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CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders

... (gene-swapping), the advent of Tamiflu-resistant strains of swine flu that have shown the ability to ... anticipate its evolution and prepare for mutant strains to appear from remote regions of the globe. Those mutant strains of the virus could possess virulence and other ...

Preclinical Proof-of-Concept Studies Published for Novavax Seasonal Influenza Virus-Like-Particle Vaccine

... Responses against a Variety of Seasonal Influenza strains in Mice and Ferrets ROCKVILLE, Md., June 24 ... HAI antibodies against all three influenza strains represented in the vaccine and against a variety ... than or equal to 1:40 against drifted H3N2 strains from the 1999, 2002, and 2005 influenza seasons. ...

Lethality of H1N1 Influenza Virus Increasing According to Latest Analysis of Virus Peptide Genomic Data

... to act independently in all common influenza strains in human, swine, and bird hosts, both of these ... products to predict the emergence of virulent strains of particular diseases (FluForecast(TM)) and is ... strain and against shared properties of several strains (Syntope(TM) vaccines). The company is partnering ...

HHS Awards MedImmune Contract to Manufacture Live Attenuated Nasal Spray Vaccine for Novel Influenza A (H1N1)

... enters the body. It contains live vaccine virus strains that are weakened so as not to cause the flu, but ... some cross-protection against circulating flu strains that are "drifted" - meaning they are very closely-related but not perfectly matched to the flu strains in the vaccine. As a needle-free nasal ...

Swine Flu (H1N1) Infectivity to Increase Markedly and Lethality to Remain Low According to Latest Replikin* Peptide Genomic Data

... or restrict replication of the targeted virus strains prior to an outbreak." Earlier this ... outbreaks and pandemics of the common influenza strains over the past century. About Replikins Ltd. ... products to predict the emergence of virulent strains of particular diseases (FluForecast™) and ...

Novavax Announces Enrollment in the Second Phase II Study of its Seasonal Influenza VLP Vaccine Candidate

... against the 2008-2009 H3N2, H1N1, and B influenza strains will be studied in approximately 220 healthy ... against the 2005-2006 H3N2, H1N1, and B influenza strains showed that the trivalent VLP vaccine candidate ... immunogenicity of VLPs against seven different strains of influenza in clinical trials. This experience ...

Medicago initiates work on Swine Flu strain

... already expressed VLPs of the following pandemic strains in plants: Singapore (H2N2), Anhui (H5N1), ... H9N2), Equine/Prague (H7N7), and of the seasonal strains New Caledonia (H1N1), Solomon Island (H1N1) and ... and provided 100% cross-protection to different strains of the H5N1 virus in an animal model. The ...

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

... Although cross protection against influenza strains of the same hemagglutinin or HA type has been ... and A/Indonesia strains), protection against strains with different HA types, as shown in this study, ... has the potential to protect against diverse strains of influenza has significant implications for ...

Cepheid Announces New Diagnostic Technology to Aid World Efforts in Halting the Spread of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis (TB)

... acute with the development of drug resistant strains and the growing at-risk populations in the ... factor in the development of drug resistant strains of tuberculosis and the availability of the Xpert ... of the disease and a reliable surrogate marker of strains that are multidrug-resistant (MDR-TB). The test ...

Sangamo BioSciences Initiates Phase 1 Trial of CCR5-ZFP Therapeutic to Treat HIV/AIDS

... resistant to infection by CCR5-specific strains of HIV and we are very excited to begin a ... for HIV, since the most commonly transmitted strains of HIV are strains that bind to CCR5 -- so-called "R5" strains. A ...

Rising H9N2 Influenza Replikin Count Has Doubled That of H5N1

... and being greater than those for H5N1. These two strains appear to have a precursor and/or competitor, ... and being greater than those for H5N1. These two strains appear to have a precursor and/or competitor, ... seen to date in all H5N1 and other influenza strains (see refs.). This phenomenon of upregulation of ...

Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology

... to disease-related fatalities. In the study 41 strains of Y. pseudotuberculosis were screened for low ... Mothers Oral administration of lactobacillus strains found in breast milk may provide an alternative ... prior studies researchers collected lactobacillus strains from the breast milk of healthy mothers and found ...

Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology

... to disease-related fatalities. In the study 41 strains of Y. pseudotuberculosis were screened for low ... Mothers Oral administration of lactobacillus strains found in breast milk may provide an alternative ... prior studies researchers collected lactobacillus strains from the breast milk of healthy mothers and found ...

Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology

... to disease-related fatalities. In the study 41 strains of Y. pseudotuberculosis were screened for low ... Mothers Oral administration of lactobacillus strains found in breast milk may provide an alternative ... prior studies researchers collected lactobacillus strains from the breast milk of healthy mothers and found ...

Novavax Completes Enrollment of Its Seasonal Influenza VLP Vaccine Phase IIa Clinical Trial

... which permits an exact genetic match to the flu strains causing illness since there is no requirement for ... to rapidly produce a vaccine that contains strains that are an exact genetic match to the strains ... respond to the identification of annual seasonal strains may be important in providing timely vaccine in ...

Novavax Commences Clinical Testing of its Seasonal Influenza VLP Vaccine Candidate

... which permits an exact genetic match to the flu strains causing illness since there is no requirement for ... to rapidly produce a vaccine that contains strains that are an exact genetic match to the strains ... respond to the identification of annual seasonal strains may be important in providing timely vaccine in ...

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

... unlocking the genetic differences between yeast strains that produce variation in flavor, color, and aroma. By comparing the genomic properties of yeast strains sampled from breweries around the world, Drs. ... the genetic contribution of the parent yeasts to strains of S. pastorianus and revealed new insights ...

eGenomics Awarded First U.S. Patent Covering Rapid DNA Sequencing Technology Platform to Control Hospital-Acquired Infections

... to monitor and prevent methycillin-resistant strains of Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections," ... vector. Importantly, the system can identify when strains are not related, effectively telling a hospital ... platform also allows us to monitor which MRSA strains are coming into the hospital from nursing homes ...

Sanofi Pasteur Shipping First Doses of Influenza Vaccine for the 2008-2009 Season

... This year's influenza vaccine contains three new strains of the influenza virus, A/Brisbane/59/2007 ... virus; B/Florida/4/2006-like virus. The three strains for the new influenza vaccine formulation were ... vaccine is formulated each year to match the strains predicted to circulate during the upcoming ....

Novel compound may treat acute diarrhea

... caused by E. coli and other enterotoxigenic strains of bacteria, which produce toxins that stimulate ... the World Health Organization . Enterotoxigenic strains of bacteria may account for a significant amount ... by certain bacteria, such as cholera or certain strains of E. coli, following ingestion of contaminated ...

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

... care treatments for effectiveness against four strains of community acquired MRSA. Breaks in the skin, ... to see if they would kill a wide range of MRSA strains since MRSA has mutated significantly into more ... all four of the tested MRSA strains. The four strains tested were USA300-1, USA300-2, USA300-3, and ...

New target for anti-flu drug development

... effective against potentially pandemic influenza strains like H5N1. Their findings have been published ... to be highly conserved between avian and human strains of the virus. Scientists at Cure Lab found that ... important since an increasing number of influenza strains are becoming resistant to the drugs that are now ...

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

... virus ("California/04"), which was one of the original viral strains selected by the WHO for vaccine manufacturers. The Company previously ... seasonal flu vaccine production. The WHO recently made a new set of seed strains using new viral isolates, such as the California/07, in hopes of ...

Synthetic Genomics Inc. and ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company Sign Exclusive, Multi-Year Agreement to Develop Next Generation Biofuels Using Photosynthetic Algae

... work in a systematic approach to find, optimize, and/or engineer superior strains of algae, and to define and develop the best systems for large-scale ... time consuming. One of SGI's achievements has been in engineering algal strains that produce lipids in a continuous process that is currently more ...

New Probiotics Bacteria Supplier ProbioFerm, LLC Provides the Highest Quality Beneficial Bacteria Available for Product Development

... ProbioFerm grows most bacteria strains, including both Probiotic strains and forage preservation bacteria , and possesses the capability to ... levels of contract fermentation and can provide bulk cultures of various strains of bacteria. The company is experienced in partnering with customers in ...

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

... in livestock. Enhanced with one of Ganeden Biotech's patented strains of Bacillus coagulans , GanPro survives pelleting and other manufacturing ... for an array of technologies all over the world. Ganeden Biotech's various strains of Bacillus coagulans and its related patents are available for license ...

Ganeden Biotech, Liquid Health Labs Unveil New Drink Technology

... to improve digestive health and boost immunity. Unlike many probiotic strains currently found in popular yogurt brands, Ganeden BC30 (R) is able to ... a naturally-occurring hardened shell of organic material accounts for the strains viability and effectiveness. About Ganeden Biotech Founded in ...

Mouse study reveals genetic component of empathy

... couldn't make that [association]." The differences exhibited by the two strains show that there is a genetic component to the ability to perceive and act ... Future studies will focus on the genetic differences between the mouse strains to try to identify some of the specific genes that may be involved. ...

Mathematical models reveal how organisms transcend the sum of their genes

... on its growth and function. Virologists have previously created strains with 11 of the possible gene arrangements, but with their computational ... all 120 possible gene-order variants. Comparisons of the simulated strains revealed that the positions of the first and last genes are key to viral ...

Ganeden Biotech Receives Frost & Sullivan 'Probiotics Product Innovation' Award

... This probiotic bacteria is more robust than traditional probiotic strains because it is protected by a spore, which is analogous to a seed and ... Ganeden BC30 has many times the rate of survival of the probiotic strains typically found in most probiotic-enhanced yogurts and can survive baking ...

New Young Investigator Grants for Probiotics Research Announced

... in sufficient quantities. Substantial evidence is showing that certain strains of probiotics can improve digestive health and enhance immune function. ... emerging research reinforces the benefits of regularly consuming specific strains of probiotics for specific conditions. These grants will help to advance ...

MultiVu Video Feed: New Rapid Test to Diagnose Flu May Help With Upcoming Flu Season

... 3M(TM) Rapid Detection Flu A+B Test Differentiates Flu strains A & B In 15 Minutes Each year up to 20 percent of the U.S. population ... test can help hospital laboratories quickly and reliably detect the A & B strains of the flu. The 3M(TM) Rapid Detection Flu A+B Test detects and ...

Sangamo BioSciences Presents Data at ICAAC Demonstrating 'In Vivo' Protection Against HIV Infection by CCR5-ZFN Therapeutic

... of the known co-receptors for HIV, since the most commonly transmitted strains of HIV are strains that bind to CCR5 -- so-called "R5" strains. A small fraction of the ...

Positive Study Results for Ceftaroline Phase III Clinical Study for the Treatment of Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections Presented at ICAAC / IDSA

... activity of ceftaroline (CPT) vs. vancomycin (VM) against MRSA and hVISA strains in a pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) model (Poster A-979)(5) ... activity of ceftaroline (CPT) vs. vancomycin (VM) against MRSA and hVISA strains in a pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) model (Poster A-979). To ...

Engineering nanoparticles for maximum strength

... have shown only a limited ability to withstand large internal strains before they fail. Overcoming this limitation could lead to great advances ... hollow spherical geometry confers both high strength and relatively high strains at failure. The ability to endure high stress and strain is a direct ...

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

... latest effort to diversify the vaccine stockpile program to include new strains of the H5N1 virus. The antigen lot accepted today will protect against a ... and for which there is no preexisting immunity. This is why pandemic strains have such potential to cause severe morbidity and mortality. The H5N1 ...

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

... GS20 sequencing system, and compared these sequences with several other strains of F. tularensis , including a strain with reduced pathogencity and an ... and colleagues were able to distinguish the clinical strain from 80 other strains of F. tularensis . While high-throughput sequencing technology and the ...

MIT explains spread of 1918 flu

... Control and Prevention reported on the varying infectiousness of these strains last year, but the PNAS study is the first that explains the exact ... could aid researchers in monitoring the HA mutations in the H5N1 avian flu strains currently circulating in Asia. These mutations could enable the virus to ...

QSB Anti-Virulence Platform Inhibits Biofilm Formation by Staphylococcus Aureus MRSA and Candida sp

... biofilm formation by MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) strains and fungal organisms such as Candida sp. QuoNova's business strategy is ... against multiple pathogenic Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacterial strains as well as fungi. These promising results, which are the subject of ...

Sangamo BioSciences Presents Data Demonstrating 'In Vivo' Protection Against HIV Infection by CCR5-ZFN Therapeutic

... of the known co-receptors for HIV, since the most commonly transmitted strains of HIV are strains that bind to CCR5 -- so-called "R5" strains. A small fraction of the ...
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