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Advanced Life Sciences' Restanza(TM) Shows 100% Survival In Confirmatory Anthrax Study

... an inhaled lethal dose of anthrax. All of the animals in the study that received 16 mg/kg once-a-day ... exposure to anthrax survived while none of the animals that received placebo survived. The study was ... was based on efficacy studies conducted in animals alone. The non-human primates used in the ...

Nature Medicine study shows Peregrine's bavituximab can cure lethal virus infections

... recovered fully, while only 25% of control animals survived. In the second study, guinea pigs were ... group survived, while untreated animals all died. In this study, the anti-viral effect ... the standard of care drug ribavirin, with 63% of animals receiving the combination therapy surviving the ...

Sangamo BioSciences Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results

... technology to develop cell lines and transgenic animals . In July, Sangamo and Sigma-Aldrich Corporation ... technology to develop cell-lines and transgenic animals with targeted modifications in a specified gene ... commercial use of such ZFN-generated transgenic animals in the production of therapeutic and diagnostic ...

USC researchers derive first embryonic stem cells from rats

... biomedical research. By observing what happens to animals when specific genes are removed, researchers can ... to study how genes function, and to develop animals with conditions that mimic important human ... cells have never been established from humans or animals other than mice. This new key understanding into ...

Nature Medicine study shows Peregrine's bavituximab can cure lethal virus infections

... recovered fully, while only 25% of control animals survived. In the second study, guinea pigs were ... group survived, while untreated animals all died. In this study, the anti-viral effect ... the standard of care drug ribavirin, with 63% of animals receiving the combination therapy surviving the ...

Medarex And PharmAthene Announce New Therapeutic Data for Anthrax Anti-Toxin, Valortim(R)

... manifest. We used a rapid approach to identify animals with active disease, and our results showed that the animals designated for treatment proved to have bacteria ... anthrax spores. Beginning 12 hours post-exposure, animals were evaluated hourly for changes in ...

Humanitarian Offers $75 Million for Single Dose Sterilization of Cats and Dogs

... Aimee Gilbreath, Executive Director of Found animals Foundation (Found Animals) ... Michelson's privately funded 501(c)3. Found animals and its strategic partner the Alliance for ... of non-surgical pet sterilization. Found animals is hopeful that this large monetary incentive ...

Vaxfectin(R)-formulated Measles DNA Vaccine Could Address Unmet Need for Infants

... well-tolerated in all animals. In both studies, animals were challenged by intratracheal inoculation at ... one year. Following challenge, all vaccinated animals demonstrated rapidly rising measles-specific ... challenge. All vaccinated juvenile and infant animals were completely protected against challenge with ...

Yongye Biotechnology International Retains CCG Investor Relations

... for plants in ten provinces and its nutrients for animals in four provinces. The Company sold 106,000 ... 4 metric tons) of nutrients for animals in 2007. Nutrients for plants contributed 87%, and nutrients for animals contributed 13%, of the Company's $13.1 million ...

Symbiotic microbes induce profound genetic changes in their hosts

... beneficial relationship. "Interactions of animals with their microbiota have a profound impact on ... be basically the same across evolution. "All animals and plants evolved in the background of the ... be considered the core conserved responses of animals to interactions with bacteria" along tissue ...

Sangamo BioSciences and Sigma-Aldrich Announce Research and License Agreement With Roche for the Use of ZFN Technology for Generation of Transgenic Animals

... Transgenic animals to be Developed for Therapeutic and Diagnostic ... technology to develop cell-lines and transgenic animals that have targeted modifications in a specified ... of more easily generated transgenic animals of any species." Zinc finger DNA-binding ...

Agent in red wine found to keep hearts young

... changes in gene expression in those tissues. As animals age, gene expression in the different tissues of ... study - which compared the genetic crosstalk of animals on a restricted diet with those fed small doses ... function is known to diminish with age. In animals on a restricted diet, 90 percent of those heart ...

Sangamo BioSciences Announces License Agreement For the Use of ZFP Technology For Generation of Transgenic Animals

... to OMT for the commercial use of transgenic animals generated using Sangamo's proprietary zinc ... the potential to more easily generate transgenic animals of any species." "We are pleased to provide OMT ... commercial license to use transgenic animals generated using our ZFN technology," said ...

PharmAthene Reports Year-End 2007 Financial Results

... 50% survival in Valortim(TM)- treated animals compared to no animals in the control group; this was perceived to be an encouraging survival result since the study animals had bacteria multiplying in their blood and ...

Phosphagenics Reports Superior Pre-clinical Cholesterol Results from APA-01 and Atorvastatin Combination

... Studies were performed in ApoE mice, animals that spontaneously form atherosclerotic plaques ... the first 16-weeks of this 24-week study, all animals in the experimental group were maintained on a ... to accelerate atherosclerotic progression. All animals in the experimental groups received drug ...

Animal Protection Groups Condemn FDA's Endorsement of Animal Cloning

... Groups Say Greenlighting Production of Cloned animals for Food is Irresponsible and Unethical; Research ... decision today to endorse the sale of cloned animals and their offspring for food. The agency moved ... are calling for a mandatory moratorium on cloned animals and their offspring to be ....

Biochip mimics the body to reveal toxicity of industrial compounds

... Traditional toxicity testing involves the use of animals to predict whether a chemical or drug candidate ... companies in Europe will be restricted from using animals in testing for chemical toxicity. "Obviously ... safety of new compounds without testing them on animals presents a new challenge to the industry, ...

New Data Presented on Immunocytokine Fusion Protein Further Supports Broad Anti-Cancer Potential Of Peregrine's Anti-PS Technology Platform

... Anti-PS Antibodies and IL-2 Protected 80% of animals From a Lethal Challenge With a Highly ... The combination was effective in protecting animals against a lethal challenge with a ... aggressive breast cancer cells. In contrast, no animals immunized with untreated irradiated breast ...

Anthrax vaccine produces immunity with nanoparticles, not needles

... immune response by treating the inside of the animals noses with a nanoemulsion a suspension of water, ... in either one or two applications. They found the animals developed several types of effective immune ... and death. We saw protective immunity in the animals after only two administrations rather than six, ...

Anthrax vaccine produces immunity with nanoparticles, not needles

... immune response by treating the inside of the animals noses with a nanoemulsion a suspension of water, ... in either one or two applications. They found the animals developed several types of effective immune ... and death. We saw protective immunity in the animals after only two administrations rather than six, ...

Sundia's Animal Facility Passed Client and Government Inspection

... "Our overall impression of Sundia is very positive. The personnel handling animals are well trained and engaged. All procedures are well described in SOPs, ... Shanghai Animal Management Committee, and the Permit for Using Laboratory animals was obtained in January this year. "The success of passing the ...

The Foundation for Biomedical Research Wins Telly Award for Majestic

... new discoveries and treatments that result in longer, healthier lives for animals and humans," said FBR president Frankie Trull. " Majestic proves the importance of translational research and shows viewers how research with animals continues to contribute to saving both human and animal lives." ...

Mach One CEO Letter to Shareholders

... and costly needs -- positive, long-term health and longevity benefits for animals and humans. While animal wellness, organic and sustainable products are ... long-term health and longevity benefits for humans and disease-threatened animals of commercial operations. While animal wellness, organic and sustainable ...

NOVAVAX Announces Publication of a Preclinical Study Demonstrating that a Virus-like Particle Vaccine Provided Protection Against Highly Pathogenic H1N1 and H5N1 Influenza Strains

... in the nose (intranasal immunization). All of the 1918 VLP-immunized animals were protected when exposed to a lethal dose of the 1918 influenza virus, regardless of the route by which the vaccine was administered. Remarkably, animals immunized by the intranasal route were also protected against a lethal ...

Mach One Subsidiary Modular Process Constructors LLC Changes Name to MPS BioPharm to Better Reflect its Vision

... leader in supplying goods and services for the betterment of health for animals and mankind." About MPS-BioPharm Modular Process Constructors, ... long-term health and longevity benefits for humans and disease-threatened animals of commercial operations. While animal wellness, organic and sustainable ...

Tiny 'lab-on-a-chip' detects pollutants, disease and biological weapons

... For centuries, animals have been our first line of defense against toxins. A canary in a ... very tiny light levels produced by the bacteria. Instead of using animals to help detect threats to a water supply, Prof. Shacham-Diamand says "Our ...

Crystal Research Associates, LLC Issues Executive Informational Overview(R) (EIO(R)) on Bioniche Life Sciences Inc.

... company that aims to improve the quality of life in both humans and animals through innovative research, technologies, and therapeutics. To develop ... globally, developing products that enhance reproductive performance in animals and reduce the animal health industry's reliance on antibiotics. With ...

Mouse study reveals genetic component of empathy

... While it may come as no surprise to pet owners or those who work with animals that animals are able to pick up on the emotional states of those around them, this ...

Sinovac Enters Veterinary Vaccine Market with Inactivated Rabies Vaccine

... transmission that results in human rabies. Improving the immunization of animals is key to reducing the prevalence rabies in both animals and humans. On January 18, 2008, China approved compulsory vaccination for ...

Technique for Creating Authentic Rat Embryonic Stem Cells Published in Cell

... ES cells, from which drug discovery assays as well as genetically modified animals can be created for academic, medical and pharmaceutical research. ... or different response profile to drugs compared with non-engineered animals can provide information on drug efficacy. Alternatively, the insertion of ...

AngioGenex Reviews 2008 Achievements and Sets Goals for 2009

... will include expanded safety and additional anti-tumor testing of AGX51 in animals as well as further exploration of the feasibility of use of our companion ... metastasize. Dr. Benezra demonstrated that the absence of the Id genes in animals results in a highly significant inhibition of tumor growth and a reduction ...

Consumers Looking to Sustainable Food Production to Feed Global Population

... U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that meat and milk from cloned animals are safe , nearly half of Americans (48 percent) said they were ... how likely they would be to buy meat and milk from genetically engineered animals if the FDA determined they were safe, 65 percent said they would be likely ...

New stem cell tools to aid drug development

... other forms of tissue. Their use could also help reduce the number of animals used in laboratory research. The team's results are published in the ... human stem cell-derived tissues and potentially reduce the numbers of animals used in such research" "Another significant characteristic of these ...

Nature's Premium(R) Brand First Fresh Pork in North America to Carry DNA TraceBack(R) Seal of Authenticity

... DNA for reliable and accurate traceability back to the farm where the animals were raised. Nature's Premium will use IdentiGEN's DNA TraceBack(R) ... in the Midwest on a strict vegetarian diet with no animal byproducts. animals are never administered antibiotics or growth promotants. The company's ...

Kiwa Bio-Tech 2nd Quarter Revenues Increase 61.7% to $3 Million, Six Month Revenues Top $5.2 Million

... related rights to produce an anti-viral aerosol drug for use with animals from Jinan Kelongboao Bio- Tech Co., Ltd., which is affiliated with ... and/or viricidal effects on a variety of RNA viruses found in animals and fowls such as bird flu. Kiwa's hope is to develop a commercialized ...

SemBioSys announces second quarter 2008 financial and operational results

... safflower-produced Apo AI(Milano) increased cholesterol mobilization in animals earlier this year, SemBioSys is continuing testing in animals to establish that safflower-produced Apo AI(Milano) is equivalent to ...

PETCO Adds Canine Heritage Breed Test to its Innovative Assortment

... that make it easier for pet parents to love and care for their companion animals as part of their family. "Canine Heritage Breed Tests are on the ... groups across the country to help find homes for nearly 300,000 adoptable animals every year. About MetaMorphix, Inc. MetaMorphix, Inc. is a life ...

Kiwa Bio-Tech Joint Venture to Produce Preventative for Avian Flu

... inhibitory and/or viricidal effects on a variety of RNA viruses found in animals and fowls such as bird flu. Kiwa's hope is to develop a commercialized ... and disinfectants, over 200 products for flocks and herds, pigs, furry animals and pets. Huaxing holds 61 approval document numbers for veterinary drug ...

First electrophysical recording of sleep in a wild animal

... the Sleep and Flight Group at the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology. If animals behave differently in captivity (where all previous comparative studies ... Smithsonian. We certainly encourage researchers who would like to monitor animals in the wild to join our ongoing studies or initiate work using the system. ...

Kiwa Bio-Tech Confirms Joint Venture Agreement With Shijiazhuang Huaxing Animal Medicine Co., Ltd.

... inhibitory and/or viricidal effects on a variety of RNA viruses found in animals and fowls such as bird flu. Kiwa's hope is to develop a commercialized ... and disinfectants, over 200 products for flocks and herds, pigs, furry animals and pets. Huaxing holds 82 approval document numbers for veterinary drug ...
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