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2012-10-16 07:26:23

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma-Aldrich(®) Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL) today announced that Sigma Advanced Genetic Engineering (SAGE) Labs, an initiative of Sigma(®) Life Science, and Ekam Imaging, Inc. have partnered to develop a suite of preclinical services based on the advanced translational power of genetically engineered rat models from SAGE Labs and Ekam's expertise in functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) technology. For more information on SAGE Labs,...

2012-08-02 02:30:18

ST. LOUIS, August 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma-Aldrich(® )Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL) today announced that Sigma Advanced Genetic Engineering (SAGE) Labs, an initiative of Sigma(®) Life Science and Autism Speaks(®), the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, expanded a collaboration to develop the first rat models with modified autism associated genes, intended to accelerate discovery and translational autism research. Expansion of the collaboration follows...

2012-04-19 02:28:55

ST. LOUIS, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma-Aldrich® Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL) today announced that Sigma Advanced Genetic Engineering (SAGE) Labs, an initiative of Sigma® Life Science, extended CompoZr® Zinc Finger Nuclease (ZFN) technology to achieve the first tissue-specific conditional knockout of an endogenous gene in rats. For two decades this approach for generating sophisticated disease models could be performed only in mice. Rats, however, are preferred by drug...

2011-12-07 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma-Aldrich® Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL) today announced that Sigma Advanced Genetic Engineering (SAGE(TM)) Labs, an initiative of Sigma Life Science, has made available three genetically modified rat models that exhibit features key to studying conditions such as obesity, diabetes, atherosclerosis, high cholesterol, hypertension and familial hypercholesterolemia. Details on the models are available at...

2011-11-09 06:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma-Aldrich® Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL) today announced that Sigma Advanced Genetic Engineering (SAGETM) Labs, an initiative of Sigma Life Science, in partnership with Autism Speaks, will present data on the biological and behavioral characterization of the first rats genetically engineered to model autism. The novel rat models of autism mimic specific symptoms and pathologies of autism to provide an unprecedented opportunity to...

2011-03-17 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma Life Science, the innovative biological products and services research business of Sigma-Aldrich® (Nasdaq: SIAL), announced that its SAGE Labs initiative has created a suite of knockout rat models of Parkinson's disease in collaboration with The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF). Developed using the proprietary SAGEspeed(TM) model creation process, these off-the-shelf rat models represent a...

2011-02-02 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma Life Science, the innovative biological products and services business of Sigma-Aldrich® (Nasdaq: SIAL), today announced that its SAGE Labs initiative has partnered with Cofactor Genomics in an effort to sequence genomes for six of the most widely used strains of rat. As part of the agreement, Cofactor Genomics plans to generate and analyze sequence data using next generation sequencing systems, while SAGE Labs plans to...

2010-12-13 00:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma Life Science, the innovative biological products and services business of Sigma-Aldrich® (Nasdaq: SIAL), today announced that its SAGE Labs initiative has successfully used its proprietary CompoZr® Zinc Finger Nuclease (ZFN) technology to generate knock-in rats in which foreign genes have been inserted, or 'knocked-in', into the rat genome in a precisely targeted manner. This breakthrough...

2010-06-18 12:08:00

FAIRVIEW, Pa., June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spectrum Control, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPEC), a leading designer and manufacturer of custom electronic products and systems, announced today that Spectrum Microwave, Inc., its wholly-owned subsidiary, has acquired substantially all of the assets and assumed certain liabilities of Sage Laboratories, Inc. ("Sage Labs"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ceralta Technologies, Inc. The total purchase price of the acquisition was approximately $6.5 million....

2010-06-14 07:45:00

FAIRVIEW, Pa., June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spectrum Control, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPEC), a leading designer and manufacturer of custom electronic products and systems, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets and assume certain liabilities of Sage Laboratories, Inc. ("Sage Labs"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ceralta Technologies, Inc. Sage Labs, with operations in Hudson, NH, designs and manufactures custom RF and microwave...