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Yaupon Therapeutics Completes Patient Enrollment for Pivotal Phase 2 Study of Clearazide for Treatment of Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma

... Clearazide Clearazide is a topical form of nitrogen mustard, an alkylating agent that works by inhibiting DNA replication. nitrogen mustard has also demonstrated activity in other ... dating back to the 1950s. To date, topical nitrogen mustard has only been available through ...

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

... facility at Kreider Farms that will reduce both nitrogen and phosphorous emissions to the Chesapeake Bay ... them comply with their own discharge limits for nitrogen and phosphorous." The complete press release ... onto neighboring lands, which simply advances the nitrogen molecule's travels towards the Chesapeake Bay. A ...

Carbon molecule with a charge could be tomorrow's semiconductor

... one of the 80 atoms of carbon with an atom of nitrogen (providing Y2@C79N). This change leaves the nitrogen atom with an extra electron. Dorn discovered that the extra electron, instead of being on the nitrogen atom on the fullerene cage surface, ducks inside ...

International team of scientists discover clue to delay of life on Earth

... is used by some bacteria to convert the element nitrogen from a gas in the atmosphere to a form useful for living things a process known as nitrogen fixation. Bacteria cannot fix nitrogen efficiently when they are deprived of molybdenum. ...

Environmental Operating Solutions Completes Initial Tranche of $2.5 Million Institutional Financing

... and environmental impact of removing pollutant nitrogen in wastewater; advance R&D on existing and new ... line of liquid carbon products that remove nitrogen from wastewater. EOS will use the second tranche ... product development. Excessive accumulation of nitrogen in surface and groundwater is an ecological and ...

New nanostructured thin film shows promise for efficient solar energy conversion

... and China that created a thin film doped with nitrogen and sensitized with quantum dots. When tested, ... They doped the titanium dioxide lattice with nitrogen atoms. To this thin film, they chemically linked ... material offered a combination of advantages. nitrogen doping allowed the material to absorb a broad ...

Monsanto and Evogene Collaborate on Nitrogen Use Efficiency Research

... EVGN) today announced a collaboration to improve nitrogen use efficiency in corn, soybeans, canola and ... from Evogene are complementary to the nitrogen utilization genes already in testing in ... of the agreement were not disclosed. nitrogen fertilizer represents one of the largest input ...

Aztech Controls Introduces Standardized Gas Sticks for Semiconductor Tool Hook Up

... for high purity services and lower purity compressed dry air (CDA) or nitrogen (N2), from 1 to 1500 standard liters per minute (slpm). Typical gases include are Oxygen (O2) , Hydrogen (H2), Helium (He), Argon (Ar), nitrogen and all other non-toxic/corrosive gases, however Aztech is capable of ...

New Collaboration Aims To Expand Seed-Based Technologies, Benefit Farmers

... is to identify genes that help plants fight environmental stresses such as nitrogen deficiency. The collaboration is expected to build upon Monsanto's ... crops better able to withstand environmental stresses, like drought and nitrogen deficiency. GrassRoots also is developing an energy program to ...

Tethered molecules act as light-driven reversible nanoswitches

... two different states. The azobenzene molecule consists of a bridge of two nitrogen atoms attached to one another by a double bond, with each nitrogen atom also bound to a benzene ring. The two benzene rings can be on the ...

Bion Outlines Differences between its Patented Comprehensive Livestock Environmental Treatment Technology and Anaerobic Digesters

... is focused on energy production. It provides essentially no reductions in nitrogen and phosphorus in the effluent and actually increases nutrient solubility, ... per cow per year (allocating half of the annual 280 pounds of on-farm nitrogen reductions) at Bion's proposed Lancaster County installation. Greater than ...

NASA MidSTAR-1 successful technologies may be revolutionary

... and vacuum. The sensor in orbit was designed to detect trace amounts of nitrogen dioxide, a common air pollutant. This capability, when combined with the ... as explosives trace detectors. The NCSU also can be used to measure nitrogen dioxide levels in the upper atmosphere. "If you had a sensor like this, ...

New clues about a hydrogen fuel catalyst

... Atoms One at a Time The results suggested that the active catalyst picks off hydrogen from a particular spot on the ammonia borane molecule: a nitrogen atom in the molecule holding onto two hydrogen atoms. First, the catalyst plucks one hydrogen atom off. This is the hardest part of the reaction, ...

Prof. Mario Tredici Shared Views on Algae Projects with Algae Business Players at Algae World!

... them to a battery of tests to increase their lipid and biomass yields. Using a combination of laboratory tests and outdoor tests, he reveals how nitrogen starvation can increase algal lipid productivity. Prof. Tredici's also highlights areas of weakness, fundamental assumptions and misinformation ...

A breakthrough toward industrial production of fluorescent nanodiamonds

... nanocrystals, produced by the diamond industry, with electron or ion beams to create vacancies in the crystal lattice. Isolated substitutional nitrogen atoms then trap a moving vacancy during annealing to form a fluorescent NV centre. Unfortunately, the efficiency and yield of this route are low due ...

Box maker, Wildcat Wholesale, Makes Cryogenic Freezer Storage Boxes Affordable By Selling Directly To Labs

... Wildcat Wholesale cryogenic storage boxes much less expensive than boxes sold through distributors. Cryogenic freezer boxes that fit in liquid nitrogen or mechanical freezers in horizontal or vertical freezer storage racks have become common place items in research facilities around the world. ...

New rotors could help develop nanoscale generators

... molecules, which have a metallic centre, in a large array. The anchor point, a single gold atom on top of the gold surface attached to a nitrogen atom of the molecule, allowed the molecules to rotate just off-centre. Professor Werner Hofer, from the University's School of Chemistry, ...

SAFC Hitech & Air Water Inc. Extend High-End Materials Research Services Collaboration to Support Japan Chip Industry

... ranging from production to sales. In its electronics-related business, AWI developed the original medium-sized cryogenic air separation high-purity nitrogen gas generator - the 'V1' - in 1984. Since then, AWI has brought many innovative changes to gas supply systems for the chip and semiconductor ...

GenVault Corporation Launches its Latest Centralized and Standardized Software Solution for Biobanking and Biological Sample Management, GenConnect 3.2

... GenConnect can accommodate the full spectrum of storage units used in biobanking, from traditional containers such as freezers and liquid nitrogen tanks, to the space saving, energy-efficient room-temperature storage options provided by GenVault. Stringent QA controls are built into the software ...

Atherotech to Exhibit its VAP(R) Cholesterol Test at Internal Medicine 2009 in Philadelphia

... diseases. The new test panels are available immediately and also include homocysteine, creatinine, creatine kinase (CK), HbA1c, TSH, ALT, AST, urea nitrogen (BUN), glucose, vitamin D, fibrinogen and insulin. The tests can be ordered individually, or bundled as part of a custom risk profile that may also ...

Atherotech Unveils New Cardiometabolic Test Panels

... The new test panels are available immediately and also include homocysteine, creatinine, creatine kinase (CK), HbA1c, TSH, ALT, AST, urea nitrogen (BUN), glucose, vitamin D, fibrinogen and insulin. The tests can be ordered individually, or bundled as part of a custom risk profile that may also ...

New Generation Biofuels Signs Sales Contract with Catoctin Mountain Growers to Supply up to 370,000 gallons of Renewable Biofuel

... Biofuels. "In a test completed on one of Catoctin's Cleaver-Brooks boilers, our biofuel demonstrated air pollution reductions of more than 45% in nitrogen oxides (NOx) and the virtual elimination of sulfur dioxide (SO2) when compared to low-sulfur fuel oil. In addition, the renewable biofuel burned ...

Not all titanium dioxide is equal when it comes to splitting water with visible light

... light. Doping, or adding small amounts of another element, can change a metal oxide's characteristics. PNNL's Michael Henderson and colleagues added nitrogen to different forms of titanium dioxide known as anatase and rutile, and tested how well the nitrogen-doped metal oxides performed. The team measured ...

Syngenta Enters Into Research Collaboration With Anhui Academy, China

... The collaboration program is centered around conducting laboratory and field tests of novel gene functions and will focus on drought tolerance and nitrogen utilization optimization in key crops such as corn and soybean. ARRI will work closely with Syngenta's new biotech research and technology center in ...

Rules-Based Medicine, Inc. Launches Human Kidney Damage Biomarker Panel

... process in conjunction with new safety initiatives. Historically, regulatory agencies have required drug companies to provide results of blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and serum creatinine tests as indicators of kidney damage. Studies, however, suggest these tests detect only late signs of kidney damage and ...

Ikaria(R) to Present at 27th Annual JPMorgan Healthcare Conference

... discontinuation of INOmax may lead to a worsening condition. Methemoglobinemia is a dose-dependent side effect of inhaled nitric oxide therapy. nitrogen dioxide (NO2) forms rapidly in gas mixtures containing nitric oxide and oxygen, thus may cause airway inflammation and damage. Methemoglobin, NO2, ...

New Initiative Focuses on Water Quality Improvement in the Mississippi River Basin and Gulf of Mexico

... announced its commitment to develop, by 2030, certain seeds that can double crop yields and reduce by one-third the amount of key resources, e.g., nitrogen and water, required to grow crops. Additional information The partners will be holding a press conference later this morning at 10 ...

Researchers discover method for mass production of nanomaterial graphene

... and biochemistry, the researchers developed a method of placing graphite oxide paper in a solution of pure hydrazine (a chemical compound of nitrogen and hydrogen), which reduces the graphite oxide paper into single-layer graphene. Such methods have been studied by others, but this is the ...

Can Algae Biofuels Satisfy the World's Growing Biofuel Needs? Upcoming Webinar Shares the Latest Commercialization Strategies and Challenges

... feedstock? Can Algae be cultivated with low volumes of fresh water? Is Algae CO2 Neutral? Does Algae have the capacity to process nitrogen and carbon dioxide from waste water and Industrial Emissions? Does Algae cultivation require a substantial amount of land? Can Algae be fed ...

Norgen Biotek Corp. Launches Four New Kits for the Purification of RNA and DNA from Plants and Fungi

... which are often time consuming and tedious procedures. While a mortar and pestle, a rotor-stator homogenizer or bead mills associated with liquid nitrogen may enhance the DNA extraction yield, they are not suitable methods for use in the analysis of large numbers of samples, and in the area of pathogen ...

Advanced Bionics Reaches Resolution With FDA, Settles Financial Suit

... very slow leak of water molecules into the implanted devices containing this vendor's feedthrus while blocking the passage of much smaller helium and nitrogen gases. Until this situation, such a condition was universally believed to be impossible. After an extended period of one year or more, the slow ...

Advance brings low-cost, bright LED lighting closer to reality

... and aluminum with positively charged ions of argon gas in a vacuum chamber. The argon ions caused metal atoms to be ejected, and a reaction with nitrogen in the chamber resulted in the deposition of aluminum nitride and zirconium nitride onto the silicon surface. The gallium nitride was then deposited ...

DuPont Partnering with China to Increase Farm Productivity

... to the region. Pioneer has a rich research technology pipeline that includes superior herbicide and drought tolerance, insect protection and nitrogen use efficiency traits, as well as innovative healthy oils and biofuels technologies. "Pioneer is poised to assist China -- and the world -- in ...

Atom Medical Adopts Masimo Rainbow SET Technology

... These effects include methemoglobinemia (secondary to excess nitric oxide concentrations), direct pulmonary injury (attributable to excess levels of nitrogen dioxide), and ambient air contamination."(1) Masimo Chairman and CEO, Joe E. Kiani, said, "Atom is a long-time Masimo partner dedicated to ...

Biological electron transfer captured in real time

... of a special device by which the enzyme-catalysed electron transfer could be captured at different time points by stopping the reaction at liquid nitrogen temperatures, on a microsecond (one millionth of a second) time scale. The electrons are very small elementary particles, which is why their transfer ...

The Mosaic Company to Present at Goldman Sachs Twelfth Annual Agricultural Biotech Forum

... of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. For the global agriculture industry, Mosaic is a single source of phosphates, potash, nitrogen fertilizers and feed ingredients. More information on the company is available at http://www.mosaicco.com . ...

Explosives at the microscopic scale produce shocking results

... a special kind of burning in which the material undergoes a much faster and far more violent type of chemical transformation. With its single nitrogen dioxide (NO2) group, it is a simple representative version of explosives with more NO2 groups. Though it is an optically transparent, electrically ...

Blue dye could hold the key to super processing power

... from the London Centre for Nanotechnology, believe results from recent experiments with MPc could provide the answer. MPc contains carbon, nitrogen and hydrogen and can also contain a wide range of atoms at its centre. In their work they used either a copper or manganese metal atom at its centre. ...

New NIST mini-sensor may have biomedical and security applications

... said the NIST sensor also may have applications in MRI or in airport screening for explosives based on detection of nuclear quadrupole resonance in nitrogen compounds. As a non-regulatory agency of the Commerce Department, NIST promotes U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing ...

Scientists discover how cancer may take hold

... Humans get tryptophan from foods such as grains, legumes, fruits, and meat. Tryptophan is essential for normal growth and development in children and nitrogen balance in adults. T-cells also depend on it for their immune response after invading cells have been recognized. If they dont get enough tryptophan, ...
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