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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

2013-10-16 23:04:40

The Salimetrics educational team announced today the release of their new video on collecting saliva sample from infants.

2013-10-02 12:25:48

Concerned about the effect of stress on your health and well-being?

2013-10-01 12:20:01

Tokyo, Oct 1, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - A research group headed by Professor Takashi Tsuji of Tokyo University of Science have successfully regenerated fully functional bioengineered salivary and lacrimal


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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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Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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