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Israeli scientists show bacteria can plan ahead

... of lactose genes, implying that bacteria have naturally 'learned' to get ready for a serving of maltose after a lactose appetizer. Another microorganism that experiences consistent changes is wine yeast. As fermentation progresses, sugar and acidity levels change, alcohol levels rise, and the yeast's ...

NanoLogix Inc. to Exhibit at The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) General Meeting in Philadelphia; Announces Two New Patents

... rapid-detection technologies developed by NanoLogix. The BNP is a sandwiched-membrane, Petri-based system, that provides users the ability to view microorganism cultures up to four times faster than possible with traditional Petri techniques. The BNC is also a unique development in rapid detection. It ...

NanoLogix Begins Construction of Production Facility for Medical Test Kits

... NanoLogix CEO Bret Barnhizer stated: "With the BNP(TM) kits, we believe we are on our way to establishing a new 'gold Standard' for microorganism detection that will have a revolutionary effect on medical testing, diagnosis and treatment. This production facility will enable us to capitalize on ...

BASF Set To Commercialize pro-t-action(TM) Eliminating Caries Causing Bacteria From the Mouth

... in the areas of nutrition, cosmetics and preventive health care. In its development activities, the company draws on its own co l lection of microorganism strains suitable for food applications and its own OASSYS(R) screening systems. OrganoBalance was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in ...

Dow AgroSciences Receives Approval for Cultivation of HERCULEX(R) I Corn in Brazil

... effective control of important corn pests by incorporating into the plant the cry 1F gene, originated from the Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) microorganism that naturally occurs in the soil. HERCULEX I protects the corn plant against the Spodoptora frugiperda caterpillar, the main corn pest in ...

Brewing better beer: Scientists determine the genomic origins of lager yeasts

... Yeast, the essential microorganism for fermentation in the brewing of beer, converts carbohydrates into alcohol and other products that influence appearance, aroma, and taste. In a ...

Dartmouth researchers advance cellulosic ethanol production

... fuel. For the first time, the group has genetically engineered a thermophilic bacterium, meaning it's able to grow at high temperatures, and this new microorganism makes ethanol as the only product of its fermentation. The study was published online during the week of Sept. 8, 2008 in the journal ...

Symbiotic microbes induce profound genetic changes in their hosts

... "Interactions of animals with their microbiota have a profound impact on their gene expression, and to create a stable association with a microorganism requires a lot of conversation between the microbe and the host," says UW-Madison medical microbiologist Margaret McFall-Ngai, senior author of the ...

NanoLogix Inc. to Present at The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) General Meeting in Boston; Announces Product Line and Provides Operations Update

... can be found at http://gm.asm.org/ At the ASM meeting NanoLogix will unveil ten products for use with their BNC and BNP technology for fast microorganism detection. This step is a milestone in company development. Director and company founder Dr. Robert A. Ollar, M.Sc., Ph.D. stated: "The sale of ...

NanoLogix Inc. Presents at the National Hydrogen Association Conference & Provides Operations, Management and Director Update

... provides updates on hydrogen bioreactor operations. Access: http://www.bournereport.com/radio.php Work on BNC and BNP development for fast microorganism detection is proceeding at a rapid pace, with a new patent application filed in March and positive developments with both the Departments of Defense ...

FERMENTATION BASICS

... of a product by means of the mass culture of a microorganism . The product can either be: 1. The ... Physicochemical equilibration between microorganism and the environment following inoculation with ... phase and the death phase is dependent on the microorganism and the process used. The fermentation is ...

Who's that knocking at the door? Preparing for an FDA inspection

... Administration at any time. FDA also inspects clinical trial sites (studies in humans) and nonclinical laboratories that conduct animal, plant or microorganism studies used in FDA applications for drugs, biologics, or devices. FDA enforces many regulations that affect clinical trial and laboratory sites, ...

Testing Compressed Air Lines for Microbiological Contamination

... size of the pre-filter. Again, this may lead to the inefficiency of the pre-filter. Microorganisms A microorganism that is capable of forming a viable colony forming unit (CFU) and which exists within the compressed air line system is called the ...

New Insights Into DNA Decontamination

... can be identified [1]. This will be observed, especially when nucleic acids are protected by protein envelopes (e. g. viruses) or within microorganism (e. g. bacteria). Furthermore, autoclaving can only be used with heat-resistant materials and equipment that fit into the ...

Testing Compressed Air Lines for Microbiological Contamination

... is smaller than the pore size of the pre-filter. Again, this may lead to the inefficiency of the pre-filter. Microorganisms A microorganism that is capable of forming a viable colony forming unit (CFU) and which exists within the compressed air line system is called the microbiological ...

A Unique Dimension in Biological Purity

... after a sterilization process was specified for reliable sterilization. This is equivalent to an SAL of 10 6 , which means: 1 microorganism surviving in a sample of 106 or 1 non-sterile item after sterilization of a batch of 106 items. For ...
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