Latest Type-I collagen Stories

2014-04-15 08:31:21

OAKLAND, N.J., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Collagen Matrix, Inc. announced today that it has received FDA's 510(k) clearance of its Flexible Collagen Nerve Conduit for management of peripheral nerve injuries at nerve ends in the foot to reduce the formation of painful neuroma. This is the first and only nerve conduit to receive FDA clearance for treatment of neuroma formation at nerve ends. The product will be able to help patients suffering from pain as a result of conditions...

2011-05-02 19:22:00

Fossil "“ just stone? No, a research team in Lund, Sweden, has discovered primary biological matter in a fossil of an extinct varanoid lizard (a mosasaur) that inhabited marine environments during Late Cretaceous times. Using state-of-the-art technology, the scientists have been able to link proteinaceous molecules to bone matrix fibres isolated from a 70-million-year-old fossil; i.e., they have found genuine remains of an extinct animal entombed in stone. With their discovery, the...

2010-06-11 01:19:55

A scientist at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment has succeeded in producing a replica of human collagen from tobacco plants "“ an achievement with tremendous commercial implications for use in a variety of human medical procedures. Natural human type I collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body and is the main protein found in all connective tissue. Commercially produced collagen (pro-collagen) is used in...

2010-06-08 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tissue Repair Company, has entered into a multi-year supply agreement with Devro Medical Limited, part of Devro plc, a public limited company registered in Scotland, for the supply of highly-refined fibrillar bovine Type I collagen, an important component of Cardium's new Excellagen formulated collagen product candidate, which is pending FDA 510(k) clearance....

2009-12-03 09:50:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tissue Repair Company, submitted a 510(k) premarket notification filing with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking marketing clearance of its Excellagen(TM) product candidate based on positive data from the Company's recently completed Phase 2b Matrix clinical study. Today's submission with the FDA covers ExcellagenXL(TM) and ExcellagenFX(TM),...

2009-10-22 18:34:00

BOSTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- TEI Biosciences Inc. today announced the introduction of its newest product line, SurgiMend® PRS for Breast Reconstruction, a superior biologic mesh that will be featured at the ASPS Plastic Surgery 2009 Conference in Seattle, October 23-26. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091022/NE97736-b ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091022/NE97736LOGO-a ) SurgiMend PRS is designed specifically for breast...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.