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2014-05-13 23:16:14

The new technologies in the in vitro testing market help in investigating the adverse effects of environmental agents in a more mechanistic and time saving manner. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/in-vitro-toxicology-testing-market-209577065.html (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The “In-Vitro Toxicology/ Toxicity Testing Market by Industry (Diagnostic, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics, Chemical), Technology (Cell Culture, HTS, Omics), Applications (Systemic, Dermal, Ocular),Method (Cellular...

2014-05-13 16:23:03

Metals Naturally Occurring Constituents in Healthy Soils LOS ANGELES, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Axiom Foods, whose Oryzatein(®) enzyme-extracted, brown rice protein is supplied to food and beverage manufacturers throughout the U.S., Europe and other countries, is embarking on a campaign to educate consumers about the reality of heavy metals in plant food--As Dr. Oz said in a recent segment, the people have the right to know the truth. It is important to know that those whose diets consist...

2014-05-12 23:02:28

All-round assessment and forecast of the world, regional and country beryllium markets can be found in the topical research report “Beryllium: 2014 Market Review and Forecast” worked out by Merchant Research & Consulting and recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the study, by 2017, the overall beryllium production is anticipated to go beyond 500 tonnes in volume terms. London, UK (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The global beryllium production climbed over 260.4 tonnes in...

2014-04-30 23:13:01

Memory-enhancing ingredient apoaequorin is featured in Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology. Madison, WI (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Quincy Bioscience, a recognized leading bioscience company in the state of Wisconsin, is pleased to announce the publication of an additional safety assessment study of apoaequorin in Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, an international journal published by the International Society of Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology. The journal reports on...

2014-04-29 23:19:15

The American College of Medical Toxicology is working with The Global Educational Toxicology Uniting Project (GETUP) to promote medical toxicology education and specialized patient care worldwide. The GETUP initiative connects clinicians in countries with established clinical toxicology services to those in countries without these services. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT), through its International Committee, is working with the Global...

2014-04-29 16:30:56

DUBLIN, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7zfp4h/global_invitro) has announced the addition of the "Global In-vitro Toxicity Testing Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7zfp4h/global_invitro ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) In vitro literally means in glass, and refers to procedures or tests carried out under a...

2014-04-28 08:27:04

NORWALK, Conn., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Spirits, Wine and Beer Marketers Handbook and Database is updated and available, according to The Beverage Information Group, the supplier of the most current facts, statistics and analysis on the beverage alcohol industry. The directory of spirits, wine and beer marketers, importers and suppliers includes: company, phone, fax, email address, website, key company executives, date of establishment, company size, capacity,...

2014-04-23 12:29:15

DUBLIN, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7j7z38/invitro) has announced the addition of the "In-Vitro Toxicology/ Toxicity Testing Market by Industry, Technology, Applications & Method - Global Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7j7z38/invitro ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global market of in-vitro toxicology...

Many Common Household Products Contain DNA-Damaging Nanoparticles: Study
2014-04-11 07:48:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Some nanoparticles commonly added to thousands of consumer products can significantly damage DNA, according to a new study by researchers at MIT and the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). These products, which include cosmetics, sunscreens, clothing and other common items, contain nanoparticles added by manufacturers to, among other things, improve texture, kill microbes, or enhance shelf life. But the current study...

2014-04-10 08:26:18

LOS ANGELES, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verde Media Group Inc. (OTC: VMGI) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a licensing agreement through its subsidiary Beautyject, Inc. for the first ever needle-free injection technology adapted to the beauty care and cosmetic markets. As per the agreement Beautyject has the exclusive, perpetual rights to manufacture, market, distribute and sell the products in North, South and Central America. Beautyject was founded with the...

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Ranitomeya sirensis
2013-07-30 10:53:54

Ranitomeya sirensis is a species of poison dart frog that is native to Peru. It is widely known as the Sira Poison Dart Frog, or more popularly as R. lamasi. It is kept as a bet by herpetoculturists and is considered to be one of the more difficult poison dart frogs to keep due to its relative rarity and the fragile nature of its tadpoles. Like most Ranitomeya species, R. sirensis is a mildly toxic poison dart frog. Its skin secretes small amounts of pumiliotoxins which coat the frog and...

Mimic Poison Frog, Ranitomeya imitator
2013-07-29 16:30:53

The Mimic Poison Frog (Ranitomeya imitator) is a type of poison dart frog located in the north-central region of eastern Peru. Like most other Ranitomeya species, R. imitator has a mild toxicity compared to other poison dart frogs. It produces the potent pumiliotoxin B, but its small size limits the amount of poison it can secrete. Like other poison dart frogs, it does not produce toxin in captivity. It most likely gains its poison from consuming toxic insects or other invertebrates within...

Blue Poison Dart Frog, Dendrobates Azureus
2013-06-25 14:59:59

The Blue Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates azureus) is a species of poison dart frog located in the forests surrounded by the Sipaliwini savannah, which is found in southern Suriname and northern to central Brazil. This frog is widely known as the blue poison dart frog or by its Indian name, okopipi. The species name comes from the fact that it is colored azure. This medium sized frog weighs about eight grams. It grows between 3 and 4.5 centimeters long and has a typical lifespan of four to...

Harlequin Poison Frog, Oophaga Histrionica
2013-06-25 13:44:18

The Harlequin Poison Frog (Oophaga histrionica) known also as the Harlequin Poison Dart Frog, is a species of poison dart frog with a native range from Western Ecuador to the El Choco region of Colombia. The frog is usually found on the ground of tropical rain forests, amongst fallen limbs or leaf litter. O. histrionica, along with O. speciosa, produces cardiotoxins referred to as histrionicotoxins. These moderate to highly toxic compounds act as potent non-competitive antagonists of...

2012-04-03 19:33:28

Chalice Corals, are a family of stony corals in the Pectiniidae family. Members of this family are mostly colonial but at least one species, Echinomorpha nishihirai, is solitary. These corals are endemic to the Indian and Pacific oceans. Pectiniids have a number of different forms but are basically streamlined and smooth. Polyps are large and brightly colored and resemble those of members of the Mussidae family of corals. The polyps are only extended at night. Tentacles are translucent,...

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