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Gene-engineered flies are pest solution

... creation of the flies that, when released into a wild population, could out-compete the normal male ... males are often less competitive than their wild brethren and so an awkward balance must be stuck ... males carrying our transgenic system mate with wild females, all progeny die during embryogenesis ...

Innocoll Appoints Anthony H. Wild Ph.D. to Its Board of Directors

... been appointed to its board of directors. Dr. wild is a co-founder and General Partner of BOWS ... Inc., a special acquisitions corporation. Dr. wild was the Chairman of MedPointe Pharmaceuticals ... 2001 until 2006. Between 1995 and 2000, Dr wild worked for the Warner-Lambert Company, of Morris ...

Modernizing Continuing Education With Online Courses

... credentialing options. Ann Johnson, CEO of wild Iris Medical Education took part in the ... http://www.skyradionet.com/player.cfm?ID=5224 . wild Iris Medical Education has been publishing ... by Ann Johnson, RN and Lauren Robertson, MPT, wild Iris offers the busy healthcare professional the ...

ZyGEM and DIAGNOTEC Collaborate on Diagnostics for Detecting a Devastating Virus Attacking Salmon

... Critical to Prevent IPN Viral Spread in Fish Farms and wild Stocks - HAMILTON, New Zealand, SOLANA BEACH, Calif. and SANTIAGO, ... to the fast-growing $70 billion worldwide fish farming industry* and to wild fish stocks. Vigilance in detection of the virus and prompt destruction ...

First electrophysical recording of sleep in a wild animal

... In the first experiment to record the electrophysiology of sleep in a wild animal, three-toed sloths carrying miniature electroencephalogram ... certainly encourage researchers who would like to monitor animals in the wild to join our ongoing studies or initiate work using the system. ...

Quick microchip test for dangerous antibiotic resistant bacteria

... are spread in the environment, food samples, or even in farm and wild animals. "Our chips have already been used very successfully in a ... resistance in human clinical isolates, foods, farm animals and also in wild animals, where we were looking at them as possible reservoirs of infection ...

Blazing Trails: Dr. Ellery Knake Remembered for His Contributions to Weed Science

... aquatic weeds that clog our waterways and impact water quality. 3. Controlling invasive weeds that destroy biodiversity in our rangelands and wild areas. 4. Developing weed management techniques for organic farming. 5. Reducing the impact of weeds on human health and allergies. 6. Researching ...

MIT reels in RNA surprise with microbial ocean catch

... this work in the May 14 issue of Nature . The team used a technique called metatranscriptomics, which allows them to analyze the RNA molecules of wild microbes, something that previously could be done only with lab-cultured microbes. Microbes are ultra-sensitive environmental sensors that respond ...

Transgenomic Completes Licensing Option With Dana-Farber Cancer Institute on Cold-PCR for Enrichment of DNA Mutations

... tool in analyzing DNA variations, especially where the mutant alleles are at a very low concentration within the sample (less than 1% of the total wild type allele concentration). Cold-PCR protocols preferentially amplify heteroduplexes such that mutant alleles become enriched compared to normal ...

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

... 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. When they occur they can cost companies hundreds of ...

Ecologists propose first prevention for white-nose syndrome death in bats

... by the fungus. The simulation showed that the patterns and proportion about 82 percent of bat mortality observed in affected populations in the wild are consistent with a large increase in the amount of time spent out of hibernation during the winter months. Their results, they say, provide ...

Mosquito genes linked to insecticide resistance may be new target in fight against malaria

... insecticide resistance in laboratory populations of An. funestus may be a landmark finding in malaria prevention when applied to the evaluation of wild mosquito populations. "Routine use of these molecular markers for resistance will provide early warning of future control problems due to ...

'Museomics' yields new insights into extinct Tasmanian tiger

... featuresa striking example of convergent evolution in mammals. Extensively hunted by farmers, the thylacine was becoming increasingly rare in the wild at the time the National Zoo acquired the female and cubs, and was declared extinct in 1936 upon the death of the last captive animal. Genetic ...

A Scientific Milestone: Sex of Dolphin at SeaWorld San Diego Determined Prior to Conception

... setting," said Dr. Justine O'Brien, scientific director of the Center. "There are many species, such as dolphins and elephants, which in the wild exist in single-sex dominated groups. Our continued advancements in sex-selection technology will allow zoos to provide optimal social environments ...

Oberon FMR Wins Top Prize at BioWest 2008 Venture Showcase Competition

... a major problem faced by the aquaculture industry, namely its reliance on a constrained resource: fish meal protein. Fish meal is produced from wild stocks of school fish generally considered undesirable for human consumption. Over the last decade, the supply of fish meal has remained stable, if ...

Genetic clock makers at UC San Diego publish their 'timepiece' in Nature

... could have easily started as some kind of primitive negative feedback loop, with the positive loop coming later to regularize it," said Hasty. wild Oscillations More and more studies are being published showing that gene function oscillates in cells in the wild. "Within individual cells, ...

S*BIO Completes US$26 Million Equity Financing

... Currently in Phase 1 clinical trials in the U.S., SB1518 is a small molecule JAK2-selective kinase inhibitor which has high potency against both the wild type JAK2 kinase and the JAK2 kinase with the V617F mutation. The V617F mutation is found in high frequencies in certain types of hematological ...

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

... on lignocellulose." While Rubin acknowledges that this strategy is in its infancy, rapid progress is being made. "Over the past 10,000 years, wild plant species were selected for their desirable traits resulting in today's highly productive food crops. We simply don't have thousands of years in ...

ImQuest Receives $6.4 M Five Year Award from NIH to Develop Long-Lasting Combination Topical Microbicides To Prevent HIV Transmission

... goal to develop a multi-product barrier for women that will inhibit several steps in the process of HIV infection, suppress the transmission of both wild type and resistant viruses, and which will only need to be applied once per week, or even once per month." The IPCP-HTM project will focus on the ...

Palladian Muscular Skeletal Health (formerly Prism Health Networks) to Promote Collaborative, Expanded Practice Model at Major Insurance Conference in June

... be on hand to personalize his new book -- "What a Party! My Life Among Democrats: Presidents, Candidates, Donors, Activists, Alligators and Other wild Animals", acclaimed as the political book of the year, along with an interactive cocktail reception allowing individuals an opportunity to meet ...

DuPont Expands Animal Health Solutions Business in Asia

... biosecurity -- wheel dips and sprays -- Foot dips -- Hand washing and protective clothing -- Avoiding poultry stock coming into contact with wild birds -- Thorough cleaning of poultry houses with a heavy duty multipurpose cleanser -- Regular, thorough and effective disinfection of poultry ...

Sturgeon and Caviar From Aquaculture: United Food Technologies AG Hands Over Turnkey Plant

... of resources, sustainability and quality of the product are harmonized using our unique technology." Over fishing of the populations in the wild has made sturgeon and caviar a rarity. More and more commercial enterprises, caterers, hotels and airlines rely on good quality produce from ...

S*BIO Receives Orphan Drug Designation for JAK2 Inhibitor SB1518 for the Treatment of Myeloproliferative Disorders

... research and protocol assistance. About SB1518 SB1518 is a small molecule JAK2-selective kinase inhibitor which has high potency against both the wild type JAK2 kinase and the JAK2 kinase with the V617F mutation. The V617F mutation is found in high frequencies in certain types of hematological ...

Chemists measure copper levels in zinc oxide nanowires

... ZnO nanowires with an eye toward manipulating the nanowires to improve performance. The copper acts like a smart tag that you put on an animal in the wild to trace where it travels, says Eustis. The role copper plays in ZnO nanowires is ambiguous. Published studies differ on whether the copper ...

Fovea Pharmaceuticals Completes EUR30M Series B Financing

... Sander Slootweg will join the Board of Directors which is comprised of Antoine Papiernik (Sofinnova Partners), Tim Haines (Abingworth), Anthony wild (Bows Pharmaceuticals) and Bernard Gilly. Bernard Gilly has been elected as Chairman of the Board. "Fovea's unique product platform has led to the ...

Roche to Nominate Independent Directors for Election at Ventana's 2008 Annual Stockholders Meeting

... FN Realty Services, Inc. from 1983 to 1987 and is currently the non-executive Chairman of DDi Corporation. -- Anthony H. Wild, Ph.D. Dr. wild has served as a general partner of Bows Pharmaceuticals AG since October 2006, served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ...

Enzyme promotes fat formation

... of fat cells in worms and mammalian cells and that by reducing it, fat stores decreased. Mice with lower levels of TPPII were thinner than their wild type littermates, although their food intake was comparable. The authors hope that TPPII could be exploited as a drug target to help fight ...

Genstar Names Michael Hurt to Its Strategic Advisory Board

... such leading companies as Pharmacia & Upjohn, Inc., CNA Insurance Companies, ITT Corporation, Deere & Co., Axia Health Management, MedImmune, Inc., wild Oats Markets, WellPoint, Inc., NEN Life Science Products, and ICOS Corporation. About Genstar Capital, LLC Based in San Francisco, Genstar Capital ...

BSP Pharma Inc., Makers of FlexNow(TM) Joint Formula Sign Distribution Deal with Vitamin Shoppe and GNC

... dietary supplement made with one ingredient: shea nut triterpenes, the most powerful inflammation fighter of any known botanical. Harvested in the wild in West Africa, the shea nut (the nut is actually the pit of the shea fruit) which produces shea oil has been used for centuries as a food product ...

Despite confinement, crop genes can spread fast to wild

... genes, reducing the risk that they'll spread to wild relatives. But an investigation by scientists ... worried about gene flow from cultivated crops to wild relatives," says Ralph Haygood, a UW-Madison ... inserted genes flow from crops to nearby wild populations and become a permanent feature of ...

Selection of Standards for Bio-Plex Cytokine Assays, Rev A

... for Bio-Plex immunoassays (Nix and wild 2001). Standard ... using the response values (Nix and wild 2001). The analysis is performed by calculating ... distributed across the entire range (Nix and wild 2001). The regression routine will ...

Principles of Curve Fitting for Multiplex Sandwich Immunoassays, Rev B

... results of ELISA and other immunoassays (Nix and wild 2001). An example of a GM-CSF Bio-Plex ... >0.99 is considered a very good fit (Nix and wild 2001). The primary advantage of this ... standards and spiked recovery (Nix and wild 2001, Davies 2001). Backcalculation of ...

Detection of Mutations in the Fas Antigen of Lymphoma Tumors by RT-PCR and Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis

... bands formed by polymorphic and wild type cDNA. The myeloma cell line 8226, which ... been fully sequenced and shown to be wild type sequence. Of the patient specimens ... 2, two display a single band characteristic of wild type sequence. Patient specimens 4, 5, ...

TURBO DNase: Hyperactive, Salt Tolerant DNase

... K m for DNA by 6-fold, compared to wild type (wt) DNase I. In addition, TURBO ... is in the nanomolar (nM) range. wild type DNase I in comparison, loses significant ... Highly Pure, RNase-free wild type DNase I is typically ...

The Fastest, Simplest, and Most Effective Way to Remove DNA Contamination

... better DNA removal than with wild type DNase I Perform DNA ... I with a 6-fold lower K m for DNA than wild type DNase I. As a result, ... DNA-free Kit with a popular wild type DNase I enzyme (Competitor P). To ...

Superior Gene Silencing Using Adenoviral Vectors

... hairpin siRNAs targeting either the wild type or the mutant allele were designed generated ... had perfect complementarity to the wild type allele, and preferentially suppressed ... was perfectly complementary to the wild type construct, whereas that of ...

RNA Amplification Just Got Better: MessageAmp II

... generated with ArrayScript compared to wild type M-MLV, AMV, or other ... II (SSII), SuperScript III (SSIII), or wild type (wt) M-MLV RT in a 20 l reaction ... (AS; 200 U), SuperScript II (SSII; 200 U); wild type M-MLV RT (200 U), ...

DNA Removal for Bioprocessing Applications

... TURBO DNase Outperforms wild Type DNase I Jon ... binds DNA more tightly than the wild type enzyme, enabling more ... maintain healthy, living cells. wild type DNase I maintains only ...

ArrayScript RT: Maximize Yields of Full-length cDNA

... higher yields of full-length cDNA than wild type RTs, and rivals even the newest engineered ... II (SSII), SuperScript III (SSIII), or wild type (wt) M-MLV RT in a 20 l reaction ... RNA compared to cDNA synthesized using wild type M-MLV, AMV, or other engineered ...
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