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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...

2014-04-07 08:32:13

NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anterios, Inc., a privately held medical dermatology and aesthetic medicine biopharmaceutical company, announced today that CEO and Founder, Jon Edelson, MD will be presenting at Needham & Company's 13(th) Annual Healthcare Conference in New York City on April 8, 2014. Dr. Edelson will be joining a roster of presenters that include senior management representatives from approximately 120 companies in the biotechnology, specialty...

2014-04-05 23:01:00

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “In-Vitro Toxicology/ Toxicity Testing Market by Industry (Diagnostic, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics, Chemical), Technology (Cell Culture, HTS, Omics), Applications (Systemic, Dermal, Ocular), Method (Cellular Assay, Ex vivo, In Silico) – Global Forecast to 2018” to its store. Inquire for discount at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/discount?rname=163384. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 05, 2014 Attributed to the support offered by the European...

2014-04-04 12:27:54

COMPANIES MUST PAY TO REMOVE LEAD AFFECTING CHILDREN FROM HOMES IN 10 CALIF CITIES AND COUNTIES; ALEXANDER SAYS, "Verdict will prevent lead poisoning of children from paint in their homes. This decision establishes important legal precedent, holds companies accountable." SAN FRANCISCO, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mary Alexander, San Francisco victims' rights attorney, announced that a state Judge in Santa Clara County, California, has issued a final amended judgment,...

2014-04-03 12:26:03

Growth Will Be Fastest in the Less Mature European and Japanese Markets, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the therapeutic botulinum toxin (BTX) market will grow robustly over the next ten years in the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Japan. Growth will be supported by approvals for new indications, rising physician acceptance due to increasing awareness of...

2014-04-02 12:32:24

DALLAS, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "In-Vitro Toxicology/Toxicity Testing Market by Industry (Diagnostic, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics, Chemical), Technology (Cell Culture, HTS, Omics), Applications (Systemic, Dermal, Ocular), Method (Cellular Assay, Ex vivo, In Silico) - Global Forecast to 2018", published by MarketsandMarkets, The global In Vitro Toxicology Testing Market will reach $17,227 Million by 2018 growing at a double-digit...

2014-04-02 08:34:32

New and completely redesigned site offers more information on North American pit viper envenomation and resources to help ensure optimal treatment WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BTG International Inc., the specialist healthcare company, today announces the launch of a new website for CroFab(®) Crotalidae Polyvalent Immune Fab (Ovine), an antivenin for the management of patients who have received venomous bites from North American pit viper snakes. The new...

2014-03-24 23:02:41

Dr. Martha Moore and Dr. Janice Yager deepen global firm’sexpertise in environmental and human health research. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 International environmental, health, safety and sustainability consultancy ENVIRON has announced that Dr. Martha Moore and Dr. Janice Yager, two highly renowned and accomplished toxicologists, have joined the firm. Dr. Moore and Dr. Yager have complementary expertise in environmental health sciences and toxicology, particularly genetic...


Latest Toxicology Reference Libraries

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...

601px-Echinophilia
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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