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Karl Strauss and GreenHouse Partner to Create Alternative Fuel from Beer Waste

... Strauss Brewing Company to convert spent beer yeast into ethanol fuel for California residents and ... Strauss Brewing Company to convert spent beer yeast into ethanol fuel for California residents and ... has signed off on providing 28 tons of spent beer yeast per week. GreenHouse will collect the left-over ...

New method may accelerate drug discovery for difficult diseases like Parkinson's

... Parkinson's disease. This technique uses baker's yeast to synthesize and screen the molecules, cutting ... issue of Nature Chemical Biology , uses baker's yeast cells to perform most of the same work in a ... cyclic peptides into cells of a well-established yeast model of Parkinson's disease that was created in ...

Novel drug discovery tool could identify promising new therapies for Parkinson's disease

... Institutes of Health have turned simple baker's yeast into a virtual army of medicinal chemists capable ... , the researchers showed that they can rescue yeast cells from toxic levels of a protein implicated ... cyclic peptides had a protective effect on the yeast cells and on neurons in an animal model of ...

Alltech, Mitsui and Asahi Breweries Create New Venture

... a joint venture company trading as Advanced yeast Technologies Japan between Mitsui and Asahi. ... a joint venture company trading as Advanced yeast Technologies Japan between Mitsui and Asahi . ... more than 28 years' experience in the area of yeast production, processing and development will ...

J. Craig Venter Institute Researchers Publish Significant Advance in Genome Assembly Technology

... the large DNA segments, so they turned to the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. They were then able ... damage). Realizing how robustly yeast performed, the team wondered if it could be used ... relatively short segments were inserted into yeast cells in one step and through the mechanism of ...

AdvanDx Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Yeast Traffic Light PNA FISH(TM)

... announced it received FDA 510(k) clearance of the yeast Traffic Light PNA FISH(TM) to identify Candida yeast species directly from positive blood cultures. ... time, laboratories can identify, in a single yeast Traffic Light test, up to five Candida species ...

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

... have identified the genomic origins of the lager yeast Saccharomyces pastorianus , which could help ... possible. Saccharomyces pastorianus , the yeast used in lager brewing, is a "hybrid" organism of two yeast species, Saccharomyces bayanus and S. ...

New yeast trick for eating favorite food: Details in Nature paper

... provides more energy than any other sugar, and yeast has evolved a complex genetic network to ensure ... a previously unknown mechanism that allows yeast to shut down the metabolism of another sugar, ... Nature on 30 July 2008. Narrated video of yeast growing in the experimental conditions is ...

Growing old together: Yeast, worms and people may age by similar mechanisms

... conducted a genome-wide analysis of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae and the nematode worm ... that if a particular gene modulates aging in both yeast and nematodes, there is a good chance that gene ... were known to modulate aging, and scanned the yeast genome for genes with highly similar sequences. ...

Vyta Corp Acquires 100% Ownership of BIOAGRA, LLC

... distributes AGRASTIM(R), a proprietary all-natural, biologically active yeast Beta-1,3/1,6-D-glucan feed supplement. AGRASTIM(R) has been listed by The ... produces, markets and sells AGRASTIM(R), a purified, all natural, nontoxic yeast Beta 1,3/1,6-D glucan product with a high bioactivity function that ...

Mark Whitacre, Ph.D. Promoted at Cypress Systems, Inc. and a Warner Brothers' Movie to Be Filmed About Him

... Yeast, was standardized and approved as the research standard selenium yeast source by the Division of Cancer Prevention of the National Cancer ... a positive contribution regarding the importance of selenium from selenium yeast in cancer prevention and several other health-related research areas." ...

Genencor Launches First Ever Commercial Enzyme Product for Cellulosic Ethanol

... The remaining nutrients from enzyme production are available to the yeast in addition to the fermentable sugars produced by saccharification. ... with saccharification carbohydrate profile analysis or subsequent yeast fermentation. About Genencor Genencor, a division of Danisco A/S, is a ...

Scientists synthesize memory in yeast cells

... researchers have successfully synthesized a DNA-based memory loop in yeast cells, findings that mark a significant step forward in the emerging field ... two of these newly synthesized, transcription factor-coding genes into a yeast cell, and then exposed the cell to galactose (a kind of sugar). The first ...

Scientists synthesize memory in yeast cells

... researchers have successfully synthesized a DNA-based memory loop in yeast cells, findings that mark a significant step forward in the emerging field ... two of these newly synthesized, transcription factor-coding genes into a yeast cell, and then exposed the cell to galactose (a kind of sugar). The first ...

W.M. Keck Foundation Awards $1 Million to Hutchinson Center Scholar to Study How Cells Go Awry

... member of the Center's Basic Sciences Division, studies social interactions between cells. Her lab set up an artificial system in which two sets of yeast cells are forced to cooperate when each lacks the ability to make an essential nutrient required for life. Each strain's essential nutrient is ...

Israeli scientists show bacteria can plan ahead

... the yeast's environment heats up. Although the system was somewhat more complicated that that of E. coli , the scientists found that when the wine yeast feel the heat, they begin activating genes for dealing with the stresses of the next stage. Further analysis showed that this anticipation and early ...

American Biotech Labs(R) Garners 2009 Utah Best of State Award

... have been approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a disinfectant for dental water lines, and as a surface disinfectant for bacteria, yeast and mold in hospital, residential, commercial and industrial settings; and by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for wound management. The ...

Human Genome Sciences and Novozymes Announce Amendment to Albumin Fusion License Agreement

... Executive Vice President, Novozymes, said, "We are delighted to expand this license agreement with HGS. We license both the fusion protein and the yeast expression systems, which have been optimised for producing albumin fusion proteins as the solution that provides an efficacious half-life in ...

Celsis Introduces ReACT(TM) RNA-Based Microbial Detection Assays

... ReACT assays use proprietary selections of ribosomal RNA sequences to confirm or to rule out the presence of Gram-negative organisms, Staph. aureus, yeast and mold, and can be customized for facility-specific or wild strain organisms. "Serious contamination events, while somewhat rare, do happen. ...

White Paper Details How DNA Sequencing Services Can Prevent Cleanroom Shutdowns at Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

... Champagne said. The white paper identifies the shortcomings of traditional identification methods, such as only identifying bacteria or yeast only; requiring live, isolated colonies; demanding colonies grown in specific media to match library; delivering subjective results; requiring ...

Sigma-Aldrich and Sangamo BioSciences Announce the Achievement of Key Throughput Milestone in Research Reagents Agreement

... modern biotechnology. Zinc finger DNA-binding proteins (ZFPs) are the dominant class of naturally-occurring transcription factors in organisms from yeast to humans. Transcription factors, which are found in the nucleus of every cell, bind to DNA to regulate gene expression. Though there are many kinds ...

Neogen Reports Best Quarter in Its 26-Year History

... by more than 50% on a year-to-year comparison for the quarter. The Soleris system allows for the accurate detection of spoilage organisms, such as yeast and mold, in a fraction of the time of traditional microbial detection methods. Similarly, sales of the disposable samplers used with Neogen's ...

ConjuChem and Novozymes Enter Long-Term Supply Agreement for Recombumin(R) use in PC-DAC(TM):Exendin-4

... industrial bio-solutions, which both improves customers' business and the use of the planet's resources. Novozymes Biopharma is a world leader in yeast based protein expression, bringing over 20 years worth of experience in industrial scale recombinant protein production to the biopharmaceutical ...

RNAi Helps Illuminate the Inner Workings of the Cell Cycle: Synthetic RNAissance™ Genes Created by DNA2.0 Enable Key Research

... all of its chromosomes are lined up on the mitotic spindle. This cell cycle checkpoint is essential to prevent serious genetic damage in animals from yeast to humans. "We were delighted to help Dr. Pines by designing and making our RNAissance genes," said Dr. Jeremy Minshull, the DNA2.0 ...

White Paper Details How DNA Sequencing Services Can Prevent Cleanroom Shutdowns at Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

... Champagne said. The white paper identifies the shortcomings of traditional identification methods, such as only identifying bacteria or yeast only; requiring live, isolated colonies; demanding colonies grown in specific media to match library; delivering subjective results; requiring ...

San Diego universities, government and industry rally around local Clean-Tech cluster

... and chemically convert them to fatty acid methyl esters (FAMEs), the primary molecules in biodiesel. Examples of membrane sources include bacteria or yeast grown on sugar (glucose) as an energy source or micro-algae grown by way of photosynthesis. ...

Preliminary Report of American Biotech Labs HIV Study Featured in Inaugural Issue of Journal of the Science of Healing Outcomes

... and molds. ABL products have been approved by the U.S. EPA as a disinfectant for dental water lines, and as a surface disinfectant for bacteria, yeast and mold in hospital, residential, commercial and industrial settings. The company's products are sold worldwide at health food stores and by medical ...

DOE JGI Director Eddy Rubin highlights the genomics of plant-based biofuels in the journal Nature

... degrade lignin by gaining access through the protective matrix surrounding the cellulose microfibrils of plant cell walls. Another fungus, the yeast Pichia stipitis, ferments the five-carbon "wood sugar" xylose abundant in hardwoods and agricultural harvest residue. Rubin says that Pichia's ...

BioEnergy International, LLC Acquires Assets of OmniGene Bioproducts, Inc.

... molecular biology, cell biology, and fermentation technology, with Bacillus subtilis, Corynebacterium glutamicum, Escherichia coli, Streptomyces, and yeast species. "The addition of Jan Pero, Rog Yocum, and their world-renowned R&D team, as well as their library of proprietary strains, organisms and ...

Sangamo BioSciences and Sigma-Aldrich Announce Research and License Agreement With Roche for the Use of ZFN Technology for Generation of Transgenic Animals

... of any species." Zinc finger DNA-binding proteins (ZFPs) are the dominant class of naturally occurring transcription factors in organisms from yeast to humans. Transcription factors, which are found in the nucleus of every cell, bind to DNA to regulate gene expression. Though there are many ...

Dow AgroSciences Announces Early Exercise of Option for Commercial License With Sangamo BioSciences for Plants

... as plants custom-engineered for the biofuels industry." ZFPs are the dominant class of naturally occurring transcription factors in organisms from yeast to humans. Transcription factors, which are found in the nucleus of every cell, bind to DNA to regulate gene expression. The ability to selectively ...

Dow AgroSciences, Sangamo BioSciences Announce the Achievement of Key Milestones in Plant Agriculture Collaboration

... to grant sublicenses to other companies in the industry. ZFPs are the dominant class of naturally occurring transcription factors in organisms from yeast to humans. Transcription factors, which are found in the nucleus of every cell, bind to DNA to regulate gene expression. The ability to selectively ...

Rentschler Biotechnologie Announces Cooperation with Boehringer Ingelheim

... cell culture systems with yields well above industry standard in animal component free media. The Austria site offers high-expression in bacteria and yeast with exceptionally high productivities using proprietary systems. In the plasmid DNA manufacturing arena Boehringer Ingelheim in Austria has set the ...

Cadus Reports First Quarter 2008 Results

... for the first quarter of 2008 and 2007 consisted solely of a licensing fee paid by OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for its non-exclusive license to Cadus's yeast technologies. As of March 31, 2008, Cadus had 13,144,040 shares outstanding. This press release may contain forward-looking statements that ...

Nutrition 21 Reports Fiscal Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... compared to $15.8 million in the comparable quarter a year ago. The year-ago quarter included a large one-time sale of Selenomax(R) High Selenium yeast -- without this sale, the year-ago revenues would have been $13.2 million. The company reported a net loss of $8.2 million for the quarter ...

Sangamo BioSciences Announces License Agreement For the Use of ZFP Technology For Generation of Transgenic Animals

... as models of human disease and for drug development. " ZFPs are the dominant class of naturally occurring transcription factors in organisms from yeast to humans. Transcription factors, which are found in the nucleus of every cell, bind to DNA to regulate gene expression. Though there are many kinds ...

pH Balanced RepHresh Vaginal Gel(R) now Available to Women in Canada Attacking Tough, Embarrassing Feminine Issues

... wrong with them -- that they are abnormal. It's simply not true." Women are nearly twice more likely to experience feminine odor than to have a yeast infection. While some women only experience occasional feminine odor, many women are more susceptible to chronic odor which can disrupt their life. ...

Sangamo BioSciences Announces Expansion of Research and License Agreement With Genentech for ZFP Technology for Protein Pharmaceutical Production

... President of Sigma-Aldrich's Research Biotech Unit. ZFPs are the dominant class of naturally occurring transcription factors in organisms from yeast to humans. Transcription factors, which are found in the nucleus of every cell, bind to DNA to regulate gene expression. Though there are many kinds ...

Venter Institute Scientists Create First Synthetic Bacterial Genome

... base pairs or 1/4th of the whole genome. At this stage the team could not obtain half genome clones in E. coli, so the team experimented with yeast and found that it tolerated the large foreign DNA molecules well, and that they were able to assemble the fragments together by homologous ...

Bruker Announces Availability of New HUPO World Congress Proteomics Posters on Web Site

... of Breast Cancer Sections by MALDI Tissue Imaging Poster T175 Glycoproteomics -- Relative Quantification of Glyco-Proteins from yeast Lysate by Means of ConA Capturing, ICPL Labeling and MALDI-TOF MS Poster T341 -- Full Glycoprotein Characterization by the Combination of High ...
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