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2010-11-10 00:00:42

DNA2.0's Gene Designer Provides the Cornerstone for Program to Help Educators Train the Scientists of Tomorrow Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) November 9, 2010 DNA2.0, the leading gene synthesis and protein engineering company, today introduced a suite of life science resources to help educators train the scientists of tomorrow. The cornerstone of this program is the company's free gene sequence design application, Gene Designer. Gene Designer is an ideal teaching tool that is powerful enough to...

2010-10-24 00:13:57

Toxic black mold and mildew are notoriously difficult for flood damage victims to deal with. Lime Prime paints directly over black mold and mildew stains and keeps the surface clean. This is something new and simple that flood damage victims may want to do themselves during the mold abatement process. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) October 22, 2010 According to FEMA, flooding is the single most common disaster, yet mold abatement help can be hard to find. After the flood, families return home and...

2010-10-07 07:15:00

LENEXA, Kan., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Premier Paint 2000®, Inc. is proud to introduce the first water-borne Paint Chip and Scratch Repair System on the automotive paint market. This technology breakthrough is years ahead of the competition and exceeds EPA standards. California and Canada, as well as a growing number of other U.S. states, are banning the use of solvent-based paints. Other foreign countries are already using water-based paint on their vehicles. This means...

2010-09-23 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- TriLink BioTechnologies, Inc. (TriLink) announced that it has awarded Dr. Mary Lai Preuss of Webster University 78 CleanAmp(TM) Primers and corresponding quantities of CleanAmp(TM) dNTPs for map-based cloning of Arabidopsis root hair developmental mutants. These reagents will support Dr. Preuss' undergraduate research students' hands-on training in sequence analysis, primer design, PCR, molecular mapping and ultimately sequencing of genes. "Arabidopsis...

2010-09-14 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- TriLink BioTechnologies, Inc. (TriLink) announced that it has signed a licensing agreement with Biofortuna Ltd. (Biofortuna) for use of CleanAmp(TM) dNTPs in Biofortuna's freeze dried in vitro diagnostic PCR kits. Biofortuna is developing a range of unique HLA diagnostic kits which will address the transplantation, blood grouping, disease identification and pharmacogenetic markets. The first product line is targeted for the SSP (sequence-specific primer)...

2010-06-16 09:17:00

TROY, Mich., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG), the world's leading manufacturer of transportation coatings, has launched the first use of its next generation B1:B2 waterborne paint technology in the United States. PPG's next generation B1:B2 (wet-on-wet) compact process technology is currently in production at the BMW assembly plant in Spartanburg, S.C. This marks the first use of a waterborne compact process in a U.S. automotive manufacturing plant. "We are...

2010-06-08 04:20:00

PORTLAND, Ore., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, put a garden-fresh coat of color on your house while reducing your impact on the environment. YOLO Colorhouse, the Portland-based company specializing in zero-VOC paint finishes, features a Green Seal® certified, "Outside" line of 100 percent acrylic exterior paint, in a palette of unique colors inspired by landscapes and nature. Formulated to be durable and weather resistant, "Outside" has been shown to outperform...

2010-02-03 07:40:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Irving David Shapiro, Founder and President of the Mens Sana Foundation, today announced the availability in the form of a free ebook of his extensive knowledge and experience on how to start and run a successful business. The ebook is directed primarily to budding teenage entrepreneurs all over the world. It's entitled Harry's Business Primer For Kids and is available in seven languages - English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian,...

2010-01-11 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- TriLink BioTechnologies, Inc. (TriLink), a leading provider of custom nucleic acid-based compounds, announced it has signed a distribution agreement permitting tebu-bio SA (tebu) to sell its CleanAmp(TM) products. tebu-bio is a European based distributor that supplies over 750,000 reagents and lab services from manufacturers worldwide. TriLink's CleanAmp(TM) Product Line is an innovative new approach to Hot Start PCR. TriLink has applied their expertise...

2009-11-18 15:18:47

Quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) technology is experiencing a surge of interest and rapid expansion as a result of advances such as instrumentation that pushes capacity to 1,536 wells and optimization-free multiplexing, reports Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN). The technique's ability to both detect and simultaneously quantify specific DNA sequences is increasing its use in basic research and diagnostics, according to the November 15 issue of GEN. "With some...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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