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Sanofi-aventis Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

... to 25.5%, reflecting the ongoing program of adaptation to market conditions. Other current ... half of 2008, thanks to the ongoing program of adaptation to market conditions. Other current ... (net of tax) associated with the Group's adaptation program, amounting to euro 590 million. Selected ...

Israeli scientists show bacteria can plan ahead

... showed that this anticipation and early response is an evolutionary adaptation that increases the organism's chances of survival. Ivan Pavlov first ... genetic conditioned response may be a widespread means of evolutionary adaptation that enhances survival in many organisms one that may also take place in ...

Researchers Document Rapid, Dramatic 'Reverse Evolution' in the Threespine Stickleback Fish

... adaptation coincides with the '60s cleanup of toxic pollution in Seattle's ... about half of their bodies shielded in bony armor. This rapid, dramatic adaptation is actually an example of evolution in reverse, because the normal ...

NASA Extends Bioastronautics Contract With Wyle for Total Value of $976 Million

... Life Sciences facilities and laboratories. Wyle provides services for program integration; habitability and environmental factors; human adaptation and countermeasures; space medicine; flight hardware development and human research activities. Option 2 is a continuation of previous work ...

ParagonRx Files with FDA REMS Panel Interim Analysis for Opioid Drugs Study

... www.paragonrx.com/experience/comments-to-the-fda/ "ParagonRx has developed a proprietary approach to risk management using an adaptation of failure modes and effect analysis called RxFMEA(R)," says Jeffrey Fetterman, President and CEO of ParagonRx, "and we are currently applying this ...

Bion Announces Approval of New U.S. Patent that Broadens Protection for the Company's Livestock Waste Environmental Treatment Processes

... through 2003. Bion's next-generation technology results from 18 years of research & development, testing, commercial deployment, and further adaptation to evolving standards and opportunities. In addition to providing environmental treatment, the system recovers cellulosic biomass from the waste ...

CEM Wins Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for the Sprint Rapid Protein Analyzer

... uses CEM's iTAG(TM) Technology to directly "tag" the protein with an environmentally-benign solution, yielding accurate results in minutes. The adaptation of the Sprint System for protein determination in foods will eliminate the estimated 2.5 million kilograms of hazardous waste used in Kjeldahl tests ...

InVitria Reveals Technology to Optimize Hybridoma Production Performance

... cell culture supplements optimized cell growth and productivity of hybridoma cells. 1 Further, the studies revealed that Cellastim supports cell adaptation and survival in chemically-defined media. Additional findings from the study showed that Cellastim improved the cell growth and productivity in ...

Quest PharmaTech Announces Strategic Alliance with IntelligentNano to Develop Nanotechnology-Based Next Generation SL052

... "The fulfillment of a second tier of targetable, water-soluble nano-formulations of the SonoLight compounds represents major progress in the adaptation of Hypocrellin-based photodynamic and sonodynamic therapy to a wide spectrum of clinical needs including cancer treatment," stated Dr. Madi R. ...

Heinlein Trust and SpaceX Announce Competition to Promote Research Innovation in Zero Gravity

... to the competition announcement. Experiments in microgravity can reveal novel mechanisms fundamental to cell processes, disease processes, and the adaptation of living systems to changes in physical forces, it said. The announcement, available at www.labflight.com , provides an overview of ...

Bion Announces PENNVEST Board Approves $7.8 Million Financing for Kreider Farms Dairy Project

... through 2003. Bion's next-generation technology results from 18 years of research & development, testing, commercial deployment, and further adaptation to evolving standards and opportunities. In addition to providing proven comprehensive environmental treatment, the system recovers cellulosic ...

Newly Available To Medical Device Manufacturers - Bluetooth Testing Equipment

... new IEEE P11073-20601 Draft Standard for Health Informatics, Personal Health Device communication application profile and includes the Multi-Channel adaptation Protocol. During the sending and receiving of information, any number of quality issues can arise including dropped connections, data corruption ...

Cracking a tough nut for the semiconductor industry

... which makes it difficult to design improved dielectrics. NIST researchers believe they have found an answer to the measurement problem in a new adaptation of a materials test technique called nanoindentation. Nanoindentation works by pressing a sharp, hard objecta diamond tipand observing how much ...

Newly Available To Medical Device Manufacturers - Bluetooth Testing Equipment

... new IEEE P11073-20601 Draft Standard for Health Informatics, Personal Health Device communication application profile and includes the Multi-Channel adaptation Protocol. During the sending and receiving of information, any number of quality issues can arise including dropped connections, data corruption ...

J. Craig Venter Institute Researchers Publish Significant Advance in Genome Assembly Technology

... X174 (phi X). They did so using short, single strands of synthetically produced, commercially available DNA (known as oligonucleotides) and using an adaptation of polymerase chain reaction (PCR), known as polymerase cycle assembly (PCA), to build the phi X genome. The team produced the synthetic phi X in ...

Nucletron Announces Oncentra(R) Brachy* Treatment Planning Solution for Multimodality Environment

... to clinicians allowing for faster and easier creation of treatment plans, ranging from simple to complex, in user-defined workspaces that allow for adaptation to specific clinical workflows. Real-time information-sharing provides immediate access for the entire medical team and facilitates the exchange of ...

Venter Institute Scientists Create First Synthetic Bacterial Genome

... FX174 (phi X). They did so using short, single strands of synthetically produced, commercially available DNA (known as oligonucleotides) and using an adaptation of polymerase chain reaction (PCR), known as polymerase cycle assembly (PCA), to build the phi X genome. The team produced the synthetic phi X in ...

Ten Extraordinary Innovations Line Up For US $100,000 Saatchi & Saatchi Award For World Changing Ideas

... embedded soundtracks in local languages, dealing with life-threatening health issues including AIDS, TB, Malaria and mental health. By using an adaptation of children's book technology -- the talking book -- South Africa's largest NGO is able to overcome adult illiteracy, enabling patients and care ...

Abbott Named to Science Magazine's List of 'Top Employers' in the Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industry

... supplement of the Oct. 12 issue. Survey respondents were asked to rate companies based on 23 characteristics, including financial strength, easy adaptation to change and a research-driven environment. The 2007 survey sought to identify the companies with the best reputations as employers, based on 3,157 ...

Innovate, Automate, or Improve? You Don't Have to Choose.

... its parts. Even the best pre-packaged solutions are going to require some adaptation in business processes, employee training and culture. In fact, the more pre-packaged a solution, the more adaptation will be required in the non-technical parts of the overall system. Every ...

Blooming partnerships

... remain vital, partnerships require innovation in the face of change, and adaptation to the new circumstances. As individual partners get better understandings ... Sustainable partnership takes an explicit approach to managing adaptation and change. Good partnerships strike a balance between changing so much ...

Modification of Bio-Rad DC Protein Assay for Use With Thiols

... The following protocol is an adaptation for protein determination in the presence of reducing agents such as DTT (dithiothreitol) and BME (2-mercaptoethanol). This adaptation will effectively neutralize up to 50 mM BME or 5 mM DTT. ...

TripleMaster PCR System

... in Table 3. This data should be used as a guide for customized adaptation of the cycling program to an appropriate primer/template system ... in Table 6. The data of Table 7 may be used as a guide for the adaptation of individual PCR reactions. Table 6: Program for high ...

TripleMaster PCR System

... in Table 3. This data should be used as a guide for customized adaptation of the cycling program to an appropriate primer/template system ... in Table 6. The data of Table 7 may be used as a guide for the adaptation of individual PCR reactions. Table 6: Program for high ...

Stable HeLa Luciferase Reporter Cell Lines Expressing GAL4 Fusion Transactivators

... capability for studying signal transduction and improved performance for adaptation to high-throughput applications, Stratagene has developed stable HeLa ... transcription mechanisms. Another application for these cells includes adaptation for high-throughput drug screenings, since many components of signal ...

In Vitro Measurement of the Second Messenger cAMP: RIA vs. FlashPlate

... the similarities and differences between the two. Methods Generation of cAMP Source The method is an adaptation from McHale, et al .1 Chinese Hamster Ovary cells expressing human 5-HT 1D receptors were seeded and grown to confluence. They were ...

Use of Novel FlashPlate Technology to Measure cAMP Accumulation in Chinese Hamster Ovary Cells Expressing Human -2 Adrenoreceptors

... it has become vital that screening assays are high throughput. FlashPlate technology from PerkinElmer Life Sciences has provided a platform for the adaptation of a variety of assays which can be automated. One such application is monitoring the activity of the enzyme adenylyl cyclase by measuring cAMP ...

Increase Your Organizations Productivity with LabVIEW

... needs in the short term as well as the long term. Long term vision is important not only for cost purposes, but also for scalability and adaptation to future projects. There are several factors to consider when evaluating for long-term viability: 1. Can the software scale to different ...

Laser Capture Microdissection of Cells Labeled with Enhanced Green Fluorescent Protein

... histological stains, or labeling by fluorescent antibodies from a heterogeneous population of cells in a tissue section. In this Application Note, an adaptation of this technique for the microdissection of cells genetically labeled with enhanced green fluorescent protein is described (EGFP; Bhattacherjee et ...

Development of a CRF1 neuropeptide receptor binding assay using LEADseeker Multimodality Imaging System

... using LEADseeker™ Multimodality Imaging System. The miniaturized assay is robust, achieving a Z’ value of 0.64, facilitating its adaptation to automated screening formats.

Materials Products used LEADseeker Multimodality Imaging ...

Development of an adrenergic α2a receptor binding assay using the LEADseeker Multimodality Imaging System

... receptor binding assay has been successfully miniaturized to a 384-well format using the LEADseeker Multimodality Imaging System and is suitable for adaptation to automated screening formats. The assay is tolerant to DMSO up to a concentration of 1% (v/v), robust; achieving a mean Z’ value of 0.80, and ...

The development of a serotonin 5-HT2C receptor-binding assay using the LEADseeker Multimodality Imaging System

... receptor-binding assay has been successfully miniaturized to 384-well format using the LEADseeker Multimodality Imaging System and is suitable for adaptation to automated screening formats. The assay is tolerant to DMSO up to a concentration of 2% (v/v), robust; achieving a Z’ value of 0.67, and has ...

Development of an NK2 neuropeptide receptor binding assay using LEADseeker Multimodality Imaging System

... The miniaturized assay is robust, achieving a Z’ value of 0.62 and a stability window of 18 h. These factors make the assay suitable for adaptation to automated screening formats.

Materials Products used LEADseeker Multimodality Imaging ...

Development of a histamine H1 receptor binding assay using the LEADseeker Multimodality Imaging System

... receptor binding assay has been successfully miniaturized to a 384-well format using the LEADseeker Multimodality Imaging System and is suitable for adaptation to automated screening formats. The assay is tolerant to DMSO up to a concentration of 2% (v/v), robust; achieving a Z’ value of 0.82 and a ...

The development of a CXCR2 chemokine receptorbinding assay using the LEADseeker Multimodality Imaging System

... receptor-binding assay has been successfully miniaturized to a 384-well format using the LEADseeker Multimodality Imaging System and is suitable for adaptation to automated screening formats. The assay is tolerant to DMSO up to a concentration of 12.5% (v/v), robust; achieving a Z′value of 0.83, and ...

Electroporation of Yeast Artificial Chromosomes

... 1 mM EDTA, pH 7.5) for 20 minutes, ethanol precipitated, and suspended in TE. The electroporation protocol used for our experiments was an adaptation of the one devised by Becker and Guarente. 5 Exponentially growing cells were harvested by centrifugation, washed twice in ...

A Multiple Mutation Model System as a Test Development and Training Tool for Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis

... by Lerman and co-workers (Lerman, 1987). The melting profiles determined for the current work were performed using an adaptation of Lermans MELT program created by Bio-Rad, called MacMelt software. This study presents our efforts within a model system to ...

The DIG System Nonradioactive Automated High-Throughput In Situ Hybridization: a Powerful Tool for Functional Genomics Research

... and consistent results, allowing the routine analysis of a large number of probes. By automation of nonradioactive in situ hybridization and adaptation for high-throughput, the detailed analysis of spatial expression patterns of large numbers of genes has become possible and will soon give a ...

Expand 20 kbPLUS PCR System

... PCR System produces much longer amplification products than other polymerases or polymerase blends Simplifies adaptation of your thermal cycler to long PCR, because the Expand 20 kb PLUS PCR System includes a human control DNA (template DNA ...
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