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2014-05-23 23:07:24

Interviewed by Sharon Kleyne, Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research, Dental Health Educator Shirley Gutkowski Says Dry Mouth Often Goes Unnoticed and Can Be a Symptom of Serious Diseases. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Dry mouth, according to an article by Mihir Patikar (“How to Defeat Bad Breath,” Lifehacker, May 21, 2014 http://www.lifehacker.com.au/2014/05/how-to-defeat-bad-breath-once-and-for-all/), is the “most common cause of bad breath.” Leading dental hygienist and...

2014-05-20 23:13:19

Salimetrics, the leading provider of salivary research and diagnostic tools, has expanded CLIA testing services in the SalivaLab to provide salivary bioscience-based analytics to contract research organizations (CROs). (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 CROs can benefit from out-sourcing saliva testing services to the Salimetrics SalivaLab or by using Salimetrics leading research and in vitro salivary assay kits. Under this umbrella, CROs can develop an economic, flexible and scalable model to obtain...

2014-05-14 23:10:06

Top Salivary Gland Surgeon Babak Larian, MD, FACS Discusses Possible Link Between Agent Orange Exposure and Salivary Gland Cancer Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 If passed into Congress, the Toxic Exposure Research and Military Support Act of 2013 will provide research on the effects of chemicals that have come in contact with members of the armed forces. As veterans seek to learn more about the effects of agent orange, Dr. Babak Larian of the CENTER for Advanced Parotid Surgery in...

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...


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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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