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ProMetic Further Confirms Performance of Prion Capture Resin at the Recovery of Biological Products Conference

... that it has further confirmed the efficacy of the prion capture resins developed by Pathogen Removal ... their ability to efficiently remove infectious prion protein from whole human plasma, a complex ... that the ligands developed by PRDT targets the prion protein, and can bind that compound even under ...

ProMetic announces Octapharma publication of PRDT'S prion removal resin in Octaplas(R) manufacturing process at 30th International Congress of the International Society for Blood Transfusion meeting in Macao SAR, China

... - First publication on utility of PRDT's prion reduction technology to further reduce risk of ... lunchtime Symposium at meeting to discuss prion removal capacity, technical performance and ... and Diagnostics Technologies Inc.'s ("PRDT") prion removal resin technology in this application. ...

ProMetic to obtain controlling stake in Pathogen Removal and Diagnostic Technologies Inc.

... commercialization of the P-Capt(R) filter and the prion reduction resin that was fully licenced to ... reduction filter, in addition to the use of the prion capture affinity resin for biopharmaceutical use, ... to capitalize on the growing market for prion removal. Corporate control moving from ARC to ...

Prometic to present at the American Chemical Society

... risks from blood-associated TSE infectivity with prion affinity ligands". Dr. Gurgel's lecture titled ... identification of a specific ligand for the prion protein responsible for the transmission of mad ... in humans. This ligand is being used to remove prion protein from blood products. Dr. Carbonell is ...

ProMetic provides business update - Over $35 million worth of business secured in January

... - Shipment of prion capture resin to MacoPharma in Q1 2008; - ... filters sale in 2008; - Use of affinity prion adsorbent for plasma-derived products to generate ... added Mr. Laurin. - ProMetic to ship prion capture resin in Q1 2008 for incorporation into ...

ProMetic announces scale-up of prion removal resin in plasma product for biopharmaceutical use

... dollar long-term agreement to supply prion removal affinity resin following regulatory ... Inc.'s ("PRDT") ligand technology for prion binding and removal from a plasma product for ... dollar long-term supply agreement for the prion reduction resin. The supply agreement is in final ...

ProMetic and MacoPharma announce successful completion of P-Capt(R) prion reduction filter clinical studies

... longer incubation times - P-Capt(R) prion reduction filter still the only proven method of ... performed on volunteers using the P-Capt(R) prion reduction filter for red cell concentrates ... studies represent the first use of the P-Capt(R) prion filter in humans and the results demonstrate that ...

HemoGenix(R), Inc Announces Implementation of ORF Genetics Human Growth Factors and Cytokines in All Human HALO(R) Assay Kits and Contract Research Services

... research, cellular therapy, regenerative medicine, cosmetics and biopharma. ORF Genetics products are free of contaminants for bacterial, viral and prion components; non- pyrogenic; endotoxin-free; and perfectly safe according to FDA guidelines. Through close collaboration, HemoGenix(R) has ...

Prometic provides information for its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders

... the Meeting's agenda as per the Management Information Circular - Corporate Presentations - MacoPharma presents update on launch of P-Capt(R) prion capture filter - Protein Technologies business update - Anemia drugs program update - PBI-1402 and analogues - Corporate strategy to ...

ProMetic announces signature of definitive license agreement with Kedrion for two hyperimmune products

... hyperimmune product - Kedrion has in-licensed ProMetic's yield improving technology - Incorporation of ProMetic's prion reduction technology in Kedrion's manufacturing process MONTREAL, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - ProMetic Life Sciences ...

InVitria's Animal Free Lacromin(TM) Provides a Cost-Effective Improvement Over Transferrin

... compared with Transferrin. -- Replaces Animal Derived Transferrin Since Lacromin(TM) is derived from plants, it is free of any viral or prion contaminant risks. -- Improves IgG Productivity In Hybridoma cells, Lacromin(TM) increased IgG productivity by 50% versus Transferrin and ...

Researchers to study fate of prions in wastewater

... will investigate what happens if infectious prion proteins - considered the cause of chronic ... Pedersen currently investigating the fate of prion proteins in soil and landfills, Katherine ... proteins, says McMahon. But as she points out, prion proteins generally are very resistant to ...

RNAi as a Tool for Mammalian Gene Analysis: Applications of siRNAs

... a prion-prone protein was capable of inhibiting prion formation in cells, creating an alternative therapeutic approach to prion diseases (18). As the RNAi field continues to ...

A Midwest life-science odyssey comes full circle

... Tristeza Virus (CTV). Other areas of research that progressed include studies of biotech pigs with increased heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, and prion protein-free cows that are resistant to bovine spongiform encephalopathy , or "Mad Cow" Disease. Federal push The biggest push, encouraged ...

Glossary for The BioPharm Guide to Fermentation and Cell Culture

... of desired DNA. Creutzfeld-Jacob disease A disease affecting the human nervous system, believed to be caused by a prion that also causes bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) or Mad Cow Disease in cattle. cryopreservation Maintenance of frozen ...

The Bio-Rad Silver Stain, Rev E

... Clin Immunol Immunopathol 34, 165173 (1985) 69. Prusiner SB et al., Purification and structural studies of a major scrapie prion protein, Cell 38, 127134 (1984) 70. Pytela R et al., A 125/115-kDa cell surface receptor specific for vitronectin interacts with ...
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