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Medicago's H1N1 pandemic vaccine candidate shows positive response in 100% of vaccinated animals after a single dose

... a positive immune response against a new emerging strain of this virus in 100% of vaccinated animals. ... California/07 virus, a more current and mutated strain and showed positive immune response after a ... vaccines is they have to match the circulating strain in order to be effective. "We have already ...

Ganeden Biotech Introduces GanPro(TM) Direct-Fed Microbial for Livestock

... quantities and 50-pound bags. The bacterial strain in GanPro has been shown to: ... at Ganeden Biotech. "Because the probiotic strain used in GanPro is highly viable and able to ... The protective nature of the Bacillus coagulans strain used in GanPro allows the bacteria to survive ...

NIST discovers how strain at grain boundaries suppresses high-temperature superconductivity

... have discovered that a reduction in mechanical strain at the boundaries of crystal grains can ... Laan and his collaborators have found that this strain plays a key role in reducing current flow over grain boundaries in YBCO. Furthermore, when the strain was removed by applying compression to the grain ...

Bacteria from the deep can clean up heavy metals

... in Wuhan, PR China describe how a particular strain of Brachybacterium , strain Mn32, proved to be highly effective in removing ... of our research is to immobilize this bacterial strain into a bioreactor to test its ability to remove ...

Novavax and the NIH Agree to Evaluate a Virus-like Particle (VLP) Vaccine Candidate Against the Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Virus

... influenza A (H1N1) VLP vaccine against the strain recommended by the Centers for Disease Control ... of a novel influenza A (H1N1) virus. This strain of influenza was isolated from an infected person ... enabled production of custom VLPs against this strain of influenza within weeks. This ability to ...

Medicago succesfully expresses VLP antigen for A H1N1 strain

... antigen ("H1 VLP") from the influenza A (H1N1) strain that caused the recent Influenza outbreak in ... expressed by Medicago such as the New Caledonia strain (H1N1) and Brisbane strain (H1N1). The primary goal of this initiative was ...

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

... Candidate Based on the 1918 Spanish Influenza strain Protected Mice and Ferrets Against the Spanish ... (VLP) vaccine based on the 1918 Spanish influenza strain protected against both the Spanish flu and a ... 1918 H1N1 influenza strain. This 1918 influenza strain was responsible for more than 50 million deaths ...

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

... based OrganoBalance is specialized in microbial strain development and microbiological screening. Together the companies identified a very particular strain of Lactobacillus paracasei and BASF has since ... we have been able to identify the L. paracasei strain that effectively and exclusively binds to the ...

Mouse study reveals genetic component of empathy

... (OHSU). In the study, a highly social strain of mice learned to associate a sound played in a ... of distress. A genetically different mouse strain with fewer social tendencies did not learn any ... foot shock, observers from a very social mouse strain learned from the distress calls to associate the ...

Seasonal Influenza Activity Increasing Across Europe - H3N2 Dominant Strain

... influenza A(H3N2) virus is the predominant strain in Europe so far this season. Based on the data ... picture is different with H3N2 being the dominant strain so far. The circulating H3N2 viruses, which often ... While influenza A(H1N1) has been the most common strain circulating in the US so far this season, the ...

Rising H9N2 Influenza Replikin Count Has Doubled That of H5N1

... The H9N2 strain of influenza commonly infects poultry and ... annually in each of H9N2 and its sister strain H5N1. Cyclic increases and decreases appear to ... Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 16, 2009 -- The H9N2 strain of influenza commonly infects poultry and ...

Stretching silicon: A new method to measure how strain affects semiconductors

... have developed a method of measuring how strain affects thin films of silicon that could lay the ... Researchers have long known that inducing strain into the silicon increases device speed, yet have ... researchers to directly measure the effects of strain on the electronic structure of silicon. The group ...

U.S. Government Accepts $192 Million of sanofi pasteur H5N1 Bulk Vaccine Antigen for Pandemic Stockpile

... - Vaccine for new strain of virus broadens government readiness program - ... million doses of vaccine to protect against a new strain of avian influenza. Sanofi Pasteur has a multi- ... to spread the virus across continents. This strain of avian influenza H5N1 virus is the strain that ...

Scientists develop strategy to rapidly describe outbreak strains with next-generation DNA sequencing

... could be used to quickly characterize an outbreak strain by comparative analysis. In the context of an ... weapon. La Scola and colleagues sequenced a strain isolated from a tularemia patient using the ... other strains of F. tularensis , including a strain with reduced pathogencity and an ...

Researchers Pinpoint Best Treatment to Reduce Deadly USA300, MRSA Staph Infections

... others in killing MRSA, including the virulent strain USA300. Scientists conducting the study compared ... routinely sold in drug stores. The USA300 strain of MRSA was put in the spotlight recently in a ... for a reason. "USA300 has become the predominant strain in severe community-acquired skin infections. ...

The sensitive side of carbon nanotubes: Creating powerful pressure sensors

... the stress applied and measured the corresponding strain put on the nanotube block. As it was being ... other. The research team discovered that the strain they applied to the block had a linear ... unchanging relationship between the blocks strain and resistance. A study published earlier this ...

Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology

... challenged with a neurovirulent western reserve strain of vaccinia. Wyeth IL-15 included a strain of the vaccinia virus derived from the Dryvax vaccine and MVA IL-15 incorporated a modified strain of the vaccinia virus Ankara which is currently ...

Flash Technology Prevents Pain From Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

... greater flexibility and strength; pain and strain will subside; they will be able to work longer ... programs to relieve many kinds of Repetitive strain Injury (RSI) such as back pain, neck and ... reduction and injury prevention of Repetitive strain Injuries (RSI). The company is led by brain and ...

FDA Grants First Authorization of a Commercial 2009 H1N1 Flu Test for use During Pandemic Flu Emergency to Quest Diagnostics' Focus Diagnostics Business

... for detecting the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus (the "pandemic flu virus"), a strain of influenza A virus initially referred to as the swine flu virus. ... increasingly likely that this novel H1N1 virus could be a major influenza strain circulating in the U.S. this flu season." Quest Diagnostics is ...

Australia: Face Mask That Kills Swine Flu Readied for Australian Pandemic Fight

... on contact. It is a powerful weapon to contain the spread of Swine Flu, a strain of Influenza A. By complying with the European Community's Medical Devices ... 1,000 times the amount contained in a normal sneeze. (Swine flu is a strain of the Influenza A virus.) More than 99.9% of the viruses were killed ...

Mach One Corporation Developing a Nasal, Hand Carried Product as Solution to Swine Flu (H1N1) Virus

... "Having worked with the influenza virus group since 1974, the current strain of influenza Swine Flu (H1N1) appears to be similar to the swine influenza A (H1N1) triple reassortant virus, A/Wisconsin/87/2005 H1N1. This strain of virus is in the influenza virus group that is one of the most ...

Optimer Pharmaceuticals Announces Lower Recurrence Rates for Fidaxomicin Versus Vancocin(R) in Subgroup Analyses from Its Phase 3 Study for the Treatment of CDI

... strain Type ... to patient status (in-patient/out-patient), age (under/over 65) and the strain type BI (NAP1/027). "The subgroup analysis shows that fidaxomicin is ...

Vaxart Begins Animal Testing of H1N1 Flu Vaccine Candidate

... on creating an engineered variant of the circulating pandemic influenza strain and growing it in eggs. An advantage of Vaxart's approach is that it does ... make a new vaccine by inserting a small piece of DNA matching the pandemic strain into Vaxart's pre-constructed vector. Vaxart's vector grows quickly and ...

Novavax Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... an investigational H1N1 VLP vaccine based on the 1918 Spanish influenza strain protected against both the Spanish flu and a highly pathogenic H5N1 avian ... technology as we can produce a genetically matched vaccine to the outbreak strain in about half the time of traditional vaccine technologies. We are in ...

Sinovac Initiates Preparatory Activities for Swine Flu Vaccine

... from health authorities, Sinovac expects to receive the swine flu virus strain in the near future, enabling the Company to commence manufacturing of the ... vaccine prototype specific to the H1N1 virus strain. Once this vaccine strain is available from the global health authorities, we will be ready to ...

Medicago initiates work on Swine Flu strain

... (VLPs), today announced that it has received a genetic sequence of the new strain of influenza A (H1N1) that has recently been identified in USA and Mexico, ... World Health Organization ("WHO"), a genetic analysis shows this new flu strain is a never-before-seen mixture of swine, human and avian viruses and has ...

Nature Reviews Publishes Article About Jennerex's Multi-Mechanistic Cancer Therapeutic

... Lancet Oncology and Molecular Therapy. The poxvirus strain backbone of Jennerex's cancer therapeutics have been used safely in ... people as part of a worldwide vaccination program against smallpox. This strain naturally targets cancer cells due to common genetic defects in cancer ...

Max Muscle Introduces First-Ever Probiotics Protein Bar

... Max Muscle and Ganeden Biotech, manufacturer of the patented probiotic strain GanedenBC30(TM), breaks new ground in the rapidly expanding market of ... nutrition field." GanedenBC30 is a patented form of the probiotic strain Bacillus coagulans , which research has shown to be effective in ...

NIST 'stress tests' probe nanoscale strains in materials

... demonstrated their ability to measure relatively low levels of stress or strain in regions of a semiconductor device as small as 10 nanometers across. ... methods for measuring stress in semiconductors. Mechanical stress and strain in semiconductors and other devices is caused by atoms in the crystal ...

A New Way to Predict Outbreaks: Replikin Peptide Concentration in H5N1 Influenza Virus Genome as a Marker for Lethal Outbreaks

... to attack human populations, and reveal the location from which this viral strain is going to strike. This service is being offered to WHO and CDC. The ... which counts the number of replikins in the sequences of each strain of flu virus across the years -- and thanks to the data in public ...

New small-scale generator produces alternating current by stretching zinc oxide wires

... created by a motor-driven mechanical arm. The bending induced tensile strain which created a piezoelectric potential field along the laterally-packaged ... and discharge cycle and corresponding current flow. Increasing the strain rate increased the magnitude of the output electricity, both in voltage ...

Medarex and Massachusetts Biologic Laboratories Announce Primary Objective Achieved in Phase 2 Trial of Monoclonal Antibody Combination for the Treatment of Clostridium difficile Associated Diarrhea (CDAD)

... by C. difficile.(2) The emergence of a highly virulent epidemic strain that produces much higher levels of toxins A and B has also been ... ICAAC/IDSA. (3) McDonald, LC et al. "An epidemic, toxin gene-variant strain of Clostridium difficile." The New England Journal of Medicine. ...

Isis' Ibis Biosciences Subsidiary Highlights the Power of the Ibis T5000 Pathogen Identification and Characterization System at the ICAAC/IDSA Meeting

... scientists were able to provide key information on each agent, including strain type and genetic factors that control pathogenicity, in as few as six ... fungi, and can provide information about drug resistance, virulence and strain type of these pathogens. Commercial applications for the Ibis T5000 ...

Engineering nanoparticles for maximum strength

... called finite element analysis, or FEA. When simulated by a computer, the strain at each point in a sphere of specific dimensions, subjected to the applied ... relatively high strains at failure. The ability to endure high stress and strain is a direct result of structural hierarchy: the small grain size gives ...

Tests show LLNL detection instrument can monitor the air for all major terrorist threat substances

... four types of materials terrorists might use -- spores of a non-pathogenic strain of Bacillus anthracis (other strains of this bacteria cause anthrax); ... involved the use of natural cobalt powder and RDX, and a non-pathogenic strain of Bacillus anthracis and RDX. In field experiments, SPAMS has been ...

Ganeden Biotech Takes Sustenex(TM) National with GanedenBC30 Probiotic

... the success of a probiotic. "We plan to emphasize the uniqueness of the strain of Bacillus coagulans that we have identified and patented by branding it ... and Digestive Advantage(TM), contain GanedenBC30 Probiotic, a patented strain of Bacillus coagulans. These probiotics work within the intestinal ...

MIT explains spread of 1918 flu

... at least 50 million people. The team showed that the 1918 influenza strain developed two mutations in a surface molecule called hemagglutinin (HA), ... compared the virus that caused the 1918 pandemic (known as SC18) with a strain called NY18 that differs from SC18 by only one amino acid, and also the ...

Isis Announces Equity Investment in Ibis Biosciences Subsidiary by Abbott; Option Acquired to Purchase Remaining Ibis Equity

... fungi, and can provide information about drug resistance, virulence and strain type of these pathogens within a few hours. Under the terms of the ... fungi, and can provide information about drug resistance, virulence and strain type of these pathogens. Commercial applications for the Ibis T5000 ...

NIST develops test method for key micromechanical property

... stress (such as the force per unit area pushing on both ends of a beam) to strain (the amount the beam is deflected), Youngs modulus allows the behavior of ... interferometer. Knowledge of the Youngs modulus values and the residual strain (using ASTM International Standard E 2245) for thin film layers can lead ...

Ganeden Biotech Obtains Self-Affirmed GRAS Status for Probiotic Ingredient, GanedenBC30 (Bacillus coagulans GBI-30, 6086)

... factors to the success of a probiotic. That's why we initially chose a strain of Bacillus coagulans over other conventional probiotic strains," ... including Sustenex and Digestive Advantage contain GanedenBC30, a patented strain of Bacillus coagulans. ...
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