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2014-04-11 23:24:30

Salimetrics launches new, easy-to-use website with streamlined navigation and enhanced educational resources, as part of Salimetrics focus of helping researchers incorporate saliva into interdisciplinary sciences. (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Salimetrics, the provider of world-class saliva-based tools and services, invites users to explore the newly redesigned website, http://www.salimetrics.com. Now streamlined with enhanced features, researchers and users alike can benefit from more...

2014-03-25 23:35:42

Since its inception in 1998, Salimetrics has long been a leader in developing innovative assays for use in salivary research and diagnostic applications. Salimetrics now aims to partner with SalivaBio to distribute innovative saliva collection devices. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Founded in 2010, SalivaBio is an industry newcomer with deep roots in salivary bioscience, matched with strong device manufacturing and engineering know-how. As the list of analytes available in saliva expands,...

2014-03-25 23:28:10

Dr. Babak Larian, Director of the CENTER for Advanced Parotid Surgery in Beverly Hills, shares his expert knowledge of treating salivary gland disorders. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Dr. Babak Larian of the CENTER for Advanced Parotid Surgery in Beverly Hills today discussed the best ways to address salivary gland disorders, since long-term dry mouth requires medical treatment. While it’s normal to experience dry mouth occasionally, people who experience frequent dry mouth...

Stink Bug Saliva Proteins Used To Control Pests
2014-02-27 15:03:37

Penn State Brown marmorated stink bugs cause millions of dollars in crop losses across the United States because of the damage their saliva does to plant tissues. Researchers at Penn State have developed methods to extract the insect saliva and identify the major protein components, which could lead to new pest control approaches. "Until now, essentially nothing was known about the composition of stink bug saliva, which is surprising given the importance of these insects as pests and...

2013-11-26 23:31:49

Salimetrics is now accepting samples at the new technology center located in Carlsbad, CA, and will continue to provide the same essential tools and services necessary to integrate and advance the field of salivary bioscience. Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Salimetrics has been a partner to academia since 1998 and their model of industry-academic partnerships has accelerated the emergence of the interdisciplinary field of Salivary Bioscience. Salimetrics' salivary analyses,...

2013-11-12 23:19:01

Salimetrics, the leading provider of salivary assays and collection tools, announced today the availability of SalivaBio LLC’s new, high-quality cryostorage boxes. The SalivaBio 2" Cryostorage Box features a durable, water-resistant laminated covering; an attached hinged lid pre-marked for sample IDs; and an 81-cell plastic grid. State College, PA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Salivary bioscience is emerging as a scientific field which is centered in the space between multiple...

2013-11-07 23:32:46

Salimetrics announced today it has expanded its salivary biomarker research and development team with the addition of Steve W. Granger, Ph.D., newly appointed Chief Scientific Officer. Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Dr. Granger will oversee Salimetrics’ new R&D Technology Center located in the biotech campus of Carlsbad, CA. Dr. Granger will also lead the research and development group and be involved in some aspects of business development. “Steve’s scientific and...

2013-10-22 23:29:49

Salimetrics, the leading brand of saliva-based research tools and services, today announced the opening of their new Technology Center in Carlsbad, California. This expansion to the biotechnology hub located in North San Diego County, California enhances the opportunity for Salimetrics to collaborate with leading biotech scientists in the development of new and novel salivary biomarkers that will benefit the Salivary Bioscience research community. Carlsbad, California (PRWEB) October 22,...

2013-10-21 23:25:03

Salivary gland surgeon Babak Larian, MD, FACS, Director of the CENTER for Advanced Salivary Gland Cancer, discusses the importance of early detection of, and treatment for, salivary gland cancer in response to Choi In-ho’s death. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 An article published on KoreaTimes.co.kr recently announced the death of the popular Korean novelist Choi In-ho. He had been battling salivary gland cancer since 2008. In response, Babak Larian, MD, FACS, renowned...

2013-10-16 23:04:40

The Salimetrics educational team announced today the release of their new video on collecting saliva sample from infants. The video, available via YouTube, allows researchers studying infant and child health via saliva to emulate proper saliva-collection procedures. State College, PA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Salimetrics, the provider of world-class, saliva-based tools and services for better salivary bioscience research, invites researchers to view a new Infant Saliva Collection Video via...


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Salivary glands
2013-03-04 15:44:29

Salivary glands are glands that produce both saliva and the enzyme that turns starch into maltose, called amylase. Formation and Orientation There are five separate glands that make up the salivary gland system. First, the parotid gland is the largest of the salivary glands, secreting saliva through Stensen’s ducts to help with the breakdown of food in the mouth (mastication). The submandibular glands are situated beneath the lower jaws over the digastric muscles. This gland secretes...

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