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2011-04-20 00:00:30

Three custom Benecelâ“ž¢ hypromellose (HPMC) grades for better controlled release pharmaceuticals from Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients are being highlighted at the Excipient Fest Americas trade show May 10-11 in Baltimore, Md. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) April 18, 2011 Controlling the release of active pharmaceutical ingredients is now more easily attainable thanks to Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH). Three...

2011-04-14 08:15:12

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- You've probably heard the old adage or maybe even said it once before yourself, but will an apple a day really keep the doctor away? Dr. Bahram H. Arjmandi, Ph.D., R.D., Margaret A. Sitton Professor and Chair, Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences at The Florida State University recently studied the popular fruit. Animal studies have illustrated that apple pectin and polyphenols in apple improve lipid metabolism and lower the production of pro-inflammatory...

2011-04-13 21:20:11

A combination of forest byproducts and crustacean shells may be the key to removing radioactive materials from drinking water, researchers from North Carolina State University have found. "As we're currently seeing in Japan, one of the major health risks posed by nuclear accidents is radioactive iodide that dissolves into drinking water. Because it is chemically identical to non-radioactive iodide, the human body cannot distinguish it "“ which is what allows it to accumulate in the...

2011-03-05 17:39:00

FEICHENG, China, March 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Ruitai International Holdings Co., Ltd. ("China Ruitai", "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: CRUI), a manufacturer and distributor of cellulose ether additives for use in the production of pharmaceuticals, construction materials, PVC products, foods and beverages and cosmetics, today announced that it will present at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual China Investment Conference, to be held March 6-8, 2011, at the Le Royal...

2011-02-24 00:00:45

Universal Medical Inc Teams up with Benchmark Scientific to Bring Laboratories an organic solvent free multi-purpose agarose. Foxboro, MA (PRWEB) February 23, 2011 Benchmark Scientific uses a new process for manufacturing agarose that allows it to be produced without the use of any organic solvents. This new process yields a cleaner end product which reduces harmful impact on the environment. This new agarose is highly purified with low electroendosmosis (EEO...

2011-02-22 03:29:00

DALLAS, February 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports announces it will carry Frontiers in Carbohydrates Developments- Research, Technologies; Selected Starch Derivatives and Hydrocolloids Market Research Report in its store. Browse the complete Report on: http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/59969-report-6frontiers-in-carbohydrat es-developments-report-1-res.html (Due to the length of this URL, it may be necessary to copy and paste this hyperlink into your Internet...

2011-02-14 07:00:00

WEIFANG, Shandong, China, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SGTI) ("Shengtai" or "the Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality, pharmaceutical grade glucose products in China, and a manufacturer and distributor in China of starch products, will hold a conference call to discuss its 2(nd) quarter fiscal year 2011 earnings. Conference Call The Company will host a conference call on Tuesday, February 15,...

2011-02-10 01:07:32

Rice University scientists refine process at heart of diagnostic bio-nano-chip Microsponges derived from seaweed may help diagnose heart disease, cancers, HIV and other diseases quickly and at far lower cost than current clinical methods. The microsponges are an essential component of Rice University's Programmable Bio-Nano-Chip (PBNC) and the focus of a new paper in the journal Small. The paper by John McDevitt, the Brown-Wiess Professor in Bioengineering and Chemistry, and his colleagues at...

2011-02-07 15:55:13

Surprising new research shows that, contrary to conventional belief, remains of chitin-protein complex"”structural materials containing protein and polysaccharide"”are present in abundance in fossils of arthropods from the Paleozoic era. Previously the oldest molecular signature of chitin-protein complex was discovered in 25 million year old Cenozoic fossils and remnants of structural protein have also been discovered in 80 million-year-old Mesozoic fossils. Carnegie's George Cody...

2011-02-03 19:01:14

From cellulose to sugar Food versus fuel -- this rivalry is gaining significance against a backdrop of increasingly scarce farmland and a concurrent trend towards the use of bio-fuels. Researchers at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) are helping to resolve this rivalry: They are working to effectively utilize residual field crop material "“ which has been difficult to use thus far "“ for the industrial production of bio-ethanol. They took a closer look at bacteria that...


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2013-10-03 07:51:27

Amflora, known also as EH92-527-1, is a genetically modified potato developed by BASF Plant Science. Amflora potato plant produces pure amylopectin starch that is processed to waxy potato starch. Amflora was approved for industrial applications in the European Union market on March 2, 2010 by the European Commission. It was originally registered on August 5, 1996. Amflora was developed by geneticist Lennart Erjefalt and agronomist Juri Kano of Svalof Weibull AB. Because of the lack of...

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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
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