead for the factory-fill business. According to data from the Antifreeze and Coolants 2009: A Hot Opportunity or Cold Comfort? report conducted by worldwide consulting and research firm Kline & Company, over half of the antifreeze and coolants sold to automotive original equipment manufacturers...

2009-10-29 12:23:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Monoethylene Glycol: 2009 World Market Outlook And Forecast http://www.reportlinker.com/p0152005/Monoethylene-Glycol-2009-World-Market-Outlook-And-Forecast.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The report analyzes worldwide markets for Monoethylene Glycol, including Europe, Asia, Middle East, North America and Latin America. It...

2009-10-19 14:39:00

OLATHE, Kan., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Ground Support LLC (GGS), a subsidiary of Air T, Inc. (Nasdaq Capital Market: AIRT) announced that it has signed agreements with a company based in Millesimo, Italy, Fresia S.p.A., to manufacture and distribute Fresia snow removal equipment in the United States. Fresia was established in 1923 and is a worldwide provider of snow removal equipment, heavy duty trucks and other industrial vehicles. GGS also recently displayed two new...

2009-10-06 10:53:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Reportlinker Adds Propylene Glycol: 2009 World Market Outlook And Forecast http://www.reportlinker.com/p0152025/Reportlinker-Adds-Propylene-Glycol-2009-World-Market-Outlook-And-Forecast.html The report analyzes worldwide markets for Propylene glycol, including Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America and Oceania. It provides the most complete and current...

2009-07-28 09:10:53

A toxic chemical in a widely used pain reliever and fever reducer is believed to have killed 25 children in six weeks, Bangladesh authorities said Tuesday. The health ministry conducted two tests on the suspect over-the-counter paracetamol, or acetaminophen, syrup, and each time we found diethyl glycol, Health Minister A.F.M Ruhul Haque told reporters. It's a toxic chemical used in the textile and leather dyeing factories. The chemical causes kidney failure, he said. Instead of mixing...

2008-10-08 09:00:12

By Rentz, E Danielle; Lewis, Lauren; Mujica, Oscar J; Barr, Dana B; Schier, Joshua G; Weerasekera, Gayanga; Kuklenyik, Peter; McGeehin, Michael; Osterloh, John; Wamsley, Jacob; Lum, Washington; Alleyne, Camilo; Sosa, Nestor; Motta, Jorge; Rubin, Carol Objective In September 2006, a Panamanian physician reported an unusual number of patients with unexplained acute renal failure frequently accompanied by severe neurological dysfunction. Twelve (57%) of 21 patients had died of the illness....

2008-08-18 12:00:49

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b77209/monoethylene_glyco) has announced the addition of the "Monoethylene Glycol: World Market Outlook And Forecast" report to their offering. The report analyzes worldwide markets for Monoethylene Glycol, including Europe, Asia, Middle East, North America and Latin America. It provides the most complete and current analytical account of the following areas: Monoethylene Glycol producers, plant-by-plant capacities,...

2008-07-18 03:00:47

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/58f172/china_ethylene_gly) has announced the addition of the "China Ethylene Glycol Market Report, 2008-2009" report to their offering. Skeleton Symbol: HO-CH2-CH2-OH Molecular Formula: C2H6O2 Relative Molecular Mass: 62.07 (According to the International Atomic Mass of 1997) Properties: Ethylene glycol is an odorless, colorless, syrupy liquid with a sweet taste. Its specific gravity is 1.1132, boiling point...

2008-07-16 09:01:11

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2dff83/propylene_glycol) has announced the addition of the "Propylene Glycol: World Market Outlook And Forecast" report to their offering. The report analyzes worldwide markets for Propylene glycol, including Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America and Oceania. It provides the most complete and current analytical account of the following areas: Propylene glycol producers, plant-by-plant capacities, supply/demand, future...


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